Jermaine Jenas predicts Tottenham v Juventus
Jermaine Jenas is tipping Tottenham to make it through to the last eight of the Champions League by beating Juventus
Jermaine Jenas is backing Tottenham Hotspur to beat Juventus and reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
The north London side were pitted against last season’s runners-up when the draw was made in Nyon on Monday morning.
Spurs booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League after having beaten Real Madrid to top spot in their group.
The Lilywhites will now take on the Serie A champions in February as they look to try and secure their place in the quarter-finals of Europe’s elite club competition.
Despite Juventus having been in top form in Europe in recent seasons, former Spurs midfielder Jenas is tipping Mauricio Pochettino’s men to progress over two legs.
Speaking to BT Sport on Monday, ex-midfielder Jenas said: “I fancy Spurs.
“We’re in the last 16 and I don’t think it’s time to be getting surprised with finding yourself against last year’s finalists.
“It could have been a lot easier but at the same time, I’m confident that they can get a good result in this fixture.”
Spurs have only won one of their last five games in the Premier League so far this season.
Tottenham, who finished as runners-up to Chelsea in the English league last season, are currently preparing for their Premier League clash against Brighton and Hove Albion at Wembley on Wednesday night.
The north London side find themselves in sixth place in the Premier League table and 18 points behind leaders Manchester City after 16 games of the new top-flight season.
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