Juventus vs Atletico Madrid Match Result 2019 UCL – Maurizio Sarri very nearly got the better of Diego Simeone as Juventus led by 2 goals against Atletico Madrid in the Spanish capital in the opening Champions League group clash. Atletico Madrid has had a big change in their squad with the departure of Antoine Griezmann. Atletico is very well balanced and has an abundance of talent in every position keeping in mind the depth of the squad. They have been tipped as potential favorites to win the competition this season Atletico looked lively in the early stages as Joao Felix’s fancy footwork bamboozled the Juve defense.
Despite a dominant and positive start from the home side, it was the visitors that took the lead in the game. In the moment of a counterattack, Atlético’s players rushed back, while Higuaín slowed down and played it behind the returning reinforcements to the Colombian Juan Cuadrado, who cut back and struck a superb left-footed shot, bending into the top corner past the striped shirts. Giving the lead to the men in black and white. The World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi extended the lead as he headed the ball into the net off an Alex Sandro cross.
Juventus vs Atletico Madrid Match Result 2019 UCL
Atletico Madrid was trailing by 2 goals at their own home, only 5 minutes later the deficit of 2 goals started to decrease as Stefan Savic pulled one back for Atletico at 70 minutes in. Atletico Madrid won a corner at the 89th minute which was taken by Kieran Trippier, his cross bent into the penalty box and found Hector Herrera who had been substituted in the second half. Herrera leaped into the air to head the ball into the net. The stadium that was already loud after Savic’s goal lit up in happiness and rejoice.
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Juventus vs Atletico Madrid Match Result 2019 UCL – The team that was trailing by 2 goals just 25 minutes before had now equalized. Atletico Madrid rescued a point in the tournament table, whereas for Juventus who were looking for all 3 points, settle to share a single point hoping they will be able to get all the points in the second leg that will be played in Italy at their home in Allianz Stadium.
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