Atlético stun Juventus in the Champions League

Atlético Madrid on Wednesday night stunned Juventus with a 2-0 defeat in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg encounter.
The first have of the encounter ended goalless, though Cristiano Ronaldo came close to scoring 13 minutes into the first half but his free header went over the crossbar.

In the 58th minute of the encounter, Morata replaced Diego Costa, 15 minutes later, Morata got the first goal for Atlético but was disallowed by the referee using VAR, Morata was adjudged to have push off Chiellini before his great header.
Nevertheless, the great moment Atlético have been waiting for came in the 78th minute after Juventus defence failed to manage Atlético's corner kick, resulting in José Giménez firing a powerful shot into Juventus net from a close range, to give Atlético Madrid the lead.

Diego Godín 83rd minute strike sealed the victory for Atlético Madrid, after Juventus once again failed to control their defence.

After 90 minutes, it Atlético Madrid 2-0 Juventus.

By Oladele Emmanuel Abiodun

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