UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Villarreal adavnce to the next round after beating Juventus

Unai Emery Villarreal

Villarreal are through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Juventus by 1-4 on aggregate.

Unai Emery’s team played patiently throughout the game and waited for Juventus to make a mistake.

Unai Emery’s Villarreal defensive work was really good they managed to stop Juventus from scoring. However, Juventus had 58% of ball possession and 14 shots, five of which were on target. Meanwhile, Villarreal had 8 shots, with 3 of them on target, and they were able to make them count.

Substitute Gerard Moreno scored the opening goal for the Yellow Submarine. Daniele Rugani made an error in the 76th minute, which resulted in a penalty for the visitors. And Gerard Moreno made no mistake in making that penalty count.

Later, Pau Torres doubled the lead for the visitors in the 85th minute. The game was surely done for Juventus after the second goal. However, in the injury time, Juventus gave away another penalty and Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld took it and scored.

Unai Emery has qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in his career.

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