Juventus vs Young Boys: Young Boys have well and truly taken over the mantle of the best team in Switzerland in the last year or so, but that has more to do with Basel slipping than them. That doesn’t bode well for them up against Juventus, who should comfortably win.
Juventus returns home for the Champions League group stage’s second matchday, aiming to build off the opening win at Valencia. The Italian giants take on Swiss club Young Boys, who lost to Manchester United in their opener. Juve will be without the services of Cristiano Ronaldo who is serving a one-game suspension.
Juventus will head into Tuesday’s Champions League meeting against Young Boys in search of a ninth successive win in all competitions, fresh from completing a victory after finding themselves 1-0 down to Napoli in Serie A.
Young Boys have registered nine wins in their opening nine games in the Swiss Super League, though they were defeated 3-0 by Manchester United in their opening European clash.
Juventus and Young Boys meet at Juventus Stadium, in a match for this stage of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). These two teams have never met before, so this will be the first head‑to‑head between them.
Juventus’ first home fixture of the 2018/19 Champions League against Swiss champions, BSC Young Boys, is fast approaching with the match scheduled at Allianz Stadium on 2 October at the earlier kick-off time of 18.55 CEST.
Juventus go into Tuesday’s Champions League group stage match against Young Boys looking for a ninth consecutive win in all competitions this season, having come from 1-0 down to blow away title rivals Napoli on Saturday evening.
Their Swiss opponents have nine wins from nine games in the Super League, but fell 3-0 at home to Manchester United a fortnight ago to leave them staring down the barrel of an early exit from Europe’s top competition.