The defending champions of Italian Serie A, Juventus, have just confirmed a ticket to the last 16 of the European Champions League, however, they still have the task of solidifying their position at the top of the standings, considering that Manchester United are in 2nd place, currently only behind just 2 points. Therefore, Juventus must win in this last match against BSC Young Boys. Their match itself is scheduled to take place on Thursday morning, December 13, 2018 at STADE DE SUISSE WANKDORF BER, Berne.
BSC Young Boys who will play as the host in the match later, certainly not qualified for the round of 16, after only collecting 1 point from the five matches of this annual tournament group phase. They are also certainly not to get a place in the Europa League round of 32, because it is 4 points adrift of 3rd place occupied by Valencia. Even so, BSC Young Boys of course still eyeing the victory at Juventus later, because in addition to playing at home, they also have to win the first victory in the European Champions League event.
But, it was clearly not easy for the BSC Young Boys to win against Juventus, because on paper, the defending champions of the Italian Serie A were far superior. In their last five matches, Max Allegri’s squad managed to pack 5 consecutive wins, while BSC Young Boys only won 4 wins including one defeat.
Head to head Matches – BSC Young Boys vs. Juventus:
02/10/18 Juventus 3 – 0 BSC Young Boy
BSC Young Boys’ Last 5 Matches:
11/11/18 FC Saint-Gall 1879 2 – 3 BSC Young Boy
11/25/18 BSC Young Boy 1 – 0 FC Lugano
28/11/18 Manchester United 1 – 0 BSC Young Boy
02/12/18 Basel 1 – 3 BSC Young Boy
09/12/18 BSC Young Boy 3 – 2 FC Thoune
Juventus’ Last 5 Matches:
12/11/18 Milan 0-2 Juventus
11/25/18 Juventus 2 – 0 SPAL
28/11/18 Juventus 1-0 Valencia
02/12/18 Fiorentina 0 – 3 Juventus
08/12/18 Juventus 1 – 0 Internazionale
BSC Young Boys (4-4-2): Von Ballmoos; Mbabu, Wuthrich, Von Bergen, Benito; Sulejmani, Sanogo, Sow, Fassnacht; Ngamaleu, Hoarau. Coach: Gerardo Seoane.
Juventus (3-4-1-2): Szczesny; Barzagli, Bonucci, Benatia; Cuadrado, Pjanic, Matuidi, Alex Sandro; Bernardeschi; Mandzukic, Dybala. Coach: Massimiliano Allegri.