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Amorim: Benfica won’t change
Benfica midfielder Ruben Amorim says his side’s strategy will not change for their Europa League semi-final second leg.
Conte: Juve don’t know fear
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte claims his side don’t know the meaning of the word fear.
Vialli trusts Conte
Former Juventus player Gianluca Vialli trusts Old Lady Coach Antonio Conte to deliver European success to the club.
Jesus: Benfica must score
Benfica Coach Jorge Jesus is convinced his side will have to score an away goal if they are to secure a place in the Europa League final.
Cervan accuses UEFA
Benfica Vice-president Silvio Cervan believes UEFA would like to see Juventus in the Europa League final for commercial interests.
Benfica squad for Juve
Benfica have named their 23-man squad for the Europa League clash against Juventus on Thursday evening.
‘Final would make Juve proud’
Leonardo Bonucci says Juventus reaching a Europa League Final would be ‘a source of pride’, whilst he also pays tribute to ‘silent leader’ Andrea Pirlo.
Lichtsteiner 'optimistic' for Benfica
Stephan Lichtsteiner is “optimistic” for the Europa League semi-final with Benfica after Juventus put their hands on the Scudetto.
‘Do UEFA want Juve in final?’
Benfica’s director of communications Joao Gabriel has hinted that UEFA want Juventus to progress to the Europa League final.
Kaka: We’re playing for Europa
Ricky Kaka has reflected on Milan’s current and future objectives, working with Clarence Seedorf and on his intentions beyond the summer.
Maggio given medical all-clear
Christian Maggio has been given the all-clear to return to action from the Napoli-Fiorentina Coppa Italia Final.
Galliani: The story ends here
Adriano Galliani has insisted that ‘the story ends here’ regarding Clarence Seedorf’s unauthorised Sky interview.
Jorge Jesus: 'Pressure is on Juve'
Benfica Coach Jorge Jesus is looking forward to the Europa League semi-final. “All the pressure is on Juventus.”
Boniperti: 'Juve, repeat our Double'
Ex-Juventus President Giampiero Boniperti urged the team to follow his example of doing The Double in 1977.
Bonucci 'angry with myself'
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci is “angry with myself” for his error in the Europa League semi-final defeat to Benfica.
Vidal lay-off extended
Injury concerns are growing over Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal, who will miss Sassuolo and possibly Benfica.
Jorge Jesus wanted penalty
Coach Jorge Jesus insisted Benfica should’ve beaten Juventus by more than 2-1 and were denied “a clear penalty.”
Conte: 'An unjust result'
Antonio Conte felt “great regret for this unjust result” and blasted his defence after Juventus lost to Benfica.
Pogba: 'Concentration is key'
Paul Pogba believes Juventus did everything right in the 2-1 defeat to Benfica, except for their “concentration.”
Lichtsteiner: 'Avoidable goals'
Stephan Lichtsteiner admits Benfica’s two goals against Juventus were “avoidable,” but has faith in the Europa League.
Artur: 'Benfica in strong position'
Benfica goalkeeper Artur said his side are “in a strong position for the second leg” after beating Juventus 2-1.
Tevez: 'Juve have a good chance'
Carlos Tevez believes Juventus have “a very good chance” of reaching the Europa League Final despite defeat in Lisbon.
EL: Juve beaten by Benfica
Juventus lost the first leg of the Europa League semi-final 2-1 to Benfica, but Carlos Tevez scored a precious away goal.
Marotta hits back at Jorge Jesus
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta hit back at Benfica Coach Jorge Jesus and commented on Alexis Sanchez rumours.
Juventus choose Mirko Vucinic and Carlos Tevez for their Europa League semi-final with Benfica.
Galderisi on Benfica
Giuseppe Galderisi has given his opinion on tonight’s Europa League semi-final first leg between Benfica and Juventus.
Vucinic-Tevez against Benfica?
Speculation is that Antonio Conte will opt for Mirko Vucinic to partner Carlos Tevez in attack against Benfica tonight.
Miccoli: Benfica in my heart
Fabrizio Miccoli says whoever wins between Benfica and Juventus wins the Europa League, as he explains why he’ll be cheering for the Portuguese.
‘Benfica similar to Juventus’
Jorge Jesus sees similarities in philosophy between Benfica and Europa League semi-final opponents Juventus.
‘Final long way off’
Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon says the prospect of the Old Lady playing at home in the Europa League final is still a long way away.
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