According to several newspaper articles and even former manager Fabio Capello, Juventus are back. Having managed four consecutive wins in Serie A, they have not experienced a defeat since the end of October, keeping three clean sheets in their last three games in all competitions. But what are the reasons behind their resurgence?
For one thing, it seems having Claudio Marchisio back in the starting lineup has worked wonders. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, of the last seven games the Bianconeri have played, Marchisio only missed one -- coincidentally the loss to Sassuolo. The tactical director capable of leading the midfield, the Italian offers balance and experience to a side still searching for a solid identity.
While his presence has proved to be good luck for the Old Lady, the real reason behind the emergence of success lies in Massimiliano Allegri's decision to make fewer changes to the starting lineup. To read more, click here.