Buffon gears Juventus to beat Tottenham


Juventus goal keeper, Gianluigi Buffon has warned Tottenham that Juventus are confident of upsetting the odds in the Champions League last 16 second leg on Wednesday.

Tottenham are fit to reach the Champions League quarter-finals following their incredible 2-2 come back in the first leg in Italy last month. Juventus were in control of the match when Higuain scored twice in the first nine minutes of the game. Harry Kane scored to make it a 2-1 level Higuain missed a second penalty, before Christian Eriksen’s equaliser rocked the Italian champions. Juventus, who have reached two of the past three Champions League finals, face the prospect of being eliminated at Wembley unless they can breach Tottenham’s defence. But Juventus goalkeeper Buffon is confident they will get chances because Mauricio Pochettino’s side generally play an attacking style that might leave them exposed at the back. “It is a fascinating challenge to play at Wembley, a historic football theatre, and also it is a challenge because we have to try to get through following the first leg, and because we are playing a strong team,” Buffon said on Tuesday. “It will be an uphill battle but sometimes you can get caught out going downhill so we are up for the challenge. “Tottenham quite clearly have a lot of great attributes, they have a tried and trusted style of play. “They like to attack, they can be physical, they are good technically, but their style allows the opposition a few chances, so I think the fans are in for a treat.” Higuain has been declared fit after missing the last two matches with an ankle problem, but Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic is out with a thigh injury. “Higuain has trained with the team and should be seen tonight at Wembley

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