Barcelona and Real Madrid Champions League favourites, says Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri

Posted on March 10, 2018, 5:12 am
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Currently two Spanish giants are regarded as the best clubs in the football World which are Real Madrid and Barcelona. Considering the performance and strong teams, they are undoubtedly the best. Besides, Real Madrid and Barcelona are also the best in the competition of Europe top flight. But now the Juventus coach has tipped Barcelona and Real Madrid UCL favorites

Barcelona and Real Madrid UCL Talk Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri

If we consider the performance of the both Spanish teams in Champions League, Real Madrid won the highest number of UCL title which makes them as the most successful team in the history of UCL. They are currently the back to back champion and also in the race of the 3rd one this season. Barcelona also won five times Champions League title which also makes them as one of the most successful team there.

So, facing them seems always difficult for any clubs in the World. Recently Real Madrid beat PSG in round of last sixteen of Champions League this seasons in both legs. First leg was hosted at Santiago Bernabeu where Real won by 3 – 1 goals and second leg was staged at Parc Des Princes where once again Real Madrid won by 2 – 1 goals. So, considering two legs Real jumped to the next round of UCL successfully.

However the Juve coach also thinks that Juventus has the ability to compete in the Champions League but considering the favourite, he mentioned the two Spanish giants name.

In last Wednesday at Wembley Stadium in London his team Juventus beat Tottenham Hotspur and secured their place in quarter final. Considering two legs Juventus won by 4 – 3 goals aggregation. At the first leg at the home venue, they made draw against the English club by 2 – 2 goals.

Excluding Juventus, in the meantime the rest teams which have confirmed their tickets in quarter final of Champions league are Real Madrid, Manchester City and Liverpool. And to get to the next round ticket Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester United are in good  position.

Massimiliano Allegri is very happy for his team because they have moved to the next round in Champions League. It is needed to mention that Juventus also played final in the last season of UCL but against Real Madrid, they faced a defeat. The coach stated that team is very happy indeed but though, they do not think that they are the favourite.

He also believes that Barca and Real are most talked team in UEFA Champions league and also as the favourite but it does not mean that Juventus would not mean anything. Besides, there is German team Bayern Munich which can also destroy in any minutes of the game. The draw of Champions League will be executed in 16th March, 2018.