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Wednesday March 6 2013
Line-ups: Juventus-Celtic

Juventus rotate the squad with Paul Pogba and Fabio Quagliarella as they welcome Celtic in their Champions League Round of 16 clash.

The Bianconeri won the first leg 3-0 in Glasgow, so it will take something extraordinary for the Hoops to turn this around in Turin. Kick-off is at 19.45 GMT.

Coach Antonio Conte warned he would not be taking this game lightly, but he also looks to the quarter-finals.

Claudio Marchisio, Arturo Vidal and Stephan Lichtsteiner are one booking away from suspension in Europe.

Vidal is banned this weekend in Serie A against Catania, so he is given a spot in the starting XI anyway.

Pogba replaces Marchisio in midfield, while Quagliarella gets his first start in a month alongside Alessandro Matri.

Qualification aside, they will be eager to maintain Juve’s 17-match unbeaten run in all UEFA competition.

Martin Caceres, Nicolas Anelka and Paolo De Ceglie are out injured, while Luca Marrone is given a rare start at centre-back.

Celtic were without Giorgios Samaras for the first leg, but his is back to play at the Juventus Stadium and starts with Kris Commons and Gary Hooper.

Teenage forward Tony Watt has not made the trip due to a bruised foot, joining Scott Brown and Mikael Lustig on the treatment table.

Charlie Mulgrew has missed the last three games with a muscular problem, but is in the starting XI.

Juventus: Buffon; Barzagli, Marrone, Bonucci; Padoin, Vidal, Pirlo, Pogba, Peluso; Matri, Quagliarella

Juventus bench: Storari, Vucinic, Giovinco, Asamoah, Giaccherini, Chiellini, Isla

Celtic: Forster; Matthews, Wilson, Wanyama, Izaguirre; Samaras, Kayal, Ledley, Mulgrew; Commons, Hooper

Celtic bench: Zaluska, Ambrose, Miku, Stokes, Lassad, McGeouch, Forrest

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