Juventus challenges Sevilla to qualify for the European League final

Juventus challenges Sevilla to qualify for the European League final
Juventus challenges Sevilla to qualify for the European League final

Books – Ahmed Harbi

Thursday, May 18, 2023 08:00 AM

The Spanish team, Seville, will host its Italian counterpart, Juventus, in a fiery confrontation of heavy caliber this evening, Thursday, in the first leg of the European League semi-finals for the 2023 edition.

The Juventus teams drew 1-1 against Seville in the first leg match that was held last Thursday at Allianz Stadium.

The Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium will host the Sevilla-Juventus match, in the second leg of the European League semi-finals, at exactly ten o’clock in the evening, Cairo time.

Juventus hopes to achieve a positive result by winning or drawing with any result in the return leg in Spain to ensure advancing to the final round for the first time in the new version with its new name, as it had won the title 3 times in its history under the name of the European Union Cup.

While the Spanish team is armed with the stadium and the audience to win any result to ensure reaching the final in its favorite tournament, being the most title-winning 6 times.

Juventus expected lineup

It is expected that the old lady will be armed with a formation consisting of:

Goalkeeper: Chesney.

Defense line: Danilo – Bonucci – Alex Sandro.

Midfield: Juan Cuadrado – Meriti – Manuel Locatelli – Adrien Rabiot – Kostic.

Offensive line: Angel Di Maria – Vlahovic.

The expected formation of Sevilla

While the Sevilla formation against Juventus is as follows:

Goalkeeper: Yassine Bounou.

Defense line: Navas – Paddy – Godele – Acuna.

Midfield: Fernando – Oliver Torres – Rakitic.

Offensive line: Ocampos – Youssef Al-Nusairi – Brian Gill.

Juventus and Seville faced each other on four previous occasions in Europe, all of which were in the Champions League between 2015-2016 and 2016-2017, where Juventus won two of the four confrontations, drew in a confrontation and lost the same, while it was not defeated at home, where it won a meeting and drew the same. .

While Sevilla have won each of their last six matches against Italian clubs in the Europa League, with each victory coming during the knockout stages, the last of these matches saw them defeat Inter Milan in the final in the 2019-20 season.

Sevilla have reached the semi-finals of the Europa League on more occasions than any other team by 5 times, and they have lifted the trophy on every previous occasion when they reached the round.