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Bayern Munich vs Juventus. Preview

UEFA Champions League. Round of 16. Second leg.

16 March 2016, 20:45 GMT+1

Venue: Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany

Referee: Jonas Eriksson, Sweden

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Juventus have granted all the football fans the opportunity to enjoy the second leg battle by scoring those 2 goals at the end of the first leg game (2-2). The opponent scoring 2 goals at your home is already a bad scenario, however, amazing comebacks like that raise the team’s self-confidence and oppress the opponent. Truly, after the first leg Bayern relaxed their pace, while Juventus continued its record-breaking series… Let’s get deep into the details.

Round of 16. First leg. Juventus vs Bayern Munich (2-2), Full highlights.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTBaEZsg9X8

 


 Bayern Munich (Germany)

Coach: Josep Guardiola

Current Form: D_W_L_D_W

Situation in domestic league and cups:

Bayern Munich are leading the table with +5 from Borussia Dortmund. Although the team is experiencing a down flow compared to themselves by losing against Mainz and having a draw with Dortmund, they had that point stock to use during the most saturated part of the football calendar.

Probable Lineup:

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Missing Players: Boateng, Badstuber, Robben

Juventus (Italy)

Coach: Massimilliano Allegri

Current Form: D_W_L_W_W

Situation in domestic league and cups:

Juventus are also leading 3 points over Napoli. Moreover, Allegri’s team are not losing for 19 games in a row, keeping clean sheet in 10 last games in Serie A. As regards the cup, Juventus will meet Milan in Coppa Italia final, after winning another Milan team Inter in the semi-final.

Probable Lineup:

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Missing Players: Caceres, Marchisio, Dybala, Mandzukic, Chiellini

Interesting facts:

  • Bayern Munich scored on average 3 goals per game in this UCL season.
  • Bayern have won all three games at home in this UCL season.
  • Juventus have not won in their last 5 games against Bayern Munich.

Finalizing…

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Both of the teams have serious squad problems associated with injured players. Moreover, Juventus lack the main team player in both attack and defense. Furthermore, all the statistical features underline Bayern’s excellency while playing at home and their ability to win even in not so well going games. Juventus needs a win; Bayern Munich can never get satisfied without the victory… Which team’s incentive is stronger?

By: Inga Voskerchian