FC Porto vs Juventus 0-2 – All Goals & Highlights- The Champions League Round of 16 will be played between Juventus Vs FC Porto on Wednesday, 22 February 2017. Juventus is hosting this match and will be played at Dragon Stadium. Europe hottest teams Juventus Vs FC Porto are all set to fight at a 7:45pm local time. For your information, you might not know that both the teams have won six and seven consecutive games respectively, in all competitions that are why they are the hottest team in Champions League 2017. Juventus leading and standing at the top can easily qualify for the semifinals but since 1996 this team not lifted Champions League trophy. Juventus team manager Max Allegri’s would only appreciate if the team won the Champions League 2017 Cup.
FC Porto vs Juventus match Highlight
Juventus will miss masterpiece Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci because of misbehaving, probably he might miss too this highly competitive game. Anyhow, Juventus still have a strong team, particularly if we talk about up front and now Gonzalo also doing very well as he is at his peak of his powers. On the other hand, Porto is ahead Benfica by one point in Liga NOS. Porto has prepared a full fresh squad especially for a take on Juventus.
FC Porto vs Juventus Match Detail
Venue: Estádio do Dragão, Porto, Portugal.
Kick-Off time: 08:45pm local time, 07:45pm GMT Wednesday 22-Feb-17, 01:05am (IST) Thursday, 23-Feb-17, Italy 7:45pm, 02:45pm United Kingdom.
TV Channel: Fox Deportes in the United States, Fox Sports 2, TSN4 for Canada; BT Sport 3 for the United Kingdom; PremiumSport HD for Italy.
Online Streaming: Those football fans have internet access can also watch online on Fox Sports GO, Fox Sports 2GO especially in the United States, TSN in Canada, BT Sports Live streaming in U.K, Premium Play (Italy).
Possible FC Porto 11: 1 Iker Casillas, 2 Alex Telles, 3 Marcano, 4 Felipe, 5 Maxi Pereira, 6 Oliver Torres, 7 Danilo Pereira, 8 Hector Herrera, 9 Jesus Corona, 10 Andre Silva, 11 Soares
Possible Juventus 11: 1 Gianluigi Buffon, 2 Alex Sandro, 3 Leonardo Bonucci, 4 Medhi Benatia, 5 Dani Alves, 6 Sami Khedira, 7 Miralem Pjanic, 8 Mario Mandzukic, 9 Paulo Dybala, 10 Juan Cuadrado, 11 Gonzalo Higuain.
FC Porto vs Juventus Team News
Juventus Club has released a statement that Leonardo Bonucci (Italian Professional Footballer) will watch the match on Wednesday against FC Porto from the stands. Juventus Manager, Massimiliano Allegri said “It is a justified decision, out of respect to the team, the supporters and the club,” Leonardo Bonucci has been fined by the club after misbehaving and accused on swearing at his manager. Bonucci also accepted that his behave was inappropriate on the field Friday, 4-1 over Palermo in Serie A. It will be the 17th time Buffon and Casillas have faced each other. Their rivalry is very popular among football fans. Read here what they said.
“I am lucky enough to be younger than Gigi. I was 14 when I started and he was 18; I was able to see and appreciate his style and personality,” said Casillas.
“As I grew up, I looked up to him and then we evolved together and we’ve had similar careers.
“Ours is a healthy, positive rivalry. We really appreciate each other and playing against him is always a pleasure.”
Other than Bonucci there are two more players might not play today 1) Giorgio Chiellini and 2) Andrea Barzagli.