The Italian hegemony Juventus is coming out for a vendetta against the current European club champion Real Madrid in the expectations with the greatest interest 1/4-final of the Champions League. The first game is tonight in Turin, and the stands of Allianz Stadium will be met to the end.
Both teams played in the final of last year’s tournament in Cardiff for ten months, with Juventus crashing in the second half and losing by 1: 4. The Bianconers have traditionally performed strongly in the domestic championship, while Real Madrid has made a number of wrong moves and is currently fighting for a trophy only in the Champions League.
Megastar of “white ballet” Cristiano Ronaldo demonstrated a monstrous form in 2018, scoring 22 goals in the last 13 games. The Portuguese, however, will face one of the most robust defenses in the world. In the composition of Real as the title holder is expected to start Isco, which shone with a hat-trick for Spain in control against Argentina a week ago.
The team from Massimiliano-Alegre will not rely on penalties Miralem Pianic, and the last one will be Mario Manjukic. Over the weekend, Juventus warmed up for the Spanish Colossus with a prestigious 3: 1 win over Milan. Real Madrid did a 3-0 draw in the Las Palmas tournament.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane announced he wants the outcome of the clash to be resolved tonight in favor of his team.
Before the match, legendary Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said he did not catch a dream because of the upcoming head-on strike with Cristiano Ronaldo and has nothing to worry about. The Portuguese has scored in Buffon’s door seven times in the five games that the two teams played from the 2013/2014 season to the Cardiff final ten months ago.