Champions League news

Pirlo confident of avoiding Celtic upset

February 6, 2013
By Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent
Andrea Pirlo insists Juventus have learned from the mistakes made by Barcelona and "are ready to go to battle" with Celtic in their Champions League meeting next week.



Pirlo, 33, will be a key figure when Juve travel to Glasgow for the first leg of the last-16 tie and, having seen the Hoops secure an incredible victory over Barca in the group stage, the Italy international insists he and his team-mates will benefit from having greater flexibility than Barca.

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