Juventus will play at home against Nantes in the first leg of the 1/16 finals of the Europa League. The game will take place on February 16, starting at 20:00 GMT.
Juventus failed to qualify for the Champions League knockout stage at the end of the group stage, finishing 3rd with 3 points. In 6 matches, the club scored 9 goals and conceded 13.
The team managed to win only one victory over Maccabi Haifa, in the remaining matches with PSG and Benfica the club turned out to be weaker.
In the last match of the championship, Juventus beat Fiorentina at home with a score (1-0), before that there was a victory over Salernitana (3-0).
Meanwhile, Nantes started playing in the Europa League and finished second in the group stage with 9 points. The club broke away from third place by only 1 point.
The team lost first place to Freiburg, losing in two meetings with a total score (0-6). As a result, the club from France managed to win 3 times and lose the same number.
In the last match of the French championship, Nantes beat Lorient with a score (1-0) at home, before that there was a victory in the French Cup over Angers after a penalty shoot-out (2-1).
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Head to Head
Juventus and Nantes have played each other twice in all time, and both teams managed to win once.
The last meeting of the two teams took place back in 1996 in the Champions League and ended with the victory of Nantes with a score (3-2).
- Juventus to score in the first half: In the last three matches of Juventus, such a bet was successful.
- Nantes won’t score: In the last three matches, Juventus did not concede.
|Х1 1,38||Х 5,00||Х2 8,50|
Despite the weak results of Juventus in the Champions League, the team in this match is the favorite for this meeting, as well as for passage to the next round.
Nantes is clearly weaker in terms of experience and composition in this confrontation, and a confident victory for the Italian club is expected.
Prediction for this match: Both teams to score – No.