The whistle of the Champions League match is approaching, valid for the first leg of the first knockout rounds. Expected four thousand “bianconeri” fans, the president of the Spaniards does not fear CR7
At 21:00 it begins. Atletico Madrid-Juve, the first round of the Champions League final. The official formations have been unveiled and, compared to the doubts of the last hours, Juve Miralem Pjanic is the holder (despite the fever) and defending the right De Sciglio won the runoff with Cancelo.
The rest is all confirmed. The hosts led by Simeone deploy Diego Costa from 1 ‘, with Morata hijacked on the bench.
Here are the respective starting eleven:
Szczesny, De Sciglio, Bonucci, Chiellini, Alex Sandro, Bentancur, Pjanic, Matuidi, Dybala, Mandzukic, Ronaldo. All .: Allegri.
Oblak, Juanfran, Gimenez, Godin, Filipe Luis, Saul, Thomas, Rodrigo, Koke, Griezmann, Diego Costa. All .: Simeone.
CHALLENGE BETWEEN BIG
The pilgrimage to the Wanda Metropolitano continues and there are four thousand Bianconeri fans expected in the stands of the plant that will also host the final of the next 1 June.
After the formal lunch between the two managers, Allegri held the technical meeting with his players before leaving for the stadium.
The Atletico president, Enrique Cerezo, spoke a few hours before the match:
“If I’m more afraid of Cristiano Ronaldo or Var? Ronaldo is certainly a magnificent player, a very important reinforcement for Juventus. But we have our champions: we have Griezmann, Diego Costa and Morata “.