Tuesday November 6 2012
Nordsjaelland: 'Pressure on Juve'

Nordsjaelland can take advantage of the “pressure” Juventus are under, insists Coach Kasper Hjulmand ahead of tomorrow night’s Champions League match.

The Danes already caused a huge upset when they held the Serie A winners to a 1-1 draw in the home fixture and visit Turin on Wednesday evening.

“We know that this is going to be a difficult game, but we do believe,” said Hjulmand.

“Juventus will be playing under pressure and if they struggle to score, or we get the goal first, they could suffer a psychological blow.

“It’s true that this is a team of champions who are therefore accustomed to stress, but we remain confident in our chances of doing well.

“Juve are playing at home and will press the ball, as we saw against Inter, but if we win back possession in midfield and go on the counter then we can cause them problems.”

Nicklas Bendtner could feature as a substitute, but the Danish international has not impressed so far in his Bianconeri career.

“He has played in recent games, so it is only to be expected the squad will be rotated and he might not play against us.

“I hope he can soon score and break through this drought.”

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