Atletico 2-0 Juventus: Gimenez and Godin keep CR7 calm AND score winning objectives

in juventus •  3 months ago

Atletico Madrid will take a 2-0 advantage to Juventus in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

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Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin struck late to win Atletico Madrid a 2-0 triumph in an engaging first leg of their Champions League last-16 conflict with Juventus.

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Gimenez picked up the pieces at a 78th-minute corner to drill home the opener, before Diego Godin's strike five minutes after the fact deflected in off previous Real Madrid man Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Alvaro Morata had before been denied an objective against his old club by VAR, while Juve's most obvious opportunity saw a Ronaldo free-kick tipped over by Jan Oblak in the initial 10 minutes.

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The Serie A bosses looked on course to take a goalless draw back to Turin until Atleti, who will have Diego Costa and Thomas Partey suspended for the arrival trip, snared the triumph.

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