Portuguese football sensation, Cristiano Ronaldo provided the flair yesterday to inspire Juventus to a historic 3-0 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Having lost the first leg of the round of 16 match 2-0 in Madrid, Juventus F.C. had it all to do to make sure that they overturn the score to qualify for the quarter-finals. The 2019 UEFA Champions League finals will be hosted in Madrid at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. Juve will feel like they have an advantage if they make it there having played there before. Following yesterday’s display, oddsmakers have Juve and Ronaldo as favourites to win the Champions League this season.
Juve Through to the Quarter Finals of the Champions League
Having acquired the services of the goal poacher from former holders of the Champions League, Real Madrid, Juve were heralded as the favourites to win the competition. Losing 2-0 put a lot of doubt to punters and bookmakers alike. Yesterday’s exploits proved that Ronaldo is the UEFA Champions League king. Ronaldo’s stats for the Champions League knockout shows that he’s been involved in 77 goals in 77 appearances scoring 63 goals and a total of 14 assists.
Juventus Odds to Win Champions League
The Italian champions are lightyears ahead of their next competition in the Serie A log standings. They have not lost a single league game all season and can afford to switch focus to the Champions League. All of the contenders are in tight contests to win their domestic leagues. This situation might give Juve an edge over them. Manchester City, another bookie favourite also made it out of the last 16 with a 7-0 masterclass against Schalke. They wait eagerly to find out which team they will face in the quarter-finals.
The UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw will be held on Friday, 15 March. You can bet on the possible outcome of the draw at any of our trusted sports betting sites.