Rovers face Juventus with full squad

Rovers face Juventus with full squad

Airtricity League side Shamrock Rovers face the might of Juventus tonight in the first leg of the Third Qualifying round of the Europa League at Tallaght Stadium.

The Hoops set up the glamour fixture against after knocking out Bnei Yehuda of Tel Aviv in the previous round.

Juventus boast a number of World Cup winners in their 21-man squad, but manager Luigi Delneri said that Italian international Nicola Legrottaglie will not play due to injury while Italian trio Felipe Melo, Mauro Camoranesi and Fabio Grosso have been left in Italy to work on their fitness.

Rovers have no injury worries apart from long-term absentees Pat Sullivan and Dessie Baker.

Shamrock Rovers: Mannus, Stevens, Sives, Price, Rice, Chambers, Twigg, Turner, Stewart, Murray, Bayly.

Subs: Jennings, Bradley, Flynn, Kavanagh, O’Connor, Murphy, Dennehy.

Juventus: Storari, Motta, Chiellini, Sissoko, Marchisio, Amauri, Bonucci, Lanzafame, Pepe, Diego, De Ceglie.

Subs: Manninger, Del Piero, Trezeguet, Grygera, Martinez, Ekdal, Ferrero.

Referee: David Borbalan (Spain)

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