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Group stage - Group B

Juventus - Real Madrid
2-2
 

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Juventus fight back to hold Madrid

Published: Tuesday 5 November 2013, 22.45CET
Juventus 2-2 Real Madrid CF
Fernando Llorente earned a point after a record-equalling goal from Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale's effort overturned Arturo Vidal's penalty.
by Paolo Menicucci
from Juventus Stadium

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Match statistics

Juventus
Real Madrid

2

Goals scored

2

51

Possession (%)

49

20

Total attempts

16

13

on target

7

7

off target

9

4

blocked

3

0

against woodwork

1

7

Corners

3

1

Offsides

1

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

10

Fouls committed

8

8

Fouls suffered

10

595

Passes

698

477

completed

566

Lineups

juventus

Juventus

real madrid

Real Madrid

1Buffon (GK) (C)1Casillas (GK) (C)
4Martín Cáceres2Varane
Yellow Card41
6Pogba3Pepe
8Marchisio4Ramos
10Tévez
Substitution82
6Khedira
14Llorente
Goal65
Substitution88
7Ronaldo
Goal52
15Barzagli9Benzema
Substitution81
19Bonucci
Yellow Card72
11Bale
Goal60
Substitution75
21Pirlo
Yellow Card44
12Marcelo
22Asamoah14Xabi Alonso
Substitution71
23Vidal
Goal42
19Modrić
Yellow Card35

Substitutes

30Storari (GK)25Diego López (GK)
5Ogbonna15Carvajal
11De Ceglie17Arbeloa
12Giovinco
Substitution88
20Rodríguez
Substitution81
20Padoin22Di María
Substitution75
27Quagliarella
Substitution82
23Isco
33Isla24Illarramendi
Substitution71

Coaches

Antonio Conte (ITA) Carlo Ancelotti (ITA)

Referee

Howard Webb (ENG)

Standings

Last updated: 06/11/2013 08:59 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
 
  
Published: Tuesday 5 November 2013, 22.45CET

Juventus fight back to hold Madrid

Juventus 2-2 Real Madrid CF
Fernando Llorente earned a point after a record-equalling goal from Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale's effort overturned Arturo Vidal's penalty.

Cristiano Ronaldo equalled the record number of goals in a UEFA Champions League group stage as Real Madrid CF all but qualified for the knockout rounds with a draw at Juventus.

The home team took the lead late in the first half with an Arturo Vidal penalty only for Ronaldo, with his eighth goal in four games, and Gareth Bale to turn things around quickly after the interval. In a vibrant contest, the Bianconeri responded and claimed a point thanks to Fernando Llorente's header – but nevertheless slipped bottom of Group B with just two rounds remaining.

Ronaldo had scored in each of his first three matches and, not surprisingly, had the first chance, shooting narrowly wide from an almost impossible angle after dribbling past Kwadwo Asamoah down the right. Madrid were also dangerous on the opposite flank, Bale forcing Gianluigi Buffon to make a diving save with a low strike.

The visitors had long spells of possession while Juventus were more direct and went close to breaking the deadlock when Paul Pogba sent in a menacing low cross. Pepe deflected it towards his own goal but an alert Iker Casillas spared his team-mate's blushes with a wonderful reflex stop.

Ten minutes later the goalkeeper superbly saved Claudio Marchisio's close-range header with his right leg and next repelled a Carlos Tévez attempt. However, Casillas was helpless three minutes before half-time after Raphaël Varane fouled Pogba and Vidal found the top corner from the spot.

Madrid still could have levelled before the break but Ronaldo and Karim Benzema got in each other's way while trying to reach Marcelo's low centre. The two combined more effectively seven minutes after the restart as Martín Cáceres passed the ball straight to Benzema inside the Juve half; Benzema found Ronaldo who duly beat Buffon.

The Merengues kept coming and only the crossbar kept out Xabi Alonso's powerful shot from distance. Juventus tried to respond, Marchisio having an effort rebuffed by Casillas before his follow-up attempt was cleared off the line by Pepe. Instead it was Madrid who struck next, Ronaldo feeding Bale on the right and the Welshman beating Buffon at the near post with a low strike.

That advantage lasted just five minutes as Llorente nodded in a Cáceres cross. A decisive goal proved elusive as the two sides drew for the first time in 16 meetings. While Madrid need a point to make certain of progressing to the round of 16, Juventus are still seeking their first win – though with games against FC København and Galatasaray AŞ to come, their hopes remain alive.

Last updated: 03/12/13 19.44CET

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