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Napoli vs. Juventus: Confirmed lineups, how to watch, and match discussion

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Perhaps Napoli's biggest league match of the season is about to start, and the stress is settling in. That creeping doubt that's such a jerk comes slowly forth; can Napoli repeat the Supercoppa magic? Will Juve magically turn around their form? Will this side just implode at the wrong moment like we've seen too often?

There's only one way to find that out, and unfortunately, we have to wait for the answer. In the meantime, all we can do is look at the lineups and see what we can figure out.

Napoli's lineup is the same as it was against Juve in Qatar, with one exception: with Faouzi Ghoulam away on AFCON duty, Miguel Britos continues at left back as Ivan Strinic still isn't fit to start just yet. As long as he continues the same restrained, stay-at-home style he showed against Cesena, Napoli should be just fine.

For Juventus, well, it's also basically the same lineup as last month. The only difference is that Stephan Lichtsteiner is unfit to play, forcing Max Allegri to throw out Martin Caceres at right back. Hopefully Napoli can take advantage of the Uruguayan's inferior pace and positioning compared to his Swiss counterpart.

Napoli: Rafael; Maggio, Albiol, Koulibaly, Britos; Gargano, David Lopez; De Guzman, Hamsik, Callejon; Higuain

Juventus: Buffon, Caceres, Bonucci, Chiellini, Evra; Marchisio, Pirlo, Pogba, Vidal; Tevez, Llorente

Watch It

TV: beIN Sports USA (U.S.), Premium Calcio (Italy), BT Sport 1 (U.K.)

Online: beIN Sports Connect (U.S.), Sky GO Italia (Italy)

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