Why the Peacock won the Champions League
By Football Italian staff This was a thrilling game, but the Peascocks came away with the big win in the Champions Leagues semi-finals on Tuesday night.
With four games left to play, the Peas can now finish as the best team in the competition and qualify for the Champions Cup in June.
The game was a resounding success, with the Peñocks going into the match having taken just four points from their last four games.
They won the game 3-1 on goal difference and they won the penalty shootout 3-2.
In the penalty shoot-out, they struck twice as the two sides swapped shots to a close.
Juventus’ Francesco Totti (centre) scored twice as Juventus beat Real Madrid 2-1 in the semi-final of the Champions league on Tuesday (AP: Alessio Romano)The result was another step towards Juventus securing the title, having won the last three editions.
Juventus had the better of the first half, but in the second period, they went close.
Juventus went ahead after just six minutes when Dani Alves put the ball past Rui Costa.
It was an audacious shot by the former Atletico Madrid star and a moment that caught the attention of the Peasant’s faithful in Turin.
“It was a perfect game, a perfect performance, and we got the three points, so I am happy,” said Juventus coach Antonio Conte.
And it was a wonderful performance from the Pea’s fans, with their colours flying at the final whistle.
Alessio Romani of Turin newspaper Corriere dello Sport wrote that they were all “proud of Juventus”.
“It is a big win for Juventus, the fans, the club and all the fans in the country,” he added.