Atletico Madrid chief Enrique Cerezo has hit out at Cristiano Ronaldo for ‘not winning five Champions Leagues at all’ and Leonardo Bonucci for diving.
Juventus’ share price has fallen by more than 10 percent in wake of their Champions League defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Fabio Capello hit out at Leonardo Bonucci for playacting during Juventus’ 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid. “He was stroked, we’re too used to it in Italy.”
Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo reportedly left his box after Alvaro Morata’s disallowed goal against Juventus, branding VAR a ‘disgrace’.
Alvaro Morata suggests Giorgio Chiellini dived to deny him a goal during Atletico Madrid-Juventus. “I’d need much more to throw him to the ground.”
Cristiano Ronaldo repeatedly mocked Atletico Madrid on the field and in the media section. “I’ve got five Champions League trophies, you’ve won zero.”
Diego Godin felt Atletico Madrid put in “a complete performance, effective both in defence and attack” to beat Juventus 2-0.
Juventus have reason to be concerned, because six of the last seven goals conceded in all competition were from set plays.
Max Allegri felt Juventus fell into the Atletico Madrid trap, as “they force you to play badly. We got it wrong in the second half, but 2-0 can be overturned.”
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak admits it was “unusual that two centre-backs scored the goals” as they beat Juventus 2-0.
Diego Simeone explained his controversial celebration after Atletico Madrid beat Juventus 2-0 and “we fully expect to suffer in the second leg.”
Federico Bernardeschi concedes Juventus let in “two identical goals” against Atletico Madrid, “but we have 90 minutes to prove we belong in this Champions League.”
Giorgio Chiellini admits Juventus “should’ve been more focused on set plays,” but believes they can overturn a 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Juventus were twice rescued by VAR, but the 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid leaves their Champions League hopes hanging by a thread.
FC Zurich Coach Ludovic Magnin believes they “showed too much respect” to Napoli and want to give them a real game at the San Paolo.
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Pavel Nedved warned Atletico Madrid start strong and he is “expecting something special” from Paulo Dybala and Juventus tonight.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici said “it’s 50-50” with Atletico Madrid on who reaches the Champions League quarter-finals.
Juventus start Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic together in the Champions League trip to Atletico Madrid, who look to Diego Costa.
There are reports Miralem Pjanic has a fever, so could be benched for Juventus against Atletico Madrid, while Joao Cancelo is heading for right-back.
Jose Mourinho believes Juventus are “just as likely to win the Champions League as go out” to Atletico Madrid, while one of Inter, Napoli, Chelsea, Lazio and Sevilla “must win the Europa League.”
Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata admits Juventus are still ‘my team in Italy’ and doubts he would celebrate against them in Turin.
Juventus will reportedly drop Joao Cancelo for tonight’s Champions League last-16 first leg against Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has warned Juventus that Wanda Metropolitano will ‘erupt’ for Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 first leg.
Miralem Pjanic has affirmed that Juventus are ‘ready’ for their Champions League last-16 tie with Atletico Madrid.
Juventus boss Max Allegri has confirmed that Paulo Dybala will face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday. “He can give us a big hand.”
Juventus have confirmed that they will face Atletico Madrid without Douglas Costa and Sami Khedira, who has been diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.
Giorgio Chiellini has praised Cristiano Ronaldo for ‘filling the void’ left by Gianluigi Buffon and taking Juventus ‘beyond our limits’.
Paulo Dybala believes Juventus have ‘a score to settle’ in the Champions League this season but warns Atletico Madrid have players ‘who can wreak real havoc’.
Juventus’ Giorgio Chiellini feels Atletico Madrid are ‘more Italian than Spanish’ in their approach and that Sergio Ramos is the best defender in the world.