Juventus were supposed to start their Champions League campaign in style. Instead, they struggled to overcome a Sevilla side prepared to sacrifice and defend with might in a 0-0 draw.
Rather than assembling a squad full of pace and creativity, Massimiliano Allegri leaned towards a cautious starting XI, starving his forwards of genuine service and goal-scoring opportunities. With Sevilla focusing all of their efforts on breaking up play, especially in central areas, Juventus were incapable of bypassing the pressure.
The changes finally came, but the Bianconeri's woeful finishing combined with Sevilla's strong defending led to a goalless draw.
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