The challenge is mouth-watering. The anticipation is growing. The favourite? There isn't one. Juventus versus Borussia Dortmund is one of the most eagerly awaited matches of the Champions League and it's not only because the mere thought of it conjures up the familiar scent of nostalgia.
It was 1997 when the perennial German underdogs became winners of the Champions League against what was arguably Europe's best team, Juventus. While Corriere della Sera ran with the headline "Juve -- a night of tears and anger", Sportsmail's Jeff Powell wrote, "Juventus Old Boys beat up the Old Lady herself."
"Beat up" was perhaps hyperbolic but the scenes could never be forgotten. The Old Lady had deployed an array of illustrious talent -- including soon-to-be World Champions Zinedine Zidane and Didier Deschamps...
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