Duel Juventus vs Lyon which was held at the Allianz Stadium on Saturday (8/8/2020) in the morning WIB ended with a score of 2-1 for the home team’s victory.
Lyon took the lead in the 12th minute with a penalty Memphis Depay.
Depay’s goal made Juventus’ steps even harder because Lyon led 2-0 on aggregate.
Juventus could only equalize the score at the end of the second half, 43 minutes to be precise, through a penalty kick Cristiano Ronaldo.
Fifteen minutes of the second half, Juventus reversed the score to 2-1 again through a Ronaldo goal.
Until the end of the match, Juventus won 2-1 over Lyon. However, the victory still could not lead the team nicknamed the Old Lady to the Champions League quarter-finals.
The 2-1 result at the Allianz Stadium made the aggregate 2-2 as strong. However, Lyon is the team that has the right to advance to the quarter-finals armed with away goals aggressiveness.
Because, at the first meeting, Lyon successfully beat Juventus by a score of 1-0.
Being eliminated by Lyon made Juventus have to keep their ambition to win the Champions League again after the last time they lifted the Big Ear trophy in the 1995-1996 edition.
After the match against Lyon, Maurizio Sarri called Juventus a curse in the elite European club arena.
“We came out of a competition where we got six wins from the eight games we played, we drew once and lost once,” Sarri was quoted as saying. Goal.
“That means, from the eight games we can win 19 points,” he added.
“If there was a Champions League standings we would be in first or second place, even though we were eliminated,” said the 61-year-old tactician.
“That’s why I feel sad. It makes me understand that Juventus are cursed in this competition,” said Sarri.