THE CR7 DOUBLE WAS WORTH NOTHING
Lyon gives a blow to the Champions and leaves Cristiano's Juventus out (2-1)
Published:8/08/2020 - 00:11h
Updated:8/08/2020 - 00:11h
Olympique de Lyon gave the great surprise of so far in the Champions League by beating Juventus in the round of 16. The Italians had to overcome the 1-0 in the first leg, but they only managed to win 2-1 and fell by the double value of the goals away
Not even Cristiano Ronaldo could prevent that the Juventus of Turín remained deleted of the Champions League against the Olympique of Lyon. The French had to defend the 1-0 of the gone and achieved to do it when losing only by 2-1 and happen of this way to chambers. The double value of the goals out of house marked the difference and allowed to the ones of Rudi Garcia classify to contest the 'final to eight' of Lisbon.
The Portuguese forward of the 'Vecchia Signora' marked the two so many of his team, but did not avoid the elimination, the same that sucedió the year happened against the Ajax in quarter-finals. It was not the night of the Juve, that saw like the Lyon advanced in the minute 12 by a controversial penalti on Aourar. The referee saw maximum penalty by an entrance of Bentancur in which the charrúa touched clearly the balloon and the VAR inexplicably did not correct the action. At the end, Depay transformed the launching from the eleven metres to put the 0-1.
It jumped the surprise in the Juventus Stadium after the target of the Dutch that forced to the bianconeros to put three. In spite of everything, the Italians did not surrender and attained to approach with danger in a pair of occasions in the first-half. Bernardeschi Had it after a big played individual, whereas the 'Pipe' Higuaín also could empatar after a head butt that did not arrive to atinar. Anthony Lopes also avoided the so much of the equalised with a good unemployed after a big fault of Ronaldo.
The luso tried it with this free direct without luck, but no desaprovechó the debatable penalti that pitó the referee by just hand before the rest. The '7' did not waste the opportunity and empató to give him wings to his. Minutes afterwards, already in the second part, the attacker surprised to Lopes with a powerful shot with the left-handed from out of the area that finish turning into the 2-1. The Juve put of full in the eliminatory and remained to an alone goal of the chambers.
The Lyon had half hour by in front to hold the result and be in Lisbon, something that facilitated a 'Vecchia Signora' too dense. Without centre of the field that dominated the game, the juventinos only approached to put it of the French with arreones and intentonas of Cristiano. The Portuguese, in fact, could put his 'hat-trick' with a clear head butt that commanded on of the crossbar. Also Bonucci could annotate of head, but did not hit in the finish.
The Juve repeated European failure
To final, the same that the past campaign with the Ajax, the Juventus went back to disappoint in Europe. Ronaldo went back to give the face with a doublet, as it already did the past course, but with him only did not suffice to happen. The Olympique worked as never, touched whenever it could and finish giving the chime when almost anybody believed in him. The Frenchmen will confront to the Manchester City in chambers after the victory of the English against the Real Madrid, that also has remained out of Europe.