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Udinese v Juventus– Team News, Tactics, Line-ups And Prediction

  UDINESE v JUVENTUS Stadio Friuli, Udine April 14th, 2014 *** With only 38 points from 32 games and currently sitting in 14th place, Udinese are having a mediocre season to say the least. Entering 2014 with six wins, Udinese have registered only five wins since then and a total of sixteen losses this season paints a picture of gloom for a club who won plaudits in the past few years for maintaining a healthy model of buying cheap and selling them for profit yet managing to do reasonably well in the league. Udinese patron Giampaolo Pozzo will be counting on the new stadium (The project has set a completion date of the 2014-15 season) which will no doubt give them and their fans something positive to look forward to. One of the biggest problems Udinese had for the last few seasons is the lack of comparable substitutes; while their starting lineup is decent, they do not have the depth […] Read more »

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Lyon v Juventus – Team News, Tactics, Line-ups And Prediction

LYON v JUVENTUS Stade de Gerland, Lyon April 3rd, 2014 *** Juventus travel to the State De Gerland to take on Lyon in what will be the first meeting between these two sides in a competitive fixture. Juventus will start as favorites against a very young Lyon team unbeaten at home in the Europa League this year. We must keep in mind that this is not the same Lyon led by Paul Le Guen who won an incredible seven consecutive Ligue 1 titles in the period of 2001 to 2008. To sanction the construction of a new stadium, budget has been very tight and the team now comprises of promising academy graduates rather than the likes of as Sonny Anderson, Juninho Pernambucano , Karim Benzema , Fred , Michel Bastos, Lisandro Lopez , Michael Essien , Florent Malouda , Eric Abidal , Diarra Mahmadou, Hatem Ben Arfa. Under the stewardship of former Arsenal midfielder Remi Garde, the squad has few […] Read more »