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Both Juventus, Shakhtar in form for Group E clash


ROME (AP) -Juventus is unbeaten this season and in fine form heading into its first Champions League home match in three years, taking on a Shakhtar Donetsk team that is perfect this campaign with 13 wins from 13 matches.

Something will have to give in Tuesday night's Group E clash at the year-old Juventus stadium.

Juventus rolled to a 4-1 win over rival Roma at the weekend, extending its league unbeaten run to 45 matches to be tied with Napoli for the Serie A lead.

Besides winning all of its domestic matches, Shakhtar also defeated FC Nordsjaelland 2-0 in its Champions League opener.

In its opener, Juventus came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at holder Chelsea, which visits Danish side FC Nordsjaelland in the other group match Tuesday.

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