Undisputed leader of Serie A, Juventus Turin can still take a big step towards the title in the event of a victory at AC Milan (9.45 pm) coupled with a new faux pas by Lazio Rome against Lecce (7.30 pm) on Tuesday of the 31st day.
Juve, who are seven steps ahead of their Roman runner-up, will travel to San Siro to win their fifth straight game since the restart and get closer to a ninth Scudetto in a row.
The teammates of Gianluigi Buffon, who became the most capped player in the history of Serie A with 648 games played on Saturday, have only one hitch, the defeat in the final of the Italian Cup against Naples on penalties , just before the resumption of the championship.
AC Milan (7th), who are fighting with AS Rome and Naples for a place in the Europa League, has the opportunity to confirm his beautiful victory (3-0) obtained on the ground of Lazio on Saturday.
After this heavy defeat, the Roman club will have the obligation to revive against Lecce, 18th and first relegation, at the opening of this 31st day (19:30).
Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi can count on the return of the top scorer in the Ciro Immobile championship (29 goals), suspended from the Milanese, to start from the front.
The second Roman team, AS Rome (5th), who almost said goodbye to the Champions League by conceding three losses in a row, will receive Parma (12th) Wednesday evening and will have to find their way to victory on pain of being done overtake by Napoli (6th), which will move to Genoa (17th) a few hours earlier.
For its part, Atalanta Bergamo (4th) will receive the Sampdoria Genoa (14th) and will aim for a ninth consecutive success under the impetus of its duo of Colombian attackers Muriel and Zapata, 30 achievements between them.
Finally, Inter Milan (3rd) will play big Thursday at the end of this day on the lawn of a contender for Europe, Hellas Verona (8th). The Milanese, who missed the opportunity to return to a point of Lazio Sunday by losing against Bologna (2-1), are now under threat from Atalanta Bergamo for third place.
Program for the 31st day of the Italian Championship:
(7:30 p.m.) Lecce - Lazio Rome
(9:45 p.m.) AC Milan - Juventus
(7:30 p.m.) Fiorentina - Cagliari
Genoa - Naples
(9:45 p.m.) AS Rome - Parma
Atalanta Bergamo - Sampdoria Genoa
Bologna - Sassuolo
Torino - Brescia
(7:30 p.m.) Spal - Udinese
(9:45 p.m.) Hellas Verona - Inter Milan
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