JUVENTUS vs REAL MADRID BETTING PREVIEW
Juventus booked their quarter final ticket with a 4-3 aggregate win over Tottenham. They drew the first leg 2-2 in Turin, but managed to beat Spurs 2-1 in the reverse match at Wembley. In Serie A, the Bianconeri top the table with a 4 point gap over second placed Napoli. They beat AC Milan 3-1 in an entertaining match last Saturday. Massimiliano Allegri's men have kept 11 clean sheets in their last 13 home matches in all competitions. Juve last met Real Madrid in Champions League final at the Millennium Stadium in Wales last May, when the Old Lady suffered a 4-1 defeat against the Spanish Giants, altough they took an early lead. Juventus have not lost at home in the Champions League since a 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich five years ago.
Giorgio Chiellini, Sami Khedira and Alex Sandro are not 100% fit but they are expected to feature from the off while Medhi Benatia and Miralem Pjanic will miss the match due to suspension. Juan Cuadrado, who scored the 2-1 goal agains AC Milan last weekend, is likely to join Paulo Dybala and Douglas Costa i nthe offensive midfield trio behind the lone striker Gonzalo Higuain. Few chances to make the starting XI for Federico Bernardeschi and Mario Mandzukic, who both missed out last match.
In the last-16 round of the Champions League, Real Madrid won both legs against PSG, taking a 3-1 first leg lead in Madrid and finishing the job with a 2-1 victory in Paris. The Blancos warmed up for this match with a 3-0 win away at Las Palmas. Zinedine Zidane's men have won 11 of their last 13 in all competitions but remain 13 points below Barcelona in La Liga table. They have won 9 of their 15 league road trips, drawing 4 and losing 2 with 32 goals and 16 conceded. Real Madrid have a worse record in the head-to-head with Juventus, having lost six of the previous 12 meetings, drawing two and winning four.
Cristiano Ronaldo will return to first-team action after being rested at the weekend. Karim Benzema is likely to partner the Portuguese up front wit Isco playing as number 10. Marco Asensio and Gareth Bale provide further attacking options. In midfield, the like of Luka Modric and Toni Kroos will flank Casemiro. In defense, Sergio Ramos will be partnered by Raphael Varane at the heart of the back with Marcelo and Dani Carvajal as left and right back respectively. Nacho is a major doubt after coming off in the first half on Saturday.
JUVENTUS vs REAL MADRID PROBABLE LINEUPS Juventus (4-2-3-1): Buffon; Alex Sandro, Chiellini, Barzagli, De Sciglio; Matuidi, Khedira; Cuadrado, Dybala, D.Costa; Higuain
Real Madrid (4-3-1-2): K.Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Isco; Benzema, Ronaldo
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