Higuain & Dybala stun Spurs to send Juve into Champions League quarter-finals

Posted on March 08, 2018, 10:43 pm
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At the first leg in round of last sixteen of UCL competition, Tottenham Hotspur turned back and draw the match against Juventus. But in the 2nd leg they also went ahead at the beginning of the match. But in the 2nd leg, Juventus turned around. Tottenham Juventus Champions league Match within just three minutes Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala scored two goals. So, Higuain & Dybala led Juventus to UCL quarter final against Tottenham Hotspur.

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In last Wednesday at Wembley Stadium in return leg, the team of Series A won by 2 – 1 goals. At the home venue of Serie A top flight, the match finished with 2 – 2 goals. Considering two legs, Juventus won by 4 – 3 aggregation. So, they moved to the next quarter final round.

Juventus is one of the most successful and popular Italian club but in the season of Serie A they are in 2nd position on the point table where their nearest opponent Napoli is in top position which are just one point ahead of Juventus.

Though, Napoli has played one more league match than the Juve and hopefully Juventus will regain their position back. But also Juve is the current runner up of Champions League where in last final, they faced defeat against Spanish giant Real Madrid.

So, at the 2nd leg of ongoing season of Champions League round of last sixteen, Tottenham Hotspur could take the lead at the beginning. In the 3rd minutes of the game, Korean forward Son Heung-Min took a speedy shot but Buffon stopped it successfully.

In 18th minutes of the game, Brazilian midfielder was fouled by the Spurs into the box and so, Juventus applied for Penalty but referee did not give that. In the television reply, it had been seen that Costa was fouled by Belgian Vertonghen.

In 38th minutes of the game, Son Heung-Min missed another chance. But a minute later, the Korean forward got the most precious goal. He played amazingly in the match. From the right side English defender Trippier passed the ball to him in a blank spot and this Korean forward got the score easily. So, the first half finished with 1 – 0 goal.

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Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Tottenham and Juventus at Wembley Stadium on Mar 7, 2018 in London, UK

In the second half Spurs played freely but all of a sudden, the game turned dramatically. Within three minutes, Juventus scored two goals and went ahead of Spurs. In 64th minutes of the game, suddenly Juventus repaid the goal and so, they returned to the game.

With the head of Khedira, the Argentine star Higuain touched the flying ball with leg and it’s found the net. Before Spurs took the shock, Juventus scored their 2nd goal. Higuain passed the ball amazingly which went to Dybala and he took shot. So, the 2nd goal was achieved.