Juventus spent their entire summer planning for it. Money was spent, tactics were adjusted, and mentalities were reinvigorated. The Champions League is upon us, and Juve are desperate to prove that they are capable of making a splash and reaching the latter stages of the competition.
Renowned for their defensive solidity and cynical approach to games, the club realised that a change in approach was required to ensure success against the bigger sides. The Bianconeri were often intimidated by the elite in Europe, and rather than square up to their opponents and demonstrate the beauty of their own game, they often retreated and took shelter in more cautious tactics.
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