Juventus progressed to the Quarter Finals of the Champions League after securing a 1-2 comeback win against Tottenham Hotspurs. The Italian side drew the first leg at home 2-2 and they were trailing 1-0 for the most part of the game in the return leg. However, goals from Higuain and Dybala helped the Italian Champions to turn around the tie in their favor.
Juventus now await to find out their opponents for the Champions League. So far, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Man City and Juventus have qualified for the Quarter Finals and now they await the remaining four.
Juventus ended up runners up last season when they were defeated heavily by Spanish Champions Real Madrid won went out 4-1 winners in Cardiff. Juventus would be looking to go one step ahead this season and win the Champions League.
However, Juventus Manager Allegri reveals the team he feels is favorite for the Champions League. The Italian Manager spoke to the media after his side’s 2-0 win over Udinese and talked about the favorite for Champions League. Allegri said:
“I think Madrid are the favourites to win the competition. They’re focusing solely on the Champions League and there’s nobody else that deals with games in this competition like they do.”
When asked which team he would like to avoid in the Champions League, the Italian Manager said:
“I hope to avoid both Barcelona and Real Madrid.”
The Champions League draws for the Quarter Final will be announced this Friday after the completion of remaining Round of 16 matches this week.