Juventus are forced into three changes as they look to oust Bayern Munich from the Champions League at the Allianz Arena.
The Serie A champions kick off in Germany with their round-of-16 tie poised at 2-2, but are without Paulo Dybala and Claudio Marchisio after they picked up injuries while Giorgio Chiellini remains out.
Daniele Rugani, Mario Mandzukic and Kwadwo Asamoah all drop to the bench from Friday’s 1-0 win at home to Sassuolo, with Stephan Lichtsteiner, Patrice Evra, Hernanes, Paul Pogba and Alvaro Morata coming into the starting XI.
Allegri told Mediaset television on Tuesday: “Juve have a big enough squad with big enough players to cope. We just need to play and be positive, and let our strength prevail.
“We’ve got to be up to the challenge, play a great game and, if we do well and have some luck, then we will go through.”
Allegri said it had been his decision to leave Dybala, who picked up a calf strain in training on Monday, in Turin.
The player wrote on Twitter that “the disappointment of not being in Munich to fight with the lads is strong” but that he was “working to be back ASAP.”
Hot favourites Bayern make three changes to the team that beat Werder Bremen 5-0 at the weekend, with Diego Costa, Arturo Vidal, Robert Lewandowski coming in for Thiago Alcantara, Mario Gotze and Kingsley Coman.
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