KNOWLEDGE IS WEALTH
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
2016-17 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg Juventus Vs FC Porto Tuesday March 14,2017
Juventus welcome back striker Mario Mandzukic (illness) and winger Juan Cuadrado (suspension) as they take
a 2-0 lead
into the second leg of the last-16 Champions League tie with Porto.
Centre-back Giorgio Chiellini and midfielder Claudio Marchisio are both doubtful for the Italian champions.
Porto are looking to become the first team to progress in a Champions League tie after a 2-0 first-leg home defeat.
Left-back Alex Telles is suspended after being sent off in Portugal
Juventus are heavy favourites to reach only their second quarter-final in four years after goals from Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves in Porto.
Juventus are unbeaten against Porto, winning three and drawing one.
Juve have avoided defeat in 10 of their past 11 Champions League knockout games at home, winning six and drawing four.
Porto have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League for the seventh time in their past 10 attempts.
However, Porto have only progressed past the round of 16 once in their last six Champions League attempts.
No team has conceded fewer goals than Juventus this season in the Champions League, letting in only two in seven matches.
Juventus right-back Dani Alves has scored two goals in his past five Champions League games, as many as in his previous 34 in the competition.
Juve striker Gonzalo Higuain has scored only two goals in 21 Champions League knockout games. In the group stages, he's netted 13 goals in 38 games.
Porto striker Andre Silva has been directly involved in two thirds of Porto's goals in this season's Champions League, scoring four and assisting two
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