Champions League Results: Dybala Bring Juventus Beat Lokomotiv

Juventus turned things around and won when they hosted Lokomotiv Moscow on the third matchday of the Champions League at the Allianz Stadium on Wednesday (10/23).

Playing in front of supporters, Juventus seemed to try hard to score an advantage since the first minute. Cristiano Ronaldo and his friends make the ball as if just struggling in the Lokomotiv game area.

In the 16th minute, Ronaldo could give a threat with his shot which was successfully blocked by an opposing player.

Three minutes later, Ronaldo again got a chance. A cross from Juan Cuadrado made it to Ronaldo, who escaped escort. Unfortunately, the cheat failed to meet the target and floated high in the sky. The line judge also raised the flag sign that the attacker had been trapped in an offside position.

Repeatedly pressed, Lokomotiv actually scored in the 30th minute. Aleksey Miranchuk made use of the rebound ball from Joao Mario who hit the crossbar.

Juventus again locked Lokomotiv’s defense for the rest of the first half. The inability to give a mature pass made it difficult for the Old Lady’s squad to respond immediately.

In the 41st minute, Lokomotiv’s goal was uprooted by Paulo Dybala. But the referee annulled the goal because Cristiano Ronaldo broke Lokomotiv goalkeeper Guilherme. The man from Portugal raised his foot so high that it struck Guilherme’s face. Position does not change.

Every effort has been made by Juventus to catch up. Unfortunately, no goal is created until the referee ends the first half. Score 1-0 for Lokomotiv Moscow survive.

In the second half, Lokomotiv had a surprise by carrying out a quick attack before then returning to busy in his own defense area.

Maurizio Sarri’s efforts to include Gonzalo Higuain to increase the power of offensive, did not immediately produce results.

A goal was instead produced by Paulo Dybala, who had been on the field since the first minute. The Argentinian broke into Lokomotiv’s goal in the 77th minute through a shot from outside the penalty box.

Two minutes later Dybala returned to change the numbers on the scoreboard after utilizing the ball rebounded from the results of Alex Sandro kicked by goalkeeper Guilherme Alvin.

Thanks to this victory, Juventus retained the top position in Group D. The Bianconeri collected seven points, the same as Atletico Madrid, but have a better goal difference than the Spanish representative. While Lokomotiv stuck in third place with a collection of three points from one win.

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