Juventus vs. Lokomotiv Moscow: Where to Watch UEFA Champions League, TV Channel, Live Stream, Team News and Odds

Juventus looks to extend its winning streak in all competition when it hosts Lokomotiv Moscow in Matchday 3 of the Champions League on Tuesday.

The Serie A giants have picked up four points from their first two games and share the lead in Group D alongside Atletico Madrid, with Lokomotiv a point behind the duo.

The Bianconeri are yet to taste defeat in a competitive match this season and remained top of Serie A with a 2-1 win over Bologna on Saturday, courtesy of goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Miralem Pjanic.

In his first season in charge of Juventus, Maurizio Sarri can be happy with the start his team has made but the former Chelsea manager knows winning the Champions League is the club's main aim this year.

Juventus has won the last eight Serie A titles but last tasted European success in 1996, despite reaching the knockout stages in 16 of the last 19 editions of the Champions League it has taken part in.

Massimiliano Allegri, Sarri's predecessor, was repeatedly criticized for failing to translate domestic domination into success in Europe, despite reaching the final in 2015 and 2017—losing to Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively.

Ronaldo's arrival in the summer of 2018 was supposed to help Juventus make the final leap but the Bianconeri came unstuck against Ajax's youthful exuberance in the quarterfinals last season, losing 3-2 on aggregate.

After undergoing a major summer overhaul which saw Juventus sign Ajax prodigy Matthijs de Lift for $84 million and the arrivals of Adrien Rabiot and Aaron Ramsey on free transfers from Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal, the Old Lady is again among the favorites to lift European soccer's most prestigious trophy.

Juventus gave up a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 in Madrid in the opening game of Group D, before thrashing Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 at home on Matchday 2.

The Serie A leaders are the clear favorites against Lokomotiv, but the Russian outfit can cause problems to more established opponents as it showed with a 2-1 away in Leverkusen on Matchday 1.

So far, it's been a sharp improvement from last season, when Lokomotiv finished bottom of a group containing Porto, Galatasaray and Schalke 04, losing five of its six games.

Like Juventus, Lokomotiv also tops its domestic league and is on a four-game winning streak in the Russian league, meaning it will not be short of optimism as it arrives in Turin.

That, however, may not be enough to stop Juventus from extending its winning run.

Here's all you need to know ahead of Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus FC celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match against Bologna FC at Allianz Stadium on October 19 in Turin, Italy. Marco Luzzani/Getty

When and where is the game?

Juventus hosts Lokomotiv Moscow at the Juventus Stadium in Turin on Tuesday, October 22, with kickoff scheduled for 9 p.m. local time (3 p.m. ET).

The two teams have met only once in European competitions before, in the round of 32 of the 1993-94 UEFA Cup. Juventus won the home tie 3-0, before defeating Lokomotiv 1-0 in Moscow.

TV coverage

The game will be broadcast live on Galavision.

Live stream

A live stream will be available via B/R Live as well as fuboTV.

Form

Juventus beat Bologna 2-1 on Saturday to remain one point clear of Inter Milan at the top of Serie A.

Lokomotiv won 2-0 away against Akhmat Grozny and remains top of the Russian Premier League, level on points with Zenit St. Petersburg.

Team news

Juventus is without long-term absentee Giorgio Chiellini, who was ruled out for at least six months after sustaining an ACL injury in September, while Douglas Costa and remains out.

Lokomotiv will be without full backs Boris Rotenberg and Maciej Rybus, while wingers Jefferson Farfan and Rifat Zhemaletdinov are also ruled out.

Odds

According to Oddschecker, Juventus is an 11/50 favorite, while Lokomotiv Moscow is a 17/1 underdog and the draw is at 6/1.

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