Kubu Madrid Call Juve Opponent Amat Weight in Semifinals
Nyon – Juventus is new this season returned to the semifinals of the Champions League after more than a decade. But for Real Madrid, Juventus remains a very tough opponent in the semifinals.
Since 2002-03, only this time again Juve able to penetrate the semi-finals of the Champions League. That is, has been 12 years since the last time the Bianconeri kicked four.
In the round itself Juve will face defending champion Madrid, which is also the most successful club in the event with 10 titles. ‘Old Lady’ itself has two titles in the top European club competitions such.
“It will be a very tough semi-final,” said director Emilio Butragueño Madrid on UEFA.com.
“Congratulations to Juventus (already returned to the semifinals) and it would be an honor also to Madrid (could face Juve). It would be nice if some of our players back from injury, but somehow it will be a tough semi-final.”
“We face a great opponent, who defended well and tactically ready to fight tooth and nail,” he said.