Olympiacos vs Juventus: Match Preview, Predictions, Lineups, Team News

Olympiacos vs Juventus Preview, Predictions 
UEFA Champions League, Greece
Date: Tuesday, 5th December 2017
Kick off at 19:45 [UTC/Greece]
Venue: Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus, Greece

Olympiacos vs Juventus Preview, Predictions, Lineups, Team News: After being thrashed out of the league in group stages, will Olympiacos be able to win their morale back by breaking the defeated streak in their last game in the UEFA League.

Olympiacos vs Juventus – Possible Lineups

Olympiacos vs Juventus Preview, Predictions, Lineups: Following is expected to be playing-eleven from both sides for their upcoming game in UEFA champions league. Have a look:

Olympiacos vs Juventus – Recent Performance

Olympiacos vs Juventus Preview, Predictions: Here is how these teams performed in their recent clashes with various opponents in UEFA league along with their overall performance stats:

Olympiacos:

Their performance in UEFA league has been pretty poor. In total five games played, they have lost four and one was a draw. They recently clashed against Sporting CP on their home turf and lost 3-1. Another of their home game against Barcelona was turned out as a draw since both teams failed to score. In their away game with Barcelona, they again faced a brutal 3-1 defeat. They played on their home turf against Sporting CP and lost 2-3. Olympiacos have played before against Juventus in an away game that resulted in a defeat as they failed to score and Juventus planted two goals.

Juventus:

Their run in the ongoing group stage of the UEFA league is pretty decent. Out of five total games played, they have registered two victories and lost only one as rest two were draws. Their last two games were two consecutive draws. First one was a 1-1 draw in away game against Sporting CP where the other was a 0-0 draw in the home game against Barcelona. Before that, they beat Sporting CP in the home game with the 2-1 score at full time. Juventus have an advantage as they have already beat Olympiacos in the home game with a maiden 2-0 score. The only game they lost in the group stage was away game against Barcelona that resulted in 3-0 defeat.

Olympiacos vs Juventus – Team News, Tactical Analysis

Olympiacos vs Juventus Preview, Predictions: Followings are reports coming out from both sides about injuries, lineups, etc and analysis about how this game will affect their standings:

Olympiacos:

It is quite impressive that Takis Lemonis have no casualty to deal with ahead of this game. He will be entering with his full squad for their last match in the group stage and apparently the last match in UEFA.

They are currently on the bottom in their group with 1 point only. Win or lose, they will be walking out of the league anyways. However, a victory is necessary for bringing back their confidence and boosting up theirs spirts a bit, after facing so many loses and bad luck.

Juventus:

Unlike their upcoming opponents, Juventus has a number of injuries to deal with. RB Stepan Lichtsteeiner, CB Benedikt Howedes and forward Mario will probably remain out of the field for several upcoming games including this one.

They are currently in the second position with 8 points. If they lose this game and Sporting CP beats Barcelona with the big margin, then only they will be eliminated from the league. However, it is very less likely to happen. Still, Juventus would not want to risk anything at such sensitive point at the end of the group stage.

Olympiacos vs Juventus – Head to Head Stats

  • They have played against each other five times so far, in which, Olympiacos won one game and Juventus won the rest four.
  • In their last game, Olympiacos failed to score against Juventus, where Juventus planted two goals.

Olympiacos vs Juventus – Predictions

Olympiacos has nothing to lose where Juventus has to win for securing their place in the upcoming round of 16 after group stages. We expect to see a lot of action from their side.

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