Juventus vs Villarreal: UCL RO16, Second Leg Preview, Details, Team News, and Dream11 Team Predictions

Juventus are hoping to avoid a third-straight Champions League round of 16 elimination when they host Villarreal on Wednesday with the tie locked at 1-1.

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Juventus vs Villarreal: UCL RO16, Second Leg Preview, Details, Team News, and Dream11 Team Predictions

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Juventus vs Villarreal is the upcoming second leg match in this year's UEFA Champions League. Its all to play for in the second with the first leg ending in a 1-1 draw.

Juventus vs Villarreal: Match Preview:

Both teams had not begun their respective campaigns on a good note this season, but have managed to make a comeback in the second half of 2021-22. And now either stand a good chance of making it to the final eight of the most prestigious competition in the continent.

Juvetus are on splendid form, and are slotting in goals in plenty at the moment. They have built up quite some momentum, in an effort to go after a top-four finish in the Serie A.

Dusan Vlahovic (Image- Football Transfers)

Meanwhile, Villarreal are the reigning Europa League champions – and there's really no need for them to be taught to navigate through knockouts in European fixtures.

They have also been in good form lately, and have been finding the back of the net consistently.And with the away-goals rule being abolished, the 1-1 scorecard in the first leg do not give any advantage to either of the teams.

By the looks of things, expect goals to come from both squads this Wednesday, as Juventus vs Villareal looks to be a fierce match in prospect.

Juventus vs Villarreal: Match Details:

Date: 17/03/2022

Time: 1:30 AM

Venue: Estadio de la Cerámica, Villarreal

Where to watch in India: Sony Network and Jio TV

Referee: Szymon Marciniak (Poland)

Assistant Referees: Paweł Sokolnicki, Tomasz Listkiewicz, Paweł Raczkowski (Poland)

Team News:


Giorgio Chiellini, Federico Chiesa, Paulo Dybala, and Denis Zakaria are injured at the moment and have been ruled out of this fixture. Leonardo Bonucci has also picked up a knock and will not be available for selection.

— JuventusFC 🇬🇧🇺🇸 (@juventusfcen) March 15, 2022

Villareal :

Alberto Moreno is currently injured and will not be included in the squad for this fixture. Juan Foyth, Etienne Capoue, Gerard Moreno, and Raul Albiol are also struggling with their fitness and might not feature in this game.

Juventus vs Villarreal: Head to Head:

Villarreal have a surprisingly excellent record against Juventus and have won one out of two matches played between the two teams. Juventus have never defeated Villarreal in an official fixture and will look to create history on Wednesday.

Recent form in all competitions:

Juventus: W-W-W-W-D

Villareal: W-LW-D-W

Juventus vs Villarreal: Possible Line-ups:

Juventus Predicted XI (4-4-2): Wojciech Szczesny; Alex Sandro, Matthijs de Ligt, Daniele Rugani, Danilo; Adrien Rabiot, Manuel Locatelli, Arthur, Juan Cuadrado; Alvaro Morata, Dusan Vlahovic

Dani Parejo, the Villareal captain. (Image- Sky Sports)

Villarreal Predicted XI (4-4-2): Geronimo Rulli; Alfonso Pedraza, Pau Torres, Aissa Mandi, Serge Aurier; Vicente Iborra, Dani Parejo, Manu Trigueros, Yeremi Pino; Giovani Lo Celso, Samuel Chukwueze.

JUV vs VIL: Dream11 Predictions:

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