Bolognese are set to play Juventus in the Turin derby this season, a move which could help boost their chances of retaining the Serie A title.
The Bianconeri, who are battling to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in nine years, have already beaten Lazio and Roma and will host Juventus on April 15, after which they will face Roma in the Coppa Italia.
The Turin Derby will be their third encounter in the league and will be the first game to be played in the capital of Italy.
Bologna’s manager, Mauro Biello, confirmed the fixture on Wednesday.
“We will play Juventus,” he told Rai Sport.
“It is not a decision that has been made but it is a decision we must make, it is important that the Bianconeros stay in the Champions league.
We must stay in it.
We have to be ready for the derby. “
We know we will have to play in Turino [on April 15] and that is not easy.
We have to be ready for the derby.
It is a great derby, we will win, we have to keep fighting and it is very important that we stay in Serie A. We have to stay focused and work hard.
It is important for our future.
For our fans, it means a lot, it will be a good atmosphere, it has to be in our favour.
Bologneso have won six of their last seven games in the Serie B. Juventus are currently sixth in Serie B and are in seventh place in Serie C.