Stat Attack: Tottenham vs Juventus

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Having struggled at Wembley in Europe last season, Tottenham won all three matches at the stadium in Group H this time round, prevailing 3-1 against both Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid before a 3-0 defeat of APOEL FC on matchday six.

Before beating Dortmund, Tottenham had won just one of their previous five European home fixtures. They took only three points from their three home group games in 2016/17, losing to AS Monaco FC (1-2) and Bayer 04 Leverkusen (0-1) before a 3-1 victory over PFC CSKA Moskva on matchday six.

Tottenham are unbeaten in their seven home matches against Italian opponents (W4 D3). Overall, their 16 fixtures against Italian teams have ended W5 D7 L4.

They boast a strong record in two-legged ties against Italian opponents: W4 L1. The sole defeat was a 3-1 aggregate reverse against ACF Fiorentina in the 2014/15 UEFA Europa League round of 16 (1-1 home, 0-2 away); they beat the Viola in their most recent game against Italian opposition, winning 3-0 at home at the same stage of the 2015/16 competition to complete a 4-1 aggregate success; Erik Lamela scored the second goal.

Tottenham have won all six of the UEFA competition ties in which they drew the away first leg, most recently that 2016 tie with Fiorentina (1-1 away, 3-0 home). They beat RSC Anderlecht on penalties in the 1984 UEFA Cup final after drawing 1-1 both away and in London.

Spurs have never recorded a 2-2 draw in an away first leg before.

Juve opened this season with a 3-0 loss at Barcelona but are unbeaten in their last six games (W3 D3), qualifying for the knockout stages thanks to a 2-0 win at Olympiacos FC on matchday six.

Juve are on a seven-match (W3 D4) unbeaten run against Premier League clubs, winning their last three fixtures before this tie – most recently a 1-0 home defeat of Manchester City FC in the 2015/16 group stage.

Juve’s record in two-legged knockout ties against English clubs is W5 L8. They have lost the last five ties, most recently to Fulham FC in the 2009/10 UEFA Europa League round of 16 (3-1 home, 1-4 away).

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