05 Apr WATCH: Innovation Champions -Juventus’ defence and assault seem well-equipped in UEFA Champions League
The Serie A leaders have been famous for their defensive meanness, however together with Cristiano Ronaldo spearheading the assault that the Bianconeri are a force in both ends
After radically inching past Atletico Madrid at the Round of 16, Juventus face a resurgent, lively Ajax side to get a spot in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.
Massimiliano Allegri’s guys might need to be skeptical of the threat that the Dutch giants present – their toppling of present holders Real Madrid from the prior round revealed they’re a power to be reckoned with – but Juve’s coveted strengths in both defence and attack make them a very hard potential due to their illustrious counterparts.
Their characteristically stern defence has seen them concede a mere 0. 84 Expected Goals per match in this year’s UCL; the smallest from the contest.
In the opposite end of the pitch, the Bianconeri are supporting just Manchester City and Liverpool to get XG per match, also in Cristiano Ronaldo, whose famous hat-trick watched them overcome the odds against Atletico, they’ve a forward who has netted 63 targets in 77 UCL knockout ties.
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