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Juventus stumbles in Lyon


Olympique resists the final siege of an Italian team that was activated late

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Lyon surprised Juventus, who only at the end showed Vitola as a favorite and will have to overcome in Turin an uncomfortable marker, surpassed by a lower frame, but intense, aggressive in the duels, suffering when he did not have the ball, always with character.







Anthony Lopes, Marcelo, J. Denayer, Marcal, Bruno Guimarães, Cornet (Joachim Andersen, min. 80), Dubois (Tete, min. 77), Lucas Tousart, Karl Toko Ekambi (Martin Terrier, min. 65), Dembele and Houssem Aouar.


Szczesny, Alex Sandro, Bonucci, Danilo, Matthijs de Ligt, Rabiot (Federico Bernardeschi, min. 77), Rodrigo Bentancur, Pjanić (Ramsey, min. 61), Paulo Dybala, Cristiano y Cuadrado (Higuaín, min. 69).


1-0 min. 30: Lucas Tousart.


Jesus Gil Manzano

Marcelo (min. 27) and Cornet (min. 60).

Stadium: Groupama Stadium

Juve squeezed from the start, as in a center of Cristiano Ronaldo that was poisoned and caused an alarm that did not last. From there, and until the break, he sent the Lyon. The players of the French team were imposed by will. Then came football. And also the speed in the actions of attack and the greed arrived to place auctioneers in the area. A strategy action gave the team wings: Toko Ekambi played with the crown so that the ball hit the crossbar.

Juve was not aware until she was close to an awkward defeat. He did not flinch with Sarri's fuss from the bench. Cristiano was held on the basis of aid every time he received. Dybala did not appear until after game time. The Argentine exercised too much time, literally, of false nine. When he went a few meters back or fell to the right, with Higuain in the field, everything changed for his team.

While the Juventine stars arrived, Lyon went to his own and had the edge and ability to take advantage of a loophole that gave him the game. Just after half an hour, De Ligt had to leave his place in the center of the rear because a blow to the head made him run blood. Against 10 men, Lyon turned the game to a left wing that was already hurting. From there Danilo had left to work as an emergency center. And between Square and Bentancur they did not cover a gap through which Aouar entered to the baseline. He even traced it up. And he chose among several auctioneers to finish the play. Tousart, a goalkeeper, sent the ball to the net.

The goal left Juventus knocked out, who went through an ordeal until the break, surpassed by a rival who moved it, made him swing and chase. Lyon was unleashed, with Toko Ekambi tearing off the stickers to the centrals and a chorus of recuperators who led the game in one direction, that of Szczesny's goal. But the break frightened them and restored Juventus, who climbed lines to recover the ball and give continuity to the attack. With Ramsey and Higuaín, he sought forcefulness and auction. He had verve, but he lacked tools to delve into the withdrawal of the opponent even though CR was activated and Dybala, starting from behind, ended up arriving at the game. The Argentine was annulled a goal, and perhaps he was spared a penalty, in a final in which Juve exhibited the power that is supposed to him. Too late.

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Source: elparis

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