Atletico vs Juventus Preview: Head to head & predictions
Champions League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 18/09/2019
Atletico Madrid begin their 2019-20 Champions League campaign against the same opponents which ended their bid for last season's crown at the last-16 stage.Juventus head into Wednesday's showdown at Wanda Metropolitano having been held to a goalless draw by Fiorentina at the weekend, while Los Colchoneros lost 2-0 to Real Sociedad at Anoeta Stadium in the La Liga encounter.Team NewsAtletico's Alvaro Morata hasn't featured since August due to a knee injury and is not expected to play any part in Wednesday's match. Šime Vrsaljko will be out until at least October due to knee surgery.Emre Can, Mario Mandžukić, Marko Pjaca, Mattia Perin and Giorgio Chiellini were not named in Juventus' Champions League squad, with the latter expected to be out for most of the season with a cruciate ligament rupture. Mattia De Sciglio was named in the squad but won't play any part on Wednesday's match due to a muscle injury, while Douglas Costa, Danilo, and Miralem Pjanic all picked up injuries in Saturday's draw against Fiorentina and may not feature.