Picking the Best Potential Juventus Lineup to Face Real Madrid on Wednesday


Zidane said his side still had work to do to advance past Juventus despite their handsome lead.

Real Madrid are without suspended captain Sergio Ramos while Nacho Fernandez will miss out through injury.

It means this is Ronaldo's third most prolific Champions League showing to date and, with the 12-time European champions nearly certain to reach the semi-finals, he is unlikely to finish here.

"Cristiano today is a symbol of Real Madrid".

Ronaldo, whose bicycle kick goal in Turin was celebrated around the world, has scored 24 goals since the turn of the year and will be the first name on the team sheet.

"When I saw the goal that Cristiano Ronaldo scored against Juventus, I thought that one day I'll get to play with one of the best players of all time", the teenager told Segue o Baile, as cited by Marca. Even their best result away to Los Blancos - a 2-0 victory in the 2008/09 Champions League group stage, which saw Alessandro Del Piero applauded off by the home fans - would not be enough.

Deportivo La Coruna trailed AC Milan 4-1 in quarter-final in 2004 before advancing 5-4 on aggregate after winning 4-0 in Spain.

The holders have dumped out Paris Saint-Germain, and carry a three-goal advantage heading into the second leg against Juventus.

"We need a tough performance to also set us up for the final weeks of the season, because we still have to win the Scudetto and Coppa Italia Final".

"We're not crying about what happened, and we go to Madrid with the desire to play a good game", added Chiellini.

'We showed against PSG and Juventus, we showed that we are the same team as last season and we have returned to the level which helped us achieve our objectives then, ' Asensio said before explaining how his game has developed under Zidane.

"My preparation for the match does not change", Varane said.

Buffon has made 124 appearances in the Champions League, 110 for Juventus, but he has never lifted the trophy with the Italian club.

"We have not talked about it yet, but on the 18th of July, he will come for a meeting".

"I thought about giving up football because of the injuries I had".