Juventus host Napoli on Thursday hoping to get their season back on track after a recent run of dismal performances.

Juventus will host UEFA Champions League holders Chelsea on Wednesday night in a mouthwatering Group H encounter.

The Italian giants are atop the standings, level with Chelsea, after both teams registered wins in match day one of the competition.

Juventus beat Swedish outfit Malmo 3-0 on the road, while Chelsea came out 1-0 winners over Zenit at Stamford Brifge.

Both teams have a point to prove and will need all three points if they are to take a healthy lead in the competitive group.

Chelsea travel to Turin on after losing each of their last four Champions League away games against Italian opposition, with all four defeats against a different opponent. 

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What time does Juventus vs Chelsea start?

The game kicks off at 10pm Kenyan time at the Allianz Stadium.

Juventus vs Chelsea team news

Paulo Dybala picked up an injury over the weekend and joins Arthur, Alvaro Morata, and Kaio Jorge on the sidelines.

Massimiliano Allegri may be tempted to switch from a 4-4-2 formation to a 4-3-3 system as a result, Moise Kean will start up front.

He will be joined by Dejan Kulusevski and Federico Chiesa in the final third.

Mason Mount, Reece James, and Jorginho are carrying knocks and are doubts for this encounter.

The midfield will then consist of Ngolo Kante, Matteo Kovacic and Ruben Loftus-Cheek may be handed a rare start.

Romelu Lukaku will be the point man up front, supported by Kai Havertz and Timo Werner.

Juventus vs Chelsea head to head

There is nothing separating these two sides in terms of head to head encounters.

They have played each other 4 times prior to this match and each team has won one game, with the remaining two resulting in a draw.

Juventus vs Chelsea current form

Their individual form going into the match is identical as well, both losing one game in their last five.

Aside from the loss, they have both won three games and shared the spoils in one game.

Juventus vs Chelsea prediction

If history is anything to go by, then we are guaranteed goals in this game. Home advantage may give Juventus an edge but a draw could be the most likely outcome.

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