Juventus: Juan Cuadrado (48″), Blaise Matuidi (65″)
Atletico Madrid: Stefan Savić (70), Héctor Herrera(90″)
- Cuadrado, who started with Ronaldo and Higuin scored first goal for visitor. Matuidi increased the lead
- Savić and substitute Herrera headers rescue the day for Atletico
- Simeone broght Thomas in place of Vitolo in starting line up
Atletico Madrid clinched is a spectacular draw against Juventus in Madrid today. The Champions League match had all the elements of a big match. It can be remembered that Tottenhams our and Liverpool played the final isi stadium hello hello. Just a few months back in Madrid.
Second half substitute Hector Herrera headed the leveller at 90th minute from a Trippier corner, before that Savic also scored from a set piece. At the end of the match Sarri admitted his team’s weakness against set pieces. Moreover, Juventus failed to take advantage of their set pieces.
Last year Juventus and Atletico met in the round of 16 in the knockout stage. Its was a huge match and Juventus, with the help of Ronaldo’s hat trick, beat Atletico to proceed further. Diego Simeone yesterday him saying that he is the different animal in front of the goal. Ronaldo did almost nothing during today’s game, barring a situation at the closing moments when he almost scored the winner for the visitors. His compatriot Felix had a bad day in office.
Kieran Trippier or who had wonderful game today, was throughout active. As he faced Ronaldo who operates from the left flank and at the same time was not shy to support Atletico forward-line. He also made a goal-line save when Oblak saved one move , he made a brilliant save when the ball came back rebound.
In the second half, Atletico was denied a possible penalty, when the ball touched Bonucci’s hand during a penalty box scuffle. Atletico Madrid demanded penalty, but Referee showed yellow card to Diego Costa for aggressive appealing.
Al nostro esordio nella @ChampionsLeague 2019/2020 scendiamo in campo così 👇🏻
— JuventusFC (@juventusfc) September 18, 2019
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🗣 ¡Nuestros 1⃣1⃣ rojiblancos para el debut en la @LigadeCampeones 2019/20!
— Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) September 18, 2019
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