Manchester City fans would have groaned as Juventus’s name was drawn from the bowl for their Champions League group, however events over the summer and the recent results has made facing them a very different prospect.
Juventus have yet to collect three points in Serie A this season having lost games to both Udinese and Roma before collecting a point at home to Chievo at the weekend.
After the departures of Tevez, Pirlo and Vidal over the summer, Juventus are also very short of players who’ve scored in the Champions League for them. Of the 17 goals they scored in the competition last season, 10 of them were scored by players no longer at the club.
Only Alvaro Morata remains as a regular source of Champions League goals for the Old Lady, having scored five in last seasons competition.
It also doesn’t help Juventus that Sami Khedira, the player to fill the Vidal shaped hole in midfield, is unavailable due to injury at the moment meaning Simone Padoin is likely to take on the responsibility of keeping the likes of Silva, De Bruyne and Toure quiet.
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