Previous
Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid
6:45 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 1
Game Details
Atlético Nacional
Huracán
12:45 AM UTC May 4, 2016
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 0
Game Details
Pumas UNAM
Deportivo Táchira
2:45 AM UTC May 4, 2016
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 1
Game Details
Melbourne Victory
Gamba Osaka
2
1
FT
Game Details
Guangzhou Evergrande
Sydney FC
1
0
FT
Game Details
Next

LIVE: Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid

Boot Room
Read

McIntyre: Guzan or Howard?

U.S. Hot List
Read

Leicester's Thai fans savour success

Thailand
Read

Chelsea show character too late

Chelsea
Read

Perth Glory signs Chris Herd

A-League
Read

Juve ready for the 'lion's den'

Juventus director and club legend Pavel Nedved is confident his team is ready to face Champions League opponent Celtic in the 'lion's den' after disposing of Fiorentina 2-0 in Turin.

The Bianconeri kept their Serie A defence on track after goals from Mirko Vucinic and Alessandro Matri moved the Turin giants five points clear at the top of the Serie A table.

But as well as claiming three precious domestic points, Nedved believes the result indicated his club have the mettle to survive the hostile reception awaiting them when they travel on Tuesday to Celtic Park for the first leg of the clubs' European knockout clash.

"I'm fully aware of the atmosphere that awaits us in Glasgow because I've been there and experienced it first hand," the former Ballon d'Or winner said. "We'll be stepping into a lion's den and I don't think the team will need geeing up. We'll have to tough it out, but we have shown that we're ready.

"We are very satisfied with how the team approached the match. Fiorentina play a great style of football, they have a more than capable coach and a dangerous team.

"But we really wanted the three points and played well to get them. It was a great test of character and everyone worked towards the same goal."

The victory against Fiorentina also marks the first time the team has scored back-to-back victories since December last year and Nedved said the upturn in the club's form should send an ominous message to their European rivals.

"In January, we had a slight dip in form but you can't be at the top of your game over the course of a whole season," Nedved said. "Now we're in form and ready for Europe.''

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.