On Tuesday night, the player terrorised the Madrid defence, and his involvement will be key in the second leg. It was a tale of two halves for the Welshman, who failed to make an impact in the opening period but recovered in the second half to help push his team forward. His had been the first chance too, a header that drifted over after 35 seconds. It’s a shame, as we could’ve done better with the Llorente chance, but I’d have been happy beforehand to get a win over Real Madrid. He did not celebrate out of respect for the club that saw him grow into a player who will now play in his second consecutive European Cup final, one for each of these teams, and perhaps too because there was still much work to do. Juventus stunned Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first leg as Carlos Tevez inspired his team to a 2-1 win on Tuesday night at the Juventus Stadium. UEFA Champions League Real Madrid vs. Juventus: Score and Grades from 2015 Champions League Semi-Final Matt Jones Featured Columnist May 13, 2015 Comments But the team bandaged him up, and he continued to play in order to preserve the victory. The time to celebrate would come after that, if Juve could resist, and so they fought as white shirts poured towards them, defenders seemingly multiplying. Iker Casillas saved the attacker's powerful effort, but Morata got to the rebound first and fired home. By Conor Dowley @c_dowley May 5, 2015, 4:38pm EDT Share this story If not, they will have to take a decision,” he said. Now we can prepare for a week and can fight it out in Madrid. But they were pleasantly surprised when they once again picked the lock of the Madrid defence and won a penalty in the 56th minute. He has been world class every single moment of this season. Tevez's industry and work were rewarded as the Argentinian drove into the box before firing a shot on goal. Real Madrid v Juventus: Champions League semi-final ... First published on Wed 13 May 2015 13.00 EDT. Juventus vs. Real Madrid 2015: Time, TV schedule and how to watch the Champions League semifinal online The noise rose and the clock ran, not quickly enough for the Italians, too quickly for the Spaniards. But the team bandaged him up, and he continued to play in order to preserve the victory. Prior to that strike, Morata had failed to score during all of April, as highlighted by WhoScored.com: Álvaro Morata: Morata's goal vs Real Madrid is his first for Juventus in all competitions since netting against Borussia Dortmund in March. The second leg takes place in Madrid on May 13, with the Galacticos hoping they can reverse their first-leg deficit. We played with great intensity and allowed Real Madrid very little, but could’ve done better in the pace of creating our play in the first half. A 1-1 draw was enough to secure a 3-2 aggregate victory that Allegri described as “extraordinary”. BBC Radio 5 Live's Pat Nevin also called the action as Morata scored, with the striker conflicted by the effort against his former team: Real's players were claiming for offside but the English officials have got that right. It appeared Juve were happy to allow Los Blancos territory, content to soak up the pressure and form counter-attacks, as described by football writer Michael Cox: Juve trying to tempt the Real press so they can knock balls over the midfield into the front two quickly. Wed 13 May 2015 16.51 EDT The Argentinian was a great player during his years in South America and the Premier League, but he has become more dangerous during his time in Turin. But tonight isn’t about Real Madrid, it’s about Juventus. Goals from Alvaro Morata and a penalty from the brilliant Argentinian were enough to give the Italian champions a solid advantage going into next week's second leg. Juve saw out the remaining time like an old-fashioned Italian defensive unit, always strong in possession and frustrating their opponents until the final whistle. It dropped to Morata near the penalty spot and he controlled and hit a bouncing ball up and through Casillas’s hands into the net. Only Raúl lies before him now and he will be caught in due course. The free-kick was punched away by Casillas but when the ball came back in Paul Pogba out-jumped Ramos, whose position allowed the players exiting the area to enter it again onside. Madrid increased the pressure on their hosts, desperate to grab another equaliser, but the threat of a Juve breakaway was always present. Isco and Ronaldo hit the side-netting, Buffon caught a Karim Benzema header and then made an even sharper save, this time low at his near post. The Spanish striker rounded Casillas on the break but was unable to find a shot or pass. “There was tension; they are an extraordinary team and it is not easy to contain them,” Allegri said. 04/05/2015 Live Juventus v Real Madrid preview. May 5, 2015 3 things we learned from Juve's win over Madrid Madrid had been preparing a defensive change; now they had to chase the game. Juventus’s passing did not convince but there was a nervousness about Madrid now, as if they were suddenly aware of their vulnerability. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. Available for everyone, funded by readers. Ronaldo and Toni Kroos both went close with efforts, thought the game started to slip away from the Spanish giants. The second half started at a much more sedate pace, with the home team keen to keep possession and resist a negative final score. Much had been made of the fact that Madrid needed only one goal to overturn the first-leg deficit and progress but that was founded on the premise that Juventus would not score, but score they did. Giorgio Chiellini, who stopped much of Madrid's good attacking work, suffered a cut midway through the half. Featured Columnist May 5, 2015 Comments. Madrid started the match with Sergio Ramos in midfield in order to limit Juve's attacking threat, while the Old Lady included 22-year-old Stefano Sturaro in a surprise tactical pick. A mistake from Marcelo almost allowed Vidal to feed Morata inside the area and then Sergio Ramos bundled the Chilean over. The striker picked himself up and made no mistake from the spot to put Juve 2-1 up. Álvaro Morata, who joined Madrid as a 16-year-old, struck the goal on 57 minutes. UEFA Champions League Real Madrid vs. Juventus: Score and Grades from 2015 Champions League Semi-Final Matt Jones Featured Columnist May 13, 2015 Comments Stefano Sturaro in a surprise tactical pick. Official Website with news, photos, videos, live scores, results, and recap of the Champions League Real Madrid - Juventus on May 13 2015 Bale hit another one shot wide but real chances were strangely few, the best actually coming for Pogba at the other end. “I would like to stay but I know very well how things are in football. When eventually the end came, Madrid had taken 22 shots but only one had gone in. 04/05/2015 Live Calm Pepe looking forward to Morata reunion. At 10.38pm on a hot night in Madrid the referee blew his whistle and Juventus’s players leapt into the sky and sprinted across the pitch, en route to Berlin. He was pleased with the effort his team showed and believed his side were deserved winners, per Football-Italia.net: I am very happy with what the lads did. Juventus took control from the opening minutes, pushing Real Madrid back and dictating the tempo of the match. Juventus came out swinging, and caught Real Madrid off-balance in the first league of their Champions League semifinal tie. Fernando Llorente, almost punished the Galacticos as they flooded forward. Italy’s Old Lady is heading for Berlin to face Barcelona, the first time Juventus have reached the Champions League final since 2003. “If the club is happy, I can continue. Not many expected Juventus to make it this far; still fewer expected them to go further. Álvaro Morata equalised against Real Madrid in the second half to take Juventus into the Champions League final 3-2 on aggregate What came next did not seem plausible then. James smashed a header against the bar late in the first half in an opportunity he should have converted. Real Madrid vs. Juventus 2015: Prediction, Team News, Preview For Champions League Semifinal First Leg But Madrid sprung into life after conceding the goal. Both teams were happy with level terms as they made their way to the dressing rooms at half-time. Juventus vs. Real Madrid: Score and Grades from 2015 Champions League Semi-Final Rob Blanchette @ @_Rob_B. More than half an hour remained during which Juventus knew a Madrid goal would take it to extra time. It was a difficult night for the Portuguese kingpin, but he still managed to convert his chance when given the opening. This is the right reward that they deserved, as it’s not easy to reach the Champions League semi-final and especially to play against Real Madrid. And yet the goal did come. And while Madrid sought the goal, ideas were few. Juventus’s open approach and their imprecise passing suited Madrid, often confronted by space, not opponents. And it was the Italian side who took the early lead through former Los Blancos starlet Morata. Tevez was substituted off to heroic cheers on 85 minutes, having worked tirelessly in his usual electric manner.
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