Juventus confidently played the group stage of the Champions League, where in the last round they managed to snatch first place from Barcelona in the last game of the tour, where in the Messi – Ronaldo confrontation, success was on the side of the Italian champion (3: 0). The first playoff match in Portugal was a cold shower for the Turin club, which only managed to score a prestige goal in the 82nd minute, but lost 1: 2. Prior to this match, Turin had a positive personal history with the dragons. In the Italian Cup, Juve managed to knock Inter from this draw on aggregate with a score of 2: 1 on aggregate and reached the final.
The 29-time champion and 21-time Portuguese Cup winner gave all his strength at the stage of the Champions League group stage, which cost the team the first place in Primeira. The Blue and Whites finished second in the group with Manchester City, Olympiacos and Marseille. It is impossible not to note the cool performance of the Portuguese in the goals conceded. After that, the “dragons” won the Portuguese Super Cup, beating Benfica in the final (2: 0). The guests’ performances in the Portuguese Cup ended unsuccessfully, where the teams made it to the 1/2 finals, where they could not cope with Braga (3: 4 on aggregate).