Valencia – Juventus SOCCER PICKS
Valencia and Juventus face at Estadio de Mestalla, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct confrontation.
The home team had direct access to this group stage, so they will play their first match in this edition of the competition. In the last match they played, for the First Division, they drew with Real Betis at home by (0-0). In the last 10 home matches Valencia has won 6, tied 3 and lost 1. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 15 of the last 23 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals.
For this first round of the group stage of the Champions League, Valencia arrives without losing three games in general, that is, a friendly match and two games for the Spanish league. In spite of this, at the moment, and after four rounds, he is still looking for his first victory, since he tied three games and lost one, that is, he did not start in the best way the Spanish championship of 18/19. In this match the team must be aligned in 4-4-2, looking for defensive consistency and attacks in an organized manner. The highlight of this team is by Dani Parejo, D. Cheryshev and Rodrigo, all with a goal scored in this season start of the Spanish league.
The visiting team had direct access to this group stage, so they will play their first match in this edition of the competition. In the last match they played, for Serie A, they beat Sassuolo at home by (2-1). In the last 10 away matches Juventus has won 6, tied 3 and lost 1. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In the last 20 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 6 of their 15 goals between minutes (46′-60 ‘).
For this first round of the group stage of the Champions League, the Juventus team arrives optimistic and confident, because unlike the adversary of this match won all its first four rounds of the Italian league, currently occupying the first position of Serie A TIM 18/19. In this match the team must be aligned in 4-3-3. Especially the three most advanced pieces, that is, F. Bernardeschi, M. Mandzukic and the great star of the team and one of the main hopes of the fans in achieving the goals for the season, that is, the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo. We remember that M. Mandzukic and Ronaldo are the main finalists of this team, with two goals scored each for the Italian championship of 18/19.