Italian Serie A champions, Juventus, will face Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of Champions League leg 2 this season. Juve look at the upcoming match with a sense of confidence that they can turn things around that now seem very difficult.
Juve successfully attack with a score of 2-0 in their previous match. Now Juve are so confident that they can challenge all critics who claim they will fail in the Champions League this season. They even believe that they will step into the quarter-finals.
In the upcoming match between Juve vs. Atletico, the hosts tried to follow in the footsteps of Ajax and Manchester United’s comeback. Where Ajax had to give up with a score of 1-2 at home, but they won a 4-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu in the second leg.
While the Red Devils won with a landslide score 3-1 at home to Paris Saint Germain after their first leg won with a score of 2-0. When the public was drawn to Ajax and Manchester United, Juve now are ready to feel the beautiful moment.
“Ajax lost at home, but could get rid of Real Madrid, as well as Manchester United with Paris Saint-Germain, so why can’t we believe that we can do it?” said Wojciech Szczesny as Juventus’ mainstay keeper.
“We have not been fully prepared, but the coach has motivated us since that night in Madrid. We have to start the match well, at a speed of 2000km / hour to make sure we can qualify for the next round, and we hope to follow in their footsteps,” said Leonardo Spinazzola.
This season’s Champions League really presents many surprises, not satisfied with Manchester United and Ajax, Porto’s figure also joined in where they managed to comeback by beating AS Roma. Losing 1-2 at Roma headquarters in the first leg, Porto escaped after winning 3-1 through extra time.