Juventus vs Olympiakos Odds : Vital Champions League win for Italians?

Latest Juventus v Olympiakos news, with latest live stream schedule and betting odds from this crunch Champions League tie from Italy.

The Italian champions Juventus desperately need a result at home to Olympiakos in their Champions League clash later this evening.

Olympiakos recorded a shock win over Juve when the pair met in Greece, to move three points clear of their opponents.

Juventus have just three points from their three Champions League games and a second consecutive early exit on the cards.

Domestically Juventus have been in good form and re-opened a three point advantage at the top of the Serie A table on Saturday.

A comfortable 2-0 win away to Empoli saw them take full advantage of Roma’s defeat away to Napoli.

In the Greek league, Olympiakos have fallen five points behind the league leaders PAOK, following a weekend draw with Asteras Tripolis.

Elsewhere in the group, Malmo host the tournament runners-up Atletico Madrid, who like Olympiakos has six points.

Previous meetings between the two include a 7-0 win for Juventus back in the 2003/04 competition.

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Claudio Marchisio could be the midfielder that misses out for Juventus, with Andrea Pirlo set to continue.

Fernando Llorente and Sebastian Giovinco will battle it out to partner Carlos Tevez up front, with the Spaniard likely to get the nod.

Patrice Evra is a doubt, meaning Kwadwo Asamaoh will start from left-wing back once again.

The former Fulham pair of Pajtim Kasami and Kostas Mitroglou will start, with the former scoring the winner in the first match.

Eric Abidal will start from left-back, having joined the club from Monaco in the summer, whilst Roberto, who was superb in the recent win, will continue in goal.

Ibrahim Afellay is a major doubt for Olympiakos, with injuries again affecting his time with a club.

Juventus: Buffon; Bonucci, Chiellini, Ogbonna; Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Pogba, Asamoah; Llorente, Tevez
Olympiacos: Roberto; Maniatis, Botia, Elabdellaoui, Abidal; Masuaku, Milivojevic, N’Dinga, Dominguez, Kasami; Mitroglu

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