06 September 2022
Tuesday 6 September 2022. 137 days after the UEFA Youth League semi-final at the Final Four in Nyon against Benfica, Juventus Under 19 begin a new adventure in Europe. The first step will be taken at the Stade Georges-Lefèvre in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, the home of Paris Saint Germain, and the first taste of European action at youth level for Coach Montero.
For many of us this will be our first time in the Youth League. We know it will not be an easy match, but our goal is to reproduce the spirit that has distinguished us at the start of this season. Paolo Montero, Juventus Under 19 Coach
OPPOSITION FOCUS | PSG
The French team pick up from last season's UEFA Youth League exit in the quarter-finals, defeated 3-1 by Salzburg, the Austrian team that went on to lose the final against Benfica, another opponent of Juventus and the Parisian club. Maccabi Haifa complete Group H.
PSG have already played three league games. After an opening day 3-2 defeat at Saran, they have since won 4-0 against both Drancy JA and Dunkirk and currently find themselves in fourth place in the league, with six points, 10 goals scored and three conceded.
Last season, PSG were eliminated in the Final Four semi-finals by Monaco but boast a record of four titles (2005/2006, 2009/2010, 2010/2011 and 2015/2016).
The Stade Georges-Lefèvre is a two thousand-seater stadium located in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.
The stadium, built in 1904 and renovated in 2008, hosted the home games of the Stade Saint-Germain club until 1970. Between 1975 and 2012 and again after 2017, regularly in the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons, it was used by Paris Saint-Germain Women.