After his Roma team gave up in a 3-1 loss to AC Milan on Thursday, Jose Mourinho was furious.
Rick Karsdorp and Gianluca Mancini's late red cards provide him with a selection dilemma before a crucial match against Juventus, who are three points ahead of the hosts in fifth place and both vying for Champions League qualifying.
Roma's home record this season is impressive; they've won six and lost two of their 10 games at the Stadio Olimpico, but Mourinho's team has struggled against quality opponents the whole campaign.
They have only managed four points in six games against the current top five, and Juventus defeated them when they came to the Allianz Stadium in October.
Juventus has only lost twice this season when playing teams currently ranked in the top eight in Serie A.
They have scored decent draws with both Milan squads and Napoli in addition to victories over Roma, Fiorentina, and Lazio.
A Juventus victory over Roma on Sunday would further dent their hopes of qualifying for Europe, and given how different their big-game track record is from that of Roma this season.
Given that Juventus' last seven triumphs have all been by a score of zero, a 1-0 victory seems like a good correct score prediction.
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