Juventus – Tottenham : Preview & Prediction
On Tuesday, the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 will take place and one of the most entertaining games will be played at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, when Juventus is visited by the English cast Tottenham Hotspur.
Those led by Massimiliano Allegri had only one defeat in the group stage of the European Champions League and it was on the debut visiting Barcelona from Spain that they scored it 3-0, from there the Vecchia Signora added a run of five games without losing to qualify for the eighth finals for the ninth time.
Playing at home in the competition Juventus beat Olympiacos 2-0 and Sporting Lisbon 2-1, while Barcelona did not go from a draw to zero goals.
The current moment of the Turin squad is quite positive, so come to win by 0-2 in their visit to Fiorentina and thus not only added a streak of eleven consecutive wins, but their defense has been unsurpassed to the point they kept his arc in zero in fifteen of his last sixteen games taking as reference all the competitions. The triumph over Fiorentina also allows him to follow closely to Naples in the fight for the Scudetto in Serie A.
News from Tottenham Hotspur
For its part, those led by Mauricio Pochettino did not have anything simple to get to this instance after they were assigned alongside teams like Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, but despite this the Spurs made it clear why last season They were fighting every inch of the English Premier League title against Chelsea, and so not only qualified for the second round of this competition for the second time, but they did as winners of the group after finishing undefeated with five wins and a draw.
Playing away from home in the European Champions League the Spurs beat APOEL by 0-3 and Dortmund by 1-2, while against Real Madrid was tied to a goal.
Like Juventus, Tottenham Hotspur also comes at an excellent time, so come to stay with the North London derby to beat Arsenal 1-0 and with this they added a streak of twelve games without losing taking into account all the competitions .
The problem for the Pochettino is how much it has cost him to win away from home lately, so they have only won three of their twelve games in that condition in all competitions.
This will be the first time that these teams have faced UEFA competition, before they did it twice, the first was in 2016 in an International Champions Cup game in Australia and it was a 2-1 Italian triumph; while the last was in a friendly last year at Wembley Stadium and ended with English triumph 2-0.
To these data we must add that Juventus is undefeated playing at home in the seven games against English Premier League teams with 4 wins and 3 draws.
While the Spurs have a poor record visiting Italy with just one win in their 8 visits, they tied 3 and lost 4.
Forecast Juventus – Tottenham Hotspur
For the way these teams come to this commitment, it looks like an intense game, but those last numbers of Tottenham playing away from home do not convince much, since they have not been able to beat lower teams like Newport and this add that neither He has managed to win against teams of greater or equal than them in that condition, and added to the confidence with which a Juventus arrives that started the season with many doubts and now it is the past season, in addition to his excellent record at home where he adds 14 wins, 2 draws and just one defeat taking as reference all the competitions as we have no other to go with the Vecchia Signora for this first leg game and even more when the fee borders the pair.
Juventus – Tottenham : Betting Tips
Juventus – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70