Chelsea midfielder Jorginho is confident that his visit to Juventus in Wednesday’s Champions League group stage. They will be able to take the three points back to London as he sees a weakness of his aging defense and slow running.
Juve currently have three centre-backs: Leonardo Bonucci (34), Matthijs de Ligt (22) and Giorgio Chiellini (37). Where there is a right-back Juan Cuadrado (33 years) or left-back Alex Sando (30 years). So it is considered a high-age team.
On the tactics of Jorginho, there is no doubt about the defensive line. ‘Bianconeri’, but about running speed and freshness in standing when being crushed hard Discussed confident. That ‘Chelsea’ has more than this point of attack.
Jorginho is confident to beat Juventus in Wednesday’s Champions League
“Of course, tactically they are very strong. Know how to defend the penalty area Play in an orderly fashion. Juventus are a big team, they have years of experience at this level of games,” said the Italian midfielder.
“’We have to try to destroy the defensive game with speed and power. Just know that it will be a difficult task. we respect them But we will go out and play to win.”
Chelsea are now unbeaten in six consecutive Champions League away games. The most they do so since a decade ago.
Instead of being justifiably considered among the Champions League favourites each season they are now, much like Barcelona, downgrading their ambitions to merely being one of the 32 competitors.
That is the priority for Allegri for the simple reason that maintaining their place at the big dance, which can be worth £100m for a team that goes deep. It is a must if they are to emerge from their financial black hole.
Juve’s revenue fell from £489m to £410m on account of pandemic-enforced empty stadiums last season (Serie A is still limiting capacity). While their total debt rose marginally to an eye-watering £332m.