Full Predictions for Serie A Round 29: Sarri Hosts Juventus in the Capital

Following some of the stunning events witnessed last weekend, forecasting the outcome of the upcoming round will be an incredibly daunting task. Nevertheless, we’ll try our best to predict the results from what should be another exciting matchday in Calcio. On Easter weekend, all fixtures will be played between Friday and Saturday, including the big capital showdown between Lazio and Juventus. So here are our full predictions for Serie A Round 29.

Salernitana vs Inter

After avoiding another defeat at the hands of Juventus thanks to a last-minute equalizer in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-finals, Inter will be eager to bounce back in the league by earning a timely win over their hosts Salernitana.

The Southerners are never an easy prey at home and they remain undefeated since the appointment of their new manager Paulo Sousa. However, their relatively-safe league position could have a negative effect on their determination level, which would fall in favor of Simone Inzaghi’s men.

Prediction: Lautaro Martinez to drag Inter out of the dark tunnel.

Lecce vs Napoli

Unfortunately for Lecce, they have been granted the task of hosting a wounded Napoli side that will be looking to unleash its frustration on the back of last weekend’s embarrassing defeat at the hands of Milan.

However, let’s not forget that the Giallorossi had earned a valuable 1-1 draw at the Maradona Stadium in the reverse fixture thanks to Lorenzo Colombo’s outrageous equalizer.

So can Marco Baroni’s side produce another heroic performance at the Villa del Mare? Or will they suffer the Patertenopei’s wrath?

Prediction: Napoli to regain their footing with a convincing win ahead of the Champions League quarter-finals.

Milan vs Empoli

With the morale at Milanello hitting sky-high, the Rossoneri will host Empoli at the San Siro in their last test before the resumption of their promising Champions League campaign.

Following Stefano Pioli’s triumphant return to the 4-2-3-1 formation, Rafael Leao and Brahim Diaz were unplayable in Naples, but it remains to be seen if the golden pair can produce this type of scintillating displays week in week out.

But in any case, Milan should have enough talent among their ranks to suffocate the Azzurri who had been on a long skid prior to last weekend’s slim win over Lecce.

Prediction: Milan to gain more momentum ahead of UCL showdown

Udinese vs Monza

While both sides are coming off a defeat, Monza has been more consistent throughout the campaign, while Udinese’s displays vary between spectacular wins and woeful routings.

Therefore, predicting the Zebrette’s form remains a tough task on its own, but Raffaele Palladino’s well-balanced side can always deliver away from home. So we lean towards the Biancorossi regardless of what Udinese will have in store for us this weekend.

Prediction: Monza to gain another impressive win.

Fiorentina vs Spezia

Between the Coppa Italia and the Europa Conference League, Fiorentina seem to be fully focused on their cup commitments. Nevertheless, we still expect the Viola to show up in front of their supporters at the Artemio Franchi.

For their part, Spezia will be looking to gain at least one point to keep themselves afloat above the relegation zone. With M’bala Nzola back and Daniel Maldini taking his game up a notch, the Aquilotti might pull off the biggest upset of Serie A Round 29.

Prediction: Spezia to snatch a surprising win.

Atalanta vs Bologna

Following a recent skid, Atalanta have regained their balance with back-to-back wins. But in earnest, La Dea still lacks an eyebrow-raising win against a solid opponent to confirm the team’s upswing. So will it come at Bologna’s expense?

The Emilians are enjoying a fine campaign under the guidance of Thiago Motta, with the likes of Lewis Ferguson and Stefan Posch making names for themselves in Italian football.

The Rossoblu’s positive form leaves the door open for an upset in Bergamo, but a draw remains a more concrete target for the visitors.

Prediction: Atalanta and Bologna to share the spoils.

Sampdoria vs Cremonese

When it comes to bottom-of-the-table dogfights, they don’t come any plainer than that. 19th-placed Sampdoria will host 20th-placed Cremonese in an encounter between two doomed sides who already have a foot in Serie B. Nonetheless, this remains an interesting one to watch.

Due to Cremonese’s midweek defeat at the hands of Fiorentina in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final, the Tigers’ morale surely took a hit. Moreover, the Blucerchiati should be the fresher team on a physical level.

Prediction: Sampdoria to seal a win at home

Torino vs Roma

Following back-to-back defeats, Roma returned to the win column last weekend with a comfortable victory over Sampdoria. But in Round 29, they will be facing a significantly sterner task in the shape of Torino who currently reside in the middle of the Serie A table.

Moreover, the Granata feel that they could have collected more points this season as the final results didn’t always do them justice.

This should be one of the more thrilling contests of the weekend and we expect it to be a razor-tight affair.

Prediction: Torino to prevail over Roma.

Verona vs Sassuolo

At the Bentegodi Stadium, Verona will be desperate to gain three points that approach them from the safe zone. On the other hand, Sassuolo have very little to play for at the moment, yet, they gave been collecting points for fun in their last five outings.

Despite the Gialloblu’s great determination, the Neroverdi’s superior quality should be the decisive factor in this encounter.

Prediction: Sassuolo to earn a convincing win.

Lazio vs Juventus

In the biggest clash of Round 29, two of the most in-form Serie A sides will collide at the Olimpico Stadium. Maurizio Sarri will host Juventus in the hopes of securing his first win over his former employers since vacating his post at Continassa.

Nevertheless, Massimiliano Allegri has his colleague’s number, and will be looking to consolidate his superiority over his fellow Tuscan.

Although the Biancocelesti have a wonderful formation that is producing slick football at the moment, the Bianconeri’s super-subs could make the difference in the end.

Prediction: Another win for Juventus. 

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