5 Reasons Why Juventus Will Win The Champions League
Created on Jun 05, 2015 2:00 AM EST
The Champions League final takes place this weekend, the spectacular conclusion to the European season. From the 77 teams that entered the competition, only two remain to contest the most valuable prize in club football. These are Juventus and Barcelona. Both dominated their domestic leagues and cups, meaning a victory in this final will provide one of these imposing teams a remarkable treble.
Much of the talk entering this final has centred on Barcelona, specifically the proficiency of their front three; Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. This has resulted in Juventus being considered the underdogs by the majority of pundits, bookies, and neutral supporters. However, the champions of Serie A should not be written off entirely, as they have unquestionably earned their place in this final through their defensive vigour and counter-attacking flair.
Therefore, to shut down those who consider this final as a mere formality for Barcelona, here are five reasons outlining both how and why Juventus can overcome the doubters and claim their third European Cup.