Nedved insists Juventus should not underestimate Porto

Mon 14 December 2020 | 15:32

Juventus should face FC Porto in Champions League’s last 16, and Juventus legend believes every team remaining in the competition are competitive.


vice president and former winger,

Pavel Nedvěd,

believes being eliminated by


last year should provide a thoughtful experience for


this year ahead of their Champions League clash against



“It’s nice to reach the second phase, but it’s also a very difficult one to face,”


told the club’s official website.

“Everyone can put you in difficulty. In this phase of the Champions League it’s tight, all the opponents are strong and we saw it last year, when we went out against Lyon.”

Nedved said Juventus must show the same determination against FC Porto as they did against Barcelona in the last round of fixtures.

“I know their coach Sergio Conceicao well, he was a teammate of mine and plays with a very organised 3-5-2.

“They will be two very difficult games. We could be favourites, but the point is to get to those games in great shape.

“We must face Porto as we did with Barcelona at Camp Nou. With conviction and the will to play our football.”

source: SportMob