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1. Fulham’s impressive home record under Roy Hodgson. Only Chelsea, Arsenal and Aston Villa have won at the Cottage this season.

2. Scoring goals at home isn’t as big a problem as people have made out. Fulham have scored two or more at the Cottage 10 times this season already.

3. The Whites have a fine record in ‘home’ European fixtures two. They are unbeaten in thirteen, having won nine and drawn four.

4. Juventus are short on key players due to injury – and won’t fancy the trip to the Cottage. Bobby Zamora might be able to find some space in more of an attack-minded side tonight.

5. Hodgson himself: the wily old coach has a track record of producing big results when it matters (Portsmouth, Basel, Shakhtar) and devising a gameplan according. His experience of Italian football must be a positive and the players clearly believe in him.

6. Though not a conventional night game (as it’s an early kick-off), the atmosphere should be good tonight. Certainly a lot more lively than the first leg in Turin.

The boys will give it their best shot. They would be no shame in falling short – this European run has been more than memorable already. But we can do this. Believe.