Morata hopes not to face Juventus in the Champions League
Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata says Juventus are one of the favorites to win the Champions League title. He hopes not to face his former club, expressing confidence that Madrid will qualify for the quarter-finals.
After Tuesday’s 1-1 win over Liverpool in the first match of the 1/8 of the Champions League final. The former Juventus, Chelsea and Real Madrid striker, Morata says he would prefer not to face Juventus again this season.
Atletico Madrid and Juventus met in Group B this season of the Champions League. Juventus won the group after a win and a draw against Diego Simeone’s side.
Furthermore, Juventus beat Atletico Madrid last season in the Champions League. Eliminating them in the 1/8 final thanks to a hat-trick scored by Cristiano Ronaldo.
“I think Liverpool and Juventus are the best. I prefer not to meet Juventus again in the Champions League. ” says Morata , after winning the European and World Cup.
“I think the Bianconeri, Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain are the favorites. But nothing is safe in the Champions League.
Atletico Madrid’s return match against Liverpool will take place on March 11, while Juventus will play their first match of this stage next Wednesday against Olympique Lyonnais.