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Wed 14 September 2022 | 13:21

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 against

Roma

and Fiorentina before the situation got worse at

Salernitana

, where they settled on a 2-2 draw after VAR ruled out

Arkadiusz Milik’s

late winner.

The incident aroused many controversies around VAR as three players were sent off after

VAR

intervened to rule out Milik's late winner for a suspicious offside.

Juventus announced their squad for their Wednesday

Champions League

clash against

Benfica

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 as

Max Allegri

tries to get things around for the Turin giants.

While

Angel 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 in

Paul Pogba

, Angel Di Maria, Gleison Bremer, Filip Kostic, and Leandro Paredes, the Bianconeri had a successful transfer window. After winning their first two

Serie A

games, Juventus remain unbeaten in five games despite dropping points at Roma, Fiorentina, and Salernitana.

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