The return match in the round of 16 of the Champions League between Villarreal and Juventus ended 1-1, which was held on February 22 at the “La Ceramica” stadium.
The Juventus team is armed with its fans and its stadium, in order to beat stubborn Villarreal, and snatch the ticket to qualify for the 8th round of the Champions League.
Juventus is going through a stable period in the Italian league, as it maintains fourth place in the league table with 56 points, after a series of positive results throughout the past rounds.
Juventus line-up is as follows:
Defense: De Sciglio, Rugani, De Ligt, Danilo.
Midfield: Rabiot, Arthur, Locatelli.
Forwards: Cuadrado, Morata, Vlahovic.
While Villarreal line-up was as follows:
Defence: Aurier, Albiol, Pau Torres, Estupinan.
Midfield: Pino, Parejo, Kabwe, Tigeros.
Forwards: Pino, Lo Celso, Danjuma.
Juventus received a moral boost with the return of the duo Paulo Dybala and Giorgio Chiellini to form the old lady against Villarreal today.
The duo, Dybala and Chiellini, returned to the group training for Juventus last Sunday, and he led them to catch up with Villarreal in the Champions League.
Juventus also restored the services of Alex Sandro and De Sciglio, before facing the Yellow Submarine in the Champions League tonight.
Juventus vs Villarreal
On the other hand, Villarreal has all the ingredients to win against Juventus, especially as it is one of the strongest Spanish clubs and won the European League title last season.
Villarreal, under the leadership of coach Unai Emery, has achieved 4 consecutive victories in the Spanish League, and is ranked seventh with 45 points.