Juventus vs sporting lisbon 2017

Juventus-Sporting CP UEFA Champions League 2017/18 Group stage

juventus vs sporting lisbon 2017

Juventus vs Sporting CP - 18/10/2017 - UEFA Champions league 2017/2018

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Juventus vs Sporting Lisbon. Date: 18 October Kick-off: CET. Last weekend they lost at home to Lazio! Dybala missed a penalty in the seventh minute of added time, failing to salvage at least a point for the Bianconeri.

Juventus will be aiming to pick up their second consecutive Champions League win when they play Sporting CP on Wednesday night. Mario Mandzukic made the result safe with a header at the far post 10 minutes from time, to hand the Old Lady a win. Sporting CP, however were beaten at home by Barcelona, from an own goal by Sebastian Coates, their only defeat this season in all competitions. They opened their first Champions League game by beating Olympiacos away. Goals in the first half from Seydou Doumbia, Gelson Martins, and Bruno Fernandes gave the Portuguese outfit a commanding half-time lead. However, Olympiacos rallied and scored twice in the last few minutes to make it an interesting finish, but Sporting held on to record their first Champions League away win in the competition proper, since December The Lisbon side are coached by former Benfica manager, Jorge Jesus who was in charge when they faced Juventus in the Europa League, three years ago.

M Pjanic 29 , M Mandzukic Second Half ends, Juventus 2, Sporting Lisbon 1.
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Mario Mandzukic's 84th-minute header earned Juventus a much-needed home victory over Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League. With both sides having already beaten Olympiacos and lost to Barcelona, this was a crucial game in what appears a race for second spot in Group D. Sporting went ahead in the 12th minute through an Alex Sandro own goal but Miralem Pjanic equalised in the first half and, just when it looked like Juventus would have to settle for a draw, Mandzukic secured a victory. Massimiliano Allegri's side have wobbled in Serie A recently, failing to beat Atalanta after taking a lead and then losing at home to Lazio at the weekend. And their woes deepened with an opening goal for Sporting that was a personal horror show for Sandro. Having allowed a Bruno Fernandes through ball to reach Gelson Martins, the defender then diverted the ball into his own net after Gianluigi Buffon pushed it against him in saving the shot. Juventus responded well and Rui Patricio needed to be alert to keep out a Sami Khedira shot that was heading for the bottom corner.

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