Szczesny left out of Juventus' Champions League squad against Benfica
After a Champions League defeat to PSG early last week, the Bianconeri had to settle on a draw after a controversial Serie A game against Salernitana. The Polish goalkeeper is the most mentionable absent in the club’s squad for their upcoming home game against Benfica.
After a good start to the Serie A,Juventus
had to settle for draws againstRoma
and Fiorentina before the situation got worse atSalernitana
, where they settled on a 2-2 draw after VAR ruled outArkadiusz Milik’s
The incident aroused many controversies around VAR as three players were sent off after
intervened to rule out Milik's late winner for a suspicious offside.
Juventus announced their squad for their WednesdayChampions League
as the Bianconeri are looking for redemption at home this Wednesday after their poor week. Long-time injuries Paul Pogba,Federico Chiesa
, Kaio Jorge,Alex Sandro,
Manuel Locatelli, and Adrien Rabiot remain sidelined asMax Allegri
tries to get things around for the Turin giants.
WhileAngel Di Maria
, who missed their weekend game due to a muscle tear, is back in their announced squad, Wojciech Szczesny has been left out of the squad as he's still suffering from an ankle issue.
Juventus 21-man Squad for Champions League clash against Benfica: Pinsoglio, Perin, Garofani - De Sciglio, Bremer, Danilo, Gatti, Bonucci, Rugani, Barbieri - McKennie, Cuadrado, Kostic, Miretti, Paredes, Fagioli - Vlahovic, Milik, Kean, Soule, Di Maria
Bringing inPaul Pogba
, Angel Di Maria, Gleison Bremer, Filip Kostic, and Leandro Paredes, the Bianconeri had a successful transfer window. After winning their first twoSerie A
games, Juventus remain unbeaten in five games despite dropping points at Roma, Fiorentina, and Salernitana.
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