Previewing Juventus vs Borussia Monchengladbach

Pained by the contradictory nature of this year's Juventus, fans cannot quite understand why the Old Lady has thrilled in Europe and disappointed at home. While the Bianconeri toiled and laboured to earn a draw against the likes of Frosinone, a quick demonstration of technique and beautiful efficiency earned maximum points in England against Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City.

The bizarre Old Lady has two faces, and if she is to disappoint in the league, then success in Europe must be achieved, for the champions of Italy are obliged to always target a trophy. Yet while Sevilla was comprehensively defeated on account of Juve's superior technical quality, the only feasible way to bring down a buoyant Borussia Monchengladbach is by showing as much desire and intensity as the Germans have managed in their recent outings.

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