Both Juventus and AC Milan know that their respective Serie A prospects could be decided in Sunday's showdown, according to Andrei Shevchenko.

Speaking on the Milan Channel, the Ukraine international reaffirmed the significance of the battle.

"It's two of the most successful teams in Italy, and indeed the world, facing each other with the same points tally and will to win.

"I think it will be a hard game for both teams. The Scudetto is still a long way off, but we want to win it and we will look for maximum points against Juventus."