Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UEFA Europa League Preview: Juventus v Trabzonspor  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Kora - 19/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Kora) The two teams have never met in competitive action, but go head to head in the first leg of the last 32 with Juve looking to avenge their recent disappointment at the hands of another Turkish side.



Antonio Conte's men were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League in the group stages as Super Lig champions Galatasaray progressed instead after a 1-0 winner-takes-all victory against Juve in the final Group B game



Gala held Juve to a 2-2 draw in Turin earlier in a group stage campaign that saw Conte's side earn just one victory, which came against minnows Copenhagen



Juve's exit from the Champions League came as a surprise, however the Serie A leaders will now be focused on extending their pedigree in the second-tier competition



The defending Italian champions have won the tournament on three occasions, although all of those triumphs came when the Europa League was known as the UEFA Cup



They are, though, sure to face a stern test on Thursday against a side that has yet to lose in the Europa League this season



Trabzonspor should be accustomed to facing Serie A opposition after twice drawing with Lazio on the way to topping Group J



However, their domestic campaign has been less fruitful and they head into the clash without a permanent manager after Mustafa Resit Akcay's resignation earlier this month



A 4-2 defeat to Akhisar Belediyespor prompted Akcay's decision to step down, with assistant Hami Mandirali taking temporary charge of a side who are ninth and without a Super Lig win in four games



Forward Emre Gural scored a double on his return to the starting line up in the 2-2 draw at Karabukspor on Saturday, staking his claim for another start



Juventus are set to be without defender Giorgio Chiellini due to a thigh injury, while striker Mirko Vucinic is unavailable with a knee problem



Defender Andrea Barzagli is on the mend after a tendon problem, with Conte set to make a late decision on his fitness


 






  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 1 2014 - Power oil & gas sectors account for 60 of SR84.9bn contractsArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi Arabia recorded a significant upswing in the value of awarded contracts during the second quarter of 2014 as it reached SR84.9 billion. It marked a strong rebound from the ...

 Sep 1 2014 - TADAWUL: Insurance Energy sectors surge over 2Arab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi Arabia's benchmark the Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) closed at 11112.12 and ended its Sunday's trading up over seventy points or 0.63 percent. Its year-to-date return ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Basketball: US Spain move to 2-0 Senegal picks up historic winArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) SEVILLE Spain: United States and Spain both collected their second straight win at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday while Croatia fought off tough Argentina and ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Gilas Pilipinas under pressure after 2nd defeat by GreeceArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) SEVILLE Spain: Gilas Pilipinas ran into a solid Greek wall on Sunday night and was driven on cliff's edge in the Fiba World Cup.Greece used its huge advantage in size and heft to ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Saudi - Labor law violation: 18773 companies face actionArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) The Labor Ministry has slapped fines worth more than SR10 million on companies after its inspectors found 62762 labor rule violations during raids carried out over the past nine ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Salman-Hollande talks to focus on Mideast turmoilArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) Turmoil across the Middle East which has led to the death and displacement of millions of innocent people will top the agenda of talks between Crown Prince Salman deputy premier ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Pakistani Army vows to protect democracyArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) ISLAMABAD: The much-vaunted Pakistan Army declared on Sunday that it was committed to protecting democracy in the wake of anti-government protests.According to media reports ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Breakthrough in GCC-Qatar rowArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi Arabia and other GCC states have reached a breakthrough toward ending their dispute with Qatar having agreed on principles to overcome differences leaders of thesix-member ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Cyberspace turning into battlefieldArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) The US has launched a social media offensive against the Islamic State (IS) and Al-Qaeda setting out to win the war of ideas by ridiculing the militants with a mixture of blunt ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Japan France share spoils in team eventArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) CHELYABINSK Russia: Japan and France took home the gold medals in the team competition on the final day of the judo World Championships in Chelyabinsk on Sunday.Japan recovered ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help