Supercoppa Italiana: Ronaldo targets first Juve trophy

BY: graphic.com.gh
Supercoppa Italiana: Ronaldo targets first Juve trophy
Supercoppa Italiana: Ronaldo targets first Juve trophy

Cristiano Ronaldo will attempt to win his first trophy with his new club Juventus today when they face off with AC Milan in the Italian Super Cup today in Saudi Arabia.

The Supercoppa Italiana, which was first staged in 1988, has often been played outside of Europe. This happened first was in 1993, when Milan and Torino met in Washington D.C.

This year’s fixture will kick off at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah and will be telecast live on StarTimes’ World Football channel #245 and Mobile App (StarTimes ON) from 5:30 pm.

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StarTimes and Lega Serie A signed a 3-year-deal for the exclusive media rights of the Coppa Italia and the Supercoppa Italiana in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Supercoppa Italiana is the annual matchup between the winner of Italy's Serie A versus the Coppa Italia champion.

Below are the probable lineups with Ronaldo expected to start up front for the Bianconeri.

Juventus (4-3-3): Szczesny; Cancelo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Alex Sandro; Bentancur, Pjanic, Matuidi; Costa, Dybala, Ronaldo.

AC Milan (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Calabria, Zapata, Romagnoli, Rodriguez; Kessie, Bakayoko, Paqueta; Castillejo, Higuain, Calhanoglu.