Juventus predicted lineup vs Porto, Preview, Prediction, Team News, Livestream, UCL 2020/21
Andrea Pirlo’s team face FC Porto, with an ambition to bring back the Turin’s European glory. Alley Sport brings Juventus predicted lineup vs Porto, with Cristiano Ronaldo hoping for a happy homecoming to his native Portugal.
Juventus would be aiming to win Europe’s most coveted prize, with FC Porto looking for a huge upset as the sides take on each other at the Estadio do Dragao in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16.
Juventus predicted lineup vs Porto: Preview
Juventus are back in form after their Coppa Italia victory over Inter Milan and crucial league win over AS Roma, putting them back in the contention for the Scudetto. The Turin club showed their potential to win the title with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Barcelona at Camp Nou in the group stage, and would be looking to overcome their disappointing quarterfinal exit to Lyon in the previous campaign.
FC Porto come in the game currently positioned 2nd in the Portugese Liga, 8 points behind leaders Sporting Lisbon. The side have been not in the best of forms after 3 consecutive draws in all competitions, but would be looking to put up a fight against the Italian giants. Porto also faced a tricky group with Olympiacos, Marseille and Manchester City encounters, and their group progression shows that they are ready to move to the quarters.
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Juventus predicted lineup vs Porto
GK: Wojeich Sczezny
CB: Leonardo Bonucci
CB: Giorgio Chiellini (c)
LB: Alex Sandro
CM: Rodrigo Bentancur
CM: Adrien Rabiot
CM: Weston McKennie
CM: Fedricio Chiesa
ST: Dejan Kulusevski
ST: Cristiano Ronaldo
Juventus predicted lineup vs Porto: Prediction
Juventus are heavy favorites against the Portugese side, but the vulnerability of their defense often causes shocking results for the Turin club. Juventus were also expected to win against Lyon in the quarterfinals last season, but a poor performance lead to their elimination. Juventus hope to avoid an upset, with FC Porto looking to reach the quarters after a decent run in all competitions.
Juventus vs Porto: Latest Team News
Juventus lose star player Paulo Dybala and new midfielder Arthur with injuries against the Porto side. Here is our Juventus predicted lineup vs Porto:
FC Porto also have casualties losing their attacking midfielder Otavio through a major injury and right back Nanu with concussion in their previous game. Former Real Madrid defender Pepe would be looking for a reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata with an interesting duel between the former team mates.
Juventus vs Porto Preview: Livestream
The match kicks off at GMT 08:00 PM on Wednesday, 17th February for British viewers, and the match can be caught live on BT Sport.
For Indian viewers, the match kicks off at IST 01:30 AM on Thursday, 18th February , and can be viewed live on Sony Ten Sports Network and Sony LIV.
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