Maurizio Sarri takes on his former membership Napoli in right this moment’s Italian Cup remaining in search of his first trophy as Juventus coach days earlier than Serie A resumes after a three-month shutdown.
Juventus are chasing a record-extending 14th Italian Cup towards five-time winners Napoli in Rome, after the Turin giants’ four-year cup-winning streak was ended final season.
Sarri took over at Juventus one 12 months in the past after a season with Chelsea throughout which the Premier League facet gained the Europa League.
Before that the 61-year-old spent three seasons with Napoli, battling Juventus for the title, earlier than falling out with membership proprietor Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Cristiano Ronaldo, who missed a penalty in Friday’s semi-final second leg towards AC Milan, will begin up entrance for Juventus, whereas Napoli winger Dries Mertens is recent from breaking the membership’s all-time scoring file with a last-four aim towards Inter Milan.
Ronaldo, who has scored 25 targets this season, can raise a 30th profession trophy in Rome.