Juventus will go to London to play a final, says coach Allegri


Juventus will go to London to play a final, says coach Allegri

Mauricio Pochettino's side were quite simply magnificent in their Champions League group, finishing ahead of Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, and they were rewarded with a tie against Juventus in the knockout stages of the competition.

Pochettino's men have just negotiated a tricky spell in style by claiming Premier League victories over Manchester United and Arsenal while also fighting back to earn a point at Liverpool, despite trailing in stoppage time.

"Stopping Kane, just me alone, is pretty impossible", said 33-year-old six-time Serie A victor Chiellini. I hope the whole of Juventus can stop Tottenham, that is what matters.

Harry Kane did what Harry Kane does, then Christian Eriksen did what Christian Eriksen does.

Tottenham are nearly a great side just like Hugo Lloris is nearly a world-class goalkeeper. They haven't reached this level by chance. "We are going to be aggressive, we are going to be courageous, we are going to try to win but always with massive respect to the opponent". The team is growing and have stepped up in this aspect. "You could say that", said Kane. Spurs remained open at the back, with Federico Bernadeschi particularly threatening, but Juve wobbled even more alarmingly and Buffon had made two fine saves from Harry Kane before the Spurs striker latched onto Dele Alli's through ball to pull one back 10 minutes before halftime.

"We've got another big game on Tuesday and we need to get ready for that".

"They've all come together and that gives us opportunities to adapt to many different systems".

Llorente was on the books at Juventus between 2013 and 2015, winning six honours including three Serie A titles during his time in Turin.

He said: "Kane said I made a rough challenge on him once?"

The Italian champions' injury list includes Paulo Dybala and Blaise Matuidi, with Allegri admitting he has not yet decided on his final line-up. "I'm delighted, and now we prepare for Wigan". "Don't think that I won't be sleeping, because I can assure you I will be sleeping tonight".

Alderweireld has been left out of Tottenham's travelling party to Turin despite making his return following three months out with a hamstring injury and playing 90 minutes against Newport during last week's FA Cup fourth round replay.

It will be a big ask to sneak a win this evening, against a Juventus side that has conceded only one goal in their last 16 games but Pochettino stressed that recent results have imbued his boys with self-belief.



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