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Monaco name squad for Champions League bout vs. Juventus

AS Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has named a squad of 21 players for the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Juventus on Tuesday evening.

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The Club of the Principality cruised through their group before overcoming Arsenal on away goals in the Last 16 after a 3-3 draw, and while they will be considered outsiders to advance to the semi-final, they are in fine fettle.

Indeed, since being defeated 2-0 by Arsenal in their second-round second leg match at the Stade Louis II, ASM are unbeaten, having beaten Stade de Reims away, and drawn with AS Saint-Etienne and Montpellier Herault Sport Club.

They also overcame Stade Malherbe Caen 3-0 on Friday evening to move into the top three in Ligue 1, on course to re-qualify for the Champions League next term.

On Tuesday evening, their main focus will be progression to the final four in the European Cup and they will look to give themselves a good start in the away leg in Turin.

Both Jeremy Toulalan and Ricardo Carvalho were replaced, injured, against Caen, but both will travel to Northern Italy and have been named in Jardim’s selection via L’Equipe.

Monaco Squad vs. Juventus
Marc-Aurele Caillard, Maarten Stekelenburg, Danijel Subasic

Aymen Abdennour, Ricardo Carvalho, Elderson Echiejile, Fabinho, Layvin Kurzawa, Andrea Raggi, Wallace

Nabil Dirar, Yannick Ferreira Carrasco, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Joao Moutinho, Jeremy Toulalan, Alain Traore

Dimitar Berbatov, Valere Germain, Anthony Martial, Matheus

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