Cristaino Ronaldo and the Juventus side were seen crumbling down at the hands of fearless Lyon as they took an Exit from the Champions league in the Round of 16 with aggregate of 2-2 with the away side winning it on away goals.
The Sarri ball did not work for his team nor did the Cristiano’s Champions league superpower came to the rescue of Juventus as the away sidenLyon clinch their place in the Quarter Finals of the Champions league, The match was quiet open with chances created by both the teams but the early Penalty by Memphis
Depay gave away team the lead in the 12th minute of the game making it more difficult for the home side as they now needed to score 3 to overcome away goals advantage and the home side did respond with Cristiano Roanldo penalty in the 43rd minute followed by a stunner goal in the 60th minute of the game scoring 2 but that was not enough as the Lyon held their grounds and the lead with away goals and progressed ahead.
The exculsion of Dybala due to an injury was the major blow for the home side and the Argetine star was replaced by his fellow countrymen Higuain who some was seen struggling among the defensive lines of Lyon out of which Marcelo the Lyon Centre back had a heck of a game, Juventus were not so sure about their play style and seemed predicted in their approach which was capitalized by Lyon.
Maurizio Sarri slammed the Juve players after the defeat and said “We lacked determination and aggression while attacking and for 15 minutes defensively as well, we were unlucky to concede after De light was injured.
‘The second half was better but not enough for the champions league match. I dont know why, I cannot get players to understand the importance of moving the ball faster’
The Juventus Boss was counting off his luck and believed his side should have been awarded two penalties which could have changed the tie. “In Italy there would have been two penalties for us, In Europe there is a different meter and we must adapt”.
The result ensures that Lyon will play against Man City in the Quarter Finals of the Champions league.