The upcoming match of round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League will see the clash of Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur for the second leg as the first leg ended with a scintillating draw. Tottenham Hotspur will try to qualify in this game by standing on the shoulders of Harry Kane and Alli. On the other hand, the Italian guests would also go full throttle in this game by bringing back all the injured players who missed out on the first leg.
When and where –
This match is to be played at Wembley Stadium, home ground of Tottenham Hotspur. The ground has a capacity of 90, 000 and it is expected to have a slight drizzle which would only add to the excitement of the game for players and fans alike. The game is to be played at 1:15 AM (IST) on March 8, 2018 and this match will be available to watch in Sony LIV app.
Tottenham Hotspur – W D D W W W
Juventus FC – W W D W W W
Juventus Won – 1
Tottenham Hotspur Won – 1
Not Decided – 1
Serge Aurier would not play this leg of this fixture because he picked a yellow card in the first leg which culminated to his suspension. In his place, Kieran Trippier is expected to play at right back. Toby Alderweireld will sit out this game because of his hamstring for the home team. Heung Min Son, Erik Lamela and Lucas Moura are all expected to start this game for the hosts.
Juan Cuardrado, Mario Mandzukic and Federico Bernardeschi are expected to sit out this game for the guests. Gonzalo Higuain is expected to start this game after missing out on Juventus’s last Serie A match against Lazio. Blaise Matuidi is expected to start in this leg.
Tottenham Hotspur – Lloris (GK), Davies, Vertonghen, Sanchez, Trippier, Dier, Dembele, Eriksen, Alli, Heung-Min, Kane
Juventus – Buffon (GK), Scigilo, Benatia, Chiellini, Sandro, matuidi, Pjanic, Khedira, Costa, Higuain, Dybala
*G – Goals, A – Assists
This is going to be a thrilling contest after having the first leg a 2-2 draw but luck is in favour of the Hotspur because even if they end this leg of the fixture in a goal less draw then also they would qualify for the next round. However, the guests won’t let things to be that easy for the home team because, the players who missed out for the home team who could have decided the game are all back but our bet is on the home team for this game because they already have 2 away goals pinned to their names and even by drawing they will win this fixture.
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