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The 5 keys of the Champions League final, by Ricard Torquemada

How affects Chiellini's injury? How will play Juventus?

The 5 keys of the Champions League final, by Ricard Torquemada
The 5 keys of the Champions League final, by Ricard Torquemada

How affects Chiellini's injury? How will play Juventus?

Examen de Ricard Torquemada

This Saturday at 20:45h, Barcelona will play the Champions League final against Juventus. These are the 5 keys of Ricard Torquemada, our expert:

Juventus 4-4-2

The system that Juventus is playing during this season is 4-4-2. Despite having Chiellini injured, Allegri would use the 4-4-2 because he wants to have the four midfielders together: Pirlo, Pogba, Marchisio, Vidal. As well as he needs someone to play with Tévez in the forward. He will have to play with 4 defense.

Chiellini's injury

He is one of the leaders of the squad with more experience. About the quality of his football, it's not as important as the role leadership. The italian squad has Chiellini, Bonucci and Barzagli, three center backs with great level. The question is to know how is Barzagly's injury. If Barzagly has physical problems, Ogbonna has not quality as Barzagly.

The problem is that he is the only left-footed center-back of Juventus. This season, they try to play the ball with Allegri and play from the back, with Chiellini on the left and they could play wider. This Saturday will have to play with two right-footed centre-backs and will be complicated.

Juve's patience

Juventus will defend from behind and won't pressure Barcelona the whole pitch. Despite this, the Italian squad is a really complete and know how to do it. Will play both ways. Juventus knows the danger that Barcelona is capable to do in counter attack. The italian team is patient and it will be dangerous when they will have the ball. Despite this, they don't have the need to have it. They have top quality players and they are not a clasical team that defends and try to play just at counter attack.

The duel in the wings

The wings with Neymar and Messi against Evra and Lichsteiner will be one of the keys of the match. With the Italian teams is very difficult to play thorugh the middle. If Barcelona attacks through the wings, it will be difficult, because Barcelona won't achieve any header. It's very important that Barcelona can be better in the wings and the one to one against Leichsteiner and Evra of Messi and Neymar will be important.

Juventus forwards

Tévez and Morata are not the best players on the team, but they are leaving a sweet moment. They have had a great year with an enormous ending. They are leaving a great moment of confidence and have the quality to score with little chances.