Preview: Juventus vs AS Monaco (Champions League)

Preview: Juventus vs AS Monaco (Champions League)

Monaco will not go down without a fight as they attempt to overturn a 2-0 first-leg deficit against a Juventus side oozing confidence.

Juventus hold 2-0 advantage after trip to Monaco in which Gonzalo Higuain scored twice to condemn the French side to a first leg defeat.

Preview: Juventus vs AS Monaco (Champions League)

Higuain was the hero in the first leg

No side in modern era has overturned two-goal semi-final first-leg loss but could Monaco do that tonight?

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History does not support Monaco as Juve won all of previous 11 two-legged ties against French clubs while the French side have never won in Italy (D1, L6).

Possible line-ups

Juventus: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Alex Sandro; Pjanić, Khedira; Dani Alves, Dybala, Mandžukić; Higuaín.

Preview: Juventus vs AS Monaco (Champions League)

Juve will look to Dybala for inspiration

Out: Pjaca (knee), Rugani (leg)

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Monaco: Subašić; Mendy, Jemerson, Glik, Sidibé; Bernardo Silva, Fabinho, Bakayoko, Lemar; Mbappé, Falcao.

Preview: Juventus vs AS Monaco (Champions League)

The French side will look to do the impossible against the world's best defense

Out: Boschilia (knee)

Doubtful: Mendy (hamstring), Carrillo (groin), Touré (muscle)

The winner of this game will play Real Madrid or Atlético in the Cardiff final on 3 June.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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