Juventus vs. Real Madrid: Time, Channel, Odds

Dual Real Madrid captains Sergio Ramos and Iker Casillas lead Real Madrid into their fifth straight Champions League semi-finals on May 5, 2015 against Juventus. (Getty)

Dual Real Madrid captains Sergio Ramos and Iker Casillas lead Real Madrid into their fifth straight Champions League semi-finals on May 5, 2015 against Juventus. (Getty)

Juventus and Real Madrid will begin their Champions League semi-final with the first leg of the match on May 5, 2015. This will be the 17th meeting in the Champions League for these European powers.

Real Madrid, the holders in the Champions League, have rolled to a 8-1-1 record in their 10 Champions League matches this season with a goal difference of 16. They edged Atletico Madrid 1-0 in a Madrid derby match in the second leg of the Champions League quaterfinals on April 22, 2015 , with Javier Hernandez providing a goal in the 88th minute. Madrid dominated the possession of the game and had 23 chances compared to only six chances for their Madrid rivals, but it took until the 178th minute of the matchup for Madrid to score the pivotal goal. The two Madrid sides drew 0-0 on April 14, 2015. This will be the 26th Champions League semi-final appearance for Real Madrid

Juventus is 6-2-2 in the Champions League this season with a goal differential of eight. After a nervy 1-0 victory over AS Monaco in Turin, Juventus held Monaco to a 0-0 scoreline to progress on to the semi-finals. Star midfielder Paul Pogba is an injury worry for the Old Lady, who are making their 12th Champions League semi-final appearance.

Juventus and Real Madrid last faced off in the Champions League group stage last season, with Real Madrid winning 2-1 in Madrid and the teams playing to 2-2 draw in Turin.


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Although these two classic sides have played 16 times in the Champions League, none was bigger than the 1998 final won by Real Madrid 1-0

The Basics

Who:

Juventus vs. Real Madrid

What:

First Leg of the Champions League semi-finals

When:

Tuesday, May 5

Where:

Juventus Stadiumin Turin, Italy

Time:

2:45 PM Eastern Time

Channel:

Fox Sports 1(US)/TVE La 1(Spain)/Sky Sport 1 Italia(Italy) (International viewers, click here for your local provider)

Odds:

Real Madrid +164, Juventus +168, Draw +236


Stats You Need to Know

Scouting Juventus (Stats from the Champions League)

Record: 6-2-2 (2nd in Group A, beat Borussia Dortmund in Round of 16, and AS Monaco in Quarterfinals)
Coach: Massimiliano Allegri, 1st season
Goals For: 13
Goals Allowed: 5
Leading Goal Scorer: Carlos Tevez, 6


Scouting Real Madrid (Stats from the Champions League)

Record: 8-1-1 (1st in Group B, beat FC Schalke in Round of 16, and Atletico Madrid in Quarterfinals)
Coach: Carlo Ancelotti, 2nd season
Goals For: 22
Goals Allowed: 6
Leading Goal Scorer: Cristiano Ronaldo, 8