Nedved returns to boost Juventus' title aspirations

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Liverpool's quarter-final opponents in the Champions' League, Juventus, are set to welcome back Pavel Nedved to their midfield when they entertain Reggina in Serie A today.

He has been kept out since suffering concussion in the first leg of Juve's Champions' League tie with Real Madrid.

Juventus, in second place, trail Milan on goal difference in the race for the Serie A title.

Milan provide Bruno Conti with his first test as the coach of Roma. He took over on Monday after the departure of Luigi Del Neri in the wake of last week's 3-0 defeat to Cagliari.

Bayern Munich, who entertain Hansa Rostock,welcome back Dutch striker Roy Makaay after a hamstring injury, having seen Schalke replace them at the top.

Barcelona can take a 14-point lead at the top of La Liga today if they can beat Deportivo La Coruña at the Riazor.

Second-placed Real Madrid play Malaga tomorrow, with Thomas Gravesen suspended.