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Champions League: Monaco host Juventus


Champions League: Monaco host Juventus

Monaco are preparing for their biggest Champions League night since they lost in the final in 2004.

They host Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at the Stade Louis II.

Monaco have lit up Ligue 1 and the Champions League with their free-scoring and attacking play, but they are coming up against a team who have conceded just two goals in this European campaign.

Juventus are hoping to reach their second final in three years, after losing in 2015 to Barcelona.

And Gianluigi Buffon’s team knows a clean sheet in Monaco will stand them in good stead for the second leg.

In the Europa League, French team Lyon travel to the Netherlands to face Ajax in their semi-final first leg.

Celta Vigo host English giants Manchester United in Spain.