The group stage of UEFA Champions League resumes mid-week and it’s a chance to some fallen teams to bounce back from a loss last time since they will face the same opponent. One interesting second round of matchup will be between the Russian heavyweights Lokomotiv Moscow hosting the Italian champions Juventus. Both teams will go head-to-head once more and the host will try to beat their guest this time, while the visitors aim to maintain a good result across all games. Get unlimited cashback as much as 1% when you register an account and bet for as much as you can here in the leading and trusted name in online betting 12BET Sportsbook!
Venue: RZD Arena, Moscow
Date and Time: Thursday, October 7, 2019, 1:55 AM (GMT+8)
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Lokomotiv Moscow (Home)
The home team will to duplicate their performance during the opening match of the Champions League group stage where they have recorded their only win in the tournament so far. They also aim to bounce back from a loss last time against the same opponent Juventus 2-1 to keep up in the group and end their 3 games winless streak across all competitions. The Russian heavyweights sit on the 3rd spot of the group table with 3 points, 4 points behind second-placed Atletico Madrid and the current leaders Juventus, while in their domestic league they dropped points after 2 games without a win that left them on the 3rd spot with 30 points from being the leaders of the domestic top flight. Yuri Semin’s men have won 3 of their last 5 matches playing at home where they have scored to not more than 2 goals in each of those wins, scoreless and defeated in 2.
The Italian powerhouse have seen no signs of slowing down as they remain unbeaten in 10 games across all competitions, winning 8 of those matches, drawing just 2 and scoring 2 or more goals in 7 of those wins. They have dropped 2 points after sharing spoils with Lecce 1-1, but bounced back by winning back-to-back games to retain the top spot of their domestic league. They now have 29 points and unbeaten in the last 11 domestic league matches, won 9 and drawn 2. Maurizio Sarri’s troops will enter this match with a with no signs of slowing down even when playing away from home as they remain unbeaten in 8 away matches across all competitions, since losing to Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the International Champions Cup, winning 4 and drawing 4 with a 2-1 scoreline in each of those victories. They are the current leaders of Group D, collected 7 points tie with Atletico Madrid from winning their last 2 outings and drawing their opening match.
This will be the second match of these two sides after their last matchup in the same group stage where Juventus won at home 2-1
Lokomotiv Moscow 1 – 4 Juventus
Lokomotiv Moscow 5.90 – Draw 3.75 – Juventus 1.60
FT.HDP – Juventus: 0.5-1
(The odds might change without prior notice)
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