Juventus Advance Past Porto Into UCL Quarterfinals
We should just post our recap from the first leg between Juventus and Porto, really, because they were basically the same game.
Both teams looked dangerous, with Juventus controlling a bit more of the possession, until Porto did something stupid, Juventus scored and that was that.
This time, it was a Maxi Pereira red card for blocking the ball with an outstretched arm after a shot from Gonzalo Higuain. Paulo Dybala converted the penalty and the tie was over, with Porto's poor finishing helping to put a lid on things.
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Juventus are always dangerous in the Champions League because their defense is so good, and the likes of Dybala, Mandzukic, Cuadrado and Higuain are always threats. Dani Alves has been an excellent addition on the right.
Porto can be content with how they finished, losing to Juventus is nothing to hang your head about. They'll wish they had been a little more disciplined though, as two red cards (one in each leg) prevented any doubt as to who would advance.