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Giménez, Godín spoils Ronaldo’s return to Madrid

Altetico Madrid players celebrating after goal against Juventus

Madrid, Spain – José Giménez and Diego Godín leads Atletico Madrid beat Juventus in the 1st leg of the round of 16 Champions League game played at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Atletico Madrid 2-0 Juventus

Game Summary:

First Half:

  • 8′ Diego Costa (Atlético de Madrid) received the yellow card.
  • 28′ VAR: Penalty Kick. Referee decision on field cancelled.
  • 45’+3′ Thomas Partey (Atlético de Madrid) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45’+4′ First Half Ends Atletico Madrid 0 Juventus 0

Second Half:

  • 55′ Alex Sandro (Juventus) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 78′ José Giménez (Atlético de Madrid) scored the opening goal with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a corner.
  • 83′ Diego Godín (Atlético de Madrid) doubled the lead with a right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the centre of the goal following a set piece situation.
  • 89′ Antoine Griezmann (Atlético de Madrid) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90’+4′ Second Half Ends.

Statistics:

Atletico MadridJuventus
37%Possession63%
13 (5)Shots (on target)14 (3)
12Fouls16
3Yellow Cards1
0Red Cards0
1Offsides0
8Corner Kicks7
3Saves3

Lineups:

Atletico Madrid: Jan Oblak (GK), Diego Godín, José Giménez, Filipe Luís, Juanfran, Thomas, Rodri, Koke, Saúl Ñíguez, Diego Costa, Antoine Griezmann

Juventus: Wojciech Szczesny (GK), Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, Alex Sandro, Mattia De Sciglio, Miralem Pjanic, Blaise Matuidi, Rodrigo Bentancur, Mario Mandzukic, Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala

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