Massimiliano Allegri Set To Replace Conte At Chelsea

A delighted Chiellini celebrates with goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon after the win over Milan

A delighted Chiellini celebrates with goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon after the win over Milan

"Eliminating a team like that would be another step forward and something to really hang our hats on, but we're absolutely aware that we'll be taking on the best team in the Champions League".

"It's another match in another setting. If you think you can eliminate him, you would be being presumptuous as an individual, but with team work, we have got to try to concede little room to Real".

Juventus start this tie as underdogs, not a status they're accustomed to considering their domestic dominance in recent years, but few sides in Europe cope better with tactical challenges against supposedly superior opponents. Max Allegri's strategy has proved excellent in recent seasons, and Juventus are flexible and unpredictable, capable of playing in various ways. Higuain lost 6-1 versus Spain and had to bear the media pressure from Argentina.

But Zidane thinks it is perhaps easier for the midfielder to impress for the national team since he has comparatively fewer matches with them every season. For me, there are no back-ups. As I said, they are strong everywhere. There are moments when some play more. I have 25 very good players and I am going to use them all.

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Zidane went on to praise the way he was treated during his time with Juve as a player, where he won six trophies before signing for Madrid in 2001.

The 50-year-old says his team enjoy defending as much as trying to score goals and said last year that good defending is "as handsome as a great attacking move".

Massimiliano Allegri's side are flying high in Serie A, where they hold a four-point lead over Napoli at the top of the table with eight games left to play.

"We have to be very intelligent in knowing how to manage the match, because as I've said before, they have such technique, precision and accuracy - above all they're very fast, because we basically all have the technical qualities - but they're very fast and very accurate when they break".

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