JUVENTUS EXPECTED LINEUP VS AJAX

April 20th, 2019 by index

Juventus are looking to make it into the Semifinals for the first time since 2016 as they face a young Ajax side in the return leg of the quarterfinals on Tuesday. The Dutch side had dominated the first leg with a number of attempts but Juventus managed the game expertly coming away with a priceless away goal from a Cristiano Ronaldo diving header.

Massimiliano Allegri’s men would have to play better at home and had a less than ideal preparation as a much-changed Juventus side lost away at SPAL at the weekend. Despite this Allegri should have a full squad to pick for the visit of Juventus.
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HOW WILL JUVENTUS COPE IN THE ABSENCE OF KHEDIRA

March 9th, 2019 by index

Juventus Midfielder Sami Khedira was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat and underwent an operation last week. The German international is expected to be out for a month and Juventus have played two matches in his absence.

The first game was the defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League, Argentine star Paulo Dybala replaced Khedira and formed a midfield alongside Matuidi, Bentancur and Pjanic.  The four in the middle did decently in the first half but was overrun by Atletico in the second half.
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Juventus Vs Roma: Have A Look What Media And Team Persons Say About Both Teams

January 4th, 2019 by index

The Turin desperately wants to step forward to grab the title by beating their opponents, the team that has been under performing all through the season this year.

In series A, Juventus maintains his stronghold having on the other side, Roma is challenging the giants of Turin who were apparently untouchable on Saturday during their visit to the Allianz Stadium. Juventus has played 16 matches so far and in sixteen matches it has got 15 wins. The one match was the draw. This is the finest record of any European club in the top five leagues. The team was pulled back by Torino a week back, but the penalty of Cristiano Ronaldo gave the team the win of 1-0 from their neighbors.
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Juventus Injury Woes Worsens With Sami Khedira Sustained Ankle Injury

December 7th, 2018 by index

Sami Khedira, the Juventus midfielder is known to have sprained his left ankle while he was training. A defending champion, the Serie have said that this German midfielder has started with his therapy immediately. As a matter of fact, his condition is going to be accessed on a daily basis.

Khedira has had a successful career with many trophies but has been marred by injuries because of which he has been unable to achieve his complete potential. It has been reported that his position in Serie A of Juventus will not be affected adversely since they have a strong position. The team led by Massimiliano Allegri has six points adrift on top of the standings of the Italian league. The inclusion of Khedira in the Juventus squad had been in doubt when the Turin team hosts Spal. The Italian side is also to face Valencia in UEFA Champions League in the group stage.
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Sami Khedira is not planning to step away from Juventus

October 31st, 2018 by index

“Juventus is synonymous with great history and if you play for Juventus you have to be a champion. You must always give your all and be proud of playing for this club, because it’s the best in Italy and I hope it will be the best in Europe’’

“It’s my fourth year and I’m going to stay here for a long time, that’s why I’ve renewed my contract. You only have to go out on the street or run onto the pitch to understand what it means to wear this shirt, it’s something special’’
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Douglas Costa hails Cristiano Ronaldo’s hard work and dedication

September 22nd, 2018 by index

Douglas Costa has praised the qualities of new Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo after watching the Portuguese train with immense dedication. The Portugal international made the shock switch to Turin from Real Madrid and he has since joined them for first-team training after an extended break for his World Cup exertions.

Speaking to reporters, Costa admitted that he is surprised with the commitment of Ronaldo, who has been tirelessly working out for the 2018/19 season, he said: “It is impossible to follow Cristiano Ronaldo in training. When we arrive, he is already training, when we leave he is still training, I have never seen a player like that.”
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Germany must improve

June 26th, 2018 by index

Germany midfielder Sami Khedira stated that the national side must improve if they want to win their next game against Sweden. He said that the performance was not up to the standard and that each player will have to take their own responsibility in the next game.

He admitted that he did not have the best of games and he has vowed to come back stronger next time. Indeed Sami Khedira was replaced after 6o minutes and failed to make his presence count in the middle of the park.
Mexico completely dominated midfield during the game and the German midfielders were struggling to take control of the match. Sami Khedira was particularly at fault there when as a defensive midfielder he failed to break several counter-attacks from the Mexican.
The midfielder said that the team will have to improve collectively for the next game if they do not want to go out of the tournament at the group stage. He said that they have been preparing themselves well for this World Cup and that they will not give up without a fight.
He said that Mexico was a strong team and that they deserved to win the game. He admitted that Sweden will be another tough opponent and that they will have to be at their best if they want to get a result from this game.
Sami Khedira said this competition will be a tough one as all the other teams will want to beat the World Champions and that they will have to deal with this situation. He said that they will have to give 100% on the pitch and this is what they failed to do in the match against Mexico.
He said that against Sweden they will have no more excuses and that they will be going out if they are beaten again.

Khedira to miss game against Barcelona

September 28th, 2017 by index

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira will be missing the game against Barcelona in the Champions League.


The player returned with an injury from international duty with Germany where he picked up a knock. According to the Juventus coach, he was rested for a few days and then played for 30 minutes in the last Juventus game, but unfortunately, he felt some pain.

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said that the best thing to do in this case is to rest the player to avoid the injury to aggravate. He said that this would be a massive loss for the team as this will be an important game for Juventus.

Sami Khedira said that he is disappointed for missing such an important game, but there is nothing much he could do. However, he believes that Juventus has some other players that could fit in his shoes and help the team perform. Read the rest of this entry »

BUFFON NEED NOT BEAT HIMSELF UP

July 17th, 2017 by index

Football sometimes is a funny profession. Most of the ones we have out there operate on a clean system of rewards for its greatest achievers.


The scientists have their Nobel, the corporate business world their promotions while the Actors have their Oscar and Academy awards.

Although soccer has its own system, its being more of a collective sport than individual means some players are bound to be caught between the cross fires of team and personal efforts.

The best way to escape, as Ronaldo has shown,is be among and compete with the best no matter what it takes.

Some players though, maybe due to sentiments and emotions, find it hard to be surgical about their desires. Francesco Totti is an example. The retired Roma captain found it hard to cut the apron strings of the city he was born and bred, to entertain the thought of waking up and finding himself in some far away land just so he could stock more silverware into his show glass.

Juventus goal keeper Gianluigi Buffon is another one that came close. Although with the Bianconeri, Buffon had the chance to every major trophy except one that totally deluded him – the Champions League. Read the rest of this entry »

KHEDIRA WANTS TO REUNITE WITH FORMER CLUB

May 9th, 2017 by index

Juventus star Sami Khedira has said that he wants to have a showdown with his former club Real Madrid in the Champions League.


Juve are poised to face a young but talented French side Monaco in the semi final but the Serie A champs are favourites to sail through.

Khedira says after getting past Monaco, his prayer is to meet Real Madrid in the final.

“I have a dream: to play in the Champions League final against Real Madrid and my friends Toni Kroos and Luka Modric,” he said.

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