MATCHDAY: Juventus has chance to clinch 9th straight title

July 22

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Thursday:

ITALY

Juventus can clinch a record-extending ninth straight Serie A title with a win at Udinese. If Juventus wins, it will move nine points clear of Atalanta with three rounds remaining -- and the Bianconeri hold the tiebreaker over the Bergamo squad courtesy of a better head-to-head record. Having carried a one-point lead over Lazio into the three-month break for the coronavirus pandemic, Juventus has lost only once since the restart. Lazio, which is down to fourth place, hosts Cagliari.

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