UK time is: 23:20:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fulham - Juventus Are Vulnerable!

After going down 3-1 in Turin last week, there was always the suggestion that getting into the last eight of the Europa League would prove to be a mighty difficult task.

Juventus are no mugs when it comes to defending and the longer the game goes on the more players Fulham will have to throw forward if they are to get through.

But the world moves in mysterious ways and Juventus arrive in London with 8 key players not available courtesy of a mini-injury crisis (I knew a prayer or two in church might work!)

Of these eight players, two are their chosen keepers, Gianlugi Buffon and Alex Manninger, leaving an experienced third choice to keep us at bay. The other absentees are - Giorgio Chiellini, Martin Caceres, Sebastian Giovinco, Michele Paolucci and the suspended defender, Nicola Legrottaglie.

And, if any reassurances about Juventus being able to concede goals need emphasising then perhaps we should point out that they were 3-0 up against the bottom side in Serie A on Sunday, before drawing 3-3.

I bet you all feel a little better now!


Bookmark and Share




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 17 2010

Time: 12:55PM

Your Comments

what's the status with del piero? he didn't play against us in the first leg... and we need to pour on the shots to test this third string keeper...
woodysweats
I thought they would be vulnerable in Turin, but I was sooooo wrong!
Teddy_KGB
attack attack attack......lets make it a night of passion.....come on fulham
Leonestar
Unless I've got it wrong, we need to win 2-0 to advance correct? Wouldn't fulham advance on away goals?
fullcircle
Yep. 2-0 would do it.
Teddy_KGB
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Fulham Articles

Parker to the Rescue (Monday September 22 2014)

Cash Does Talk So It Would Seem! (Monday September 22 2014)

Magath`s Not Finished Yet! (Monday September 22 2014)

Cheese and Alcohol? (Sunday September 21 2014)

Symons Up for Both Jobs (Sunday September 21 2014)

Fulham 0 Blackburn 1 (Saturday September 20 2014)

Stats: Fulham v Blackburn (Saturday September 20 2014)

Fulham v Blackburn - Team Sheets (Saturday September 20 2014)

Magath`s Last Lament (Friday September 19 2014)

Magath`s Replacement (Friday September 19 2014)

Archived Fulham Articles

List All Vital Fulham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dobox 10
2. Oldwolf 9
3. TrainerJohn 5
4. acrossthepond 2
5. Lillie Road 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Reading 3 - 0 Fulham
Ipswich 2 - 1 Fulham
Derby County 5 - 1 Fulham
Fulham 0 - 1 Wolves
Fulham 0 - 1 Millwall
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Brighton 8 2 2 4 -2 8
19. Rotherham 8 2 2 4 -4 8
20. Birmingham 8 1 4 3 -7 7
21. Bolton 8 1 2 5 -6 5
22. Huddersfield 8 1 2 5 -11 5
23. Blackpool 8 0 2 6 -7 2
24. Fulham 8 0 1 7 -13 1

Breaking League News

Ipswich Make It Three In A Row
Ipswich : 22/09/2014 22:24:00
Cardiff Rebuffed In Slade Request
Cardiff : 22/09/2014 20:30:00
Our Best Championship XI
Bolton : 22/09/2014 19:00:00
Royals injury update
Reading : 22/09/2014 18:43:00
Blues Look To Build On Recent Form
Ipswich : 22/09/2014 18:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Blackburn (h)
Suggested By:  putney
Betinelli 1%
Amorebieta 0%
Hoogland 0%
Burn 0%
Hutchinson 0%
Parker 77%
Christensen 0%
Stafylidis 0%
Rodallega 11%
McCormack 0%
Ruiz 11%
Williams 0%
Roberts 0%
Kit Symons 0%