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Real Madrid v Juventus factfile

Factfile on Real Madrid and Juventus ahead of the Champions League semi-final, second leg between the clubs in Madrid on Wednesday (Juventus lead 2-1):

Form: Real Madrid‘s La Liga title hopes all but ended on Saturday as Cristiano Ronaldo saw a penalty saved in a 2-2 draw at home to Valencia. The European champions now trail Barcelona by four points with just two league games remaining.

A point also extended Madrid‘s poor run against the other sides in La Liga’s top four as they took just four points from a possible 18 against Barca, Atletico Madrid and Valencia this year. Moreover, it was the fourth time in their last five games in which Carlo Ancelotti’s men have conceded twice.

Juventus had already clinched their 31st Italian title before beating Real 2-1 in last week’s first leg.

A 1-1 draw at home to relegation-threatened Cagliari at the weekend was most notable for the return of French star Paul Pogba after two months out through injury as he scored his 10th goal of the season.

Coaches:

Real Madrid – Carlo Ancelotti (ITA) — 55 yrs

Juventus – Massimiliano Allegri (ITA) — 47 yrs

Domestic league performance:

Real Madrid – Second in La Liga, four points adrift of Barcelona.

Juventus – Top of Serie A, already crowned champions with three games left to play.

Road to quarter-finals:

Real Madrid – Winners of Group B ahead of Basel. Beat Schalke 5-4 on aggregate in the last 16 and Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the quarter-finals.

Juventus – Runners-up in Group A behind Atletico Madrid. Beat Borussia Dortmund 5-1 on aggregate in the last 16 and Monaco 1-0 in the quarter-finals.

European Cup/Champions League best performances:

Real Madrid – winners 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014

Juventus – winners 1985, 1996

Other honours:

Real Madrid – 32 x Spanish champions, 19 x Spanish Cup winners, 10 x Spanish Super Cup winners, 2 x UEFA Cup winners, 2 x UEFA Super Cup winners, 3 x Intercontinental Cup winners, 1 x Club World Cup winners

Juventus – 31 x Italian champions, 9 x Coppa Italia winners, 6 x Italian Supercup winners, 1 x Cup Winners’ Cup winners, 3 x UEFA Cup winners, 2 x UEFA Supercup winners, 2 x Intercontinental Cup winners

Previous meetings:

Juventus 0 Real Madrid 1 – 1961/62 European Cup quarter-final, first leg

Real Madrid 0 Juventus 1 – 1961/62 European Cup quarter-final, second leg

Real Madrid 3 Juventus 1 – 1961/62 European Cup quarter-final replay

Real Madrid 1 Juventus 0 – 1986/87 European Cup second round, first leg

Juventus 1 Real Madrid 0 (after extra time, Madrid win 3-1 on pens) – 1986/87 European Cup second round, second leg

Real Madrid 1 Juventus 0 – 1995/96 Champions League quarter-final, first leg

Juventus 2 Real Madrid 0 – 1995/96 Champions League quarter-final, second leg

Juventus 0 Real Madrid 1 – 1997/98 Champions League final

Real Madrid 2 Juventus 1 – 2002/03 Champions League semi-final, first leg

Juventus 3 Real Madrid 1 – 2002/03 Champions League semi-final, second leg

Real Madrid 1 Juventus 0 – 2004/05 Champions League round of 16, first leg

Juventus 2 Real Madrid 0 (after extra time) – 2004/05 Champions League round of 16, second leg

Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1 – 2008/09 Champions League group stage

Real Madrid 0 Juventus 2 – 2008/09 Champions League group stage

Real Madrid 2 Juventus 1 – 2013/14 Champions League group stage

Juventus 2 Real Madrid 2 – 2013/14 Champions League group stage

Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1 – 2014/15 Champions League semi-final, first leg


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