Juventus have been drawn into Group H for the Champions League group stage, together with titleholder Chelsea, FC Zenit and Malmö. MaxStatman.com presents you some more background information about our opponents for this Champions League season below:
Juventus have played Chelsea four times in their history. They won once, drew twice and lost once. Chelsea play their matches at Stamford Bridge, a stadium that has a capacity of almost 41.000. Chelsea’s best players are newly transferred in Romelu Lukaku (ex-Inter), Jorginho (ex-Napoli), Mason Mount and Kai Havertz.
FC Zenit has faced Juventus twice. The Bianconeri won and drew versus the 7-time Russian champions. The Gazprom Arena is Zenit’s home ground and has a capacity of just over 68.000. The final of the Champions League will also be played there. Their best players are centre-forward Sardar Azmoun, Brazilian winger Malcom (ex-Barcelona) and defensive midfielder Wilmar Barrios. Juventus legend Claudio Marchisio played for FC Zenit in 2018/19.
Malmö was the last team to be added into group H. Juventus have played the 21-time Swedish champions twice and won both matches. Malmö play their matches in the Eleda Stadion, which has a capacity of 24.000. Their best players are centre-forward Antonio Colak, left-winger Veljko Birmancevic and centre-back Anel Ahmedhodzic. Zlatan Ibrahimovic played for Malmö from 1995 until 2001.
What team are you most excited to play, and do you think Juventus will survive this group?