Sevilla and Juventus meet in a clash of the Group H heavyweights, with the Spanish side looing to take advantage of some key men missing from the Serie A champions' squad. While Juventus need a win in Seville to confirm qualification to the round of 16, Sevilla will reach the knockout stages with a point on Tuesday.
After four matchdays, Sevilla lead Group H with ten points, while Juventus have eight, having drawn two and won two. Dinamo Zagreb cannot catch either of the top two teams, but Lyon, on four points, have a slight chance of making this group interesting, if they win their own match against the Croatian side on Tuesday, likely considering Zagreb are yet to pick up a single point in the Champions League this season.
Therefore, this is a vital game for both Sevilla and Juventus, who will not want to leave qualification to the last matchday of the group stages.
"I want this game to put us in the next round," Sevilla manager Jorge Sampaoli, who has a slight doubt over former Arsenal and Manchester City playmaker Samir Nasri, said. "I've no wish to go to Lyon needing a result to go through.
"The first thing to make clear is that we want to take charge of the game, to impose ourselves. I haven't thought once that 'a point will do'. That's not our idea. We want to dominate them and win the match."
That possibility increased after Juventus came to Spain with three of their key men missing. Massimiliano Allegri will have to do without Andrea Barzagli, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain, with Mehdi Benatia also ruled out with a knee problem.
With Barzagli out and Giorgio Chiellini only fit enough to start from the bench, there is a good chance that Juventus will go with four at the back, rather than the three central defenders, while the onus will be on Mario Mandzukic to find the goals in the absence of Dybala and Higuain.
"Only one result guarantees our qualification to the next round and that is a win," Allegri, whose team played out a goalless draw in the reverse fixture in Turin, said. "We need three points from the last two matches but we don't want to have to wait until the final fixture to get them – we're here to win and we want the job completed..
"While it is well-known that Sevilla have an excellent home record, we are confident that we can leave with three points. The players that I have at my disposal are more than capable of producing the kind of performance this important fixture demands."
Where to Watch Live
Sevilla vs Juventus is set to begin at 8.45pm CET (7.45pm GMT, 3.45pm ET, 1.15am IST). Live streaming and TV information is below.
India: TV: Ten 1. Live Streaming: Ten Sports live.
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