Sunday March 31 2013
Giovinco makes Munich trip

Sebastian Giovinco and Mirko Vucinic have flown to Munich with the Juventus squad, but remain in doubt for Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Bayern.

The first leg of the quarter-final will be played in Germany on Tuesday night and the Bianconeri have already flown out on Easter Sunday.

Giovinco and Vucinic were among the group, although they did not take part in this morning’s training session.

Vucinic missed the 2-1 victory over Inter on Saturday as he was suffering from flu symptoms, but medical staff hope they can help him recover in time.

As for Giovinco, he was scythed down by a horror tackle from Esteban Cambiasso in stoppages, earning the Inter midfielder a straight red card.

There were fears Giovinco had suffered serious damage to his ankle, but the Atomic Ant is in the squad travelling to Germany and could well be on the bench.

It is reported that Juve will adopt a 3-5-2 system in Munich with Vucinic partnered by either Fabio Quagliarella or Alessandro Matri.

Another option would be to have Claudio Marchisio linking midfield and attack, leaving Vucinic as the lone centre-forward.

UEFA have announced English referee Mark Clattenburg will officiate the first leg on Tuesday.

Juventus squad for Bayern Munich: 1 Buffon, 3 Chiellini, 6 Pogba, 8 Marchisio, 9 Vucinic, 11 De Ceglie, 12 Giovinco, 13 Peluso, 15 Barzagli, 18 Anelka, 19 Bonucci, 20 Padoin, 21 Pirlo, 22 Asamoah, 23 Vidal, 24 Giaccherini, 26 Lichtsteiner, 27 Quagliarella, 30 Storari, 32 Matri, 34 Rubinho, 39 Marrone

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