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Sunday April 27 2014
Jorge Jesus: 'Pressure is on Juve'

Benfica Coach Jorge Jesus is looking forward to the Europa League semi-final. “All the pressure is on Juventus.”

The first leg ended 2-1 in Lisbon and the decider is next Thursday in Turin, the last stop ahead of the Final which will also be at the Juventus Stadium.

“I know full well that anything could happen in Turin, as these are two great teams who can score at any moment and this leaves qualification in the balance,” Jesus told Tuttosport.

“It’s only right that both sides are confident about going through, but don’t forget we have one more goal...

“Admittedly 1-0 would’ve been a better result for us than 2-1, but we are aware that we faced a very strong team.

“Playing at the Juventus Stadium is an important advantage for them, but it’s also true that all the pressure is on Juventus. They can’t get it wrong the year that the Europa League Final is in their home stadium.

“All we have to do is repeat the first leg performance.”

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