Champions League: Juventus defeat Lokomotiv Moscow 2-1

By Emre Asikci


Italian football club Juventus beat Russia’s Lokomotiv Moscow 2-1 Tuesday in the UEFA Champions League.

In the match played at the Juventus Stadium in Turin, Argentine forward Paulo Dybala’s outstanding performance in the second half powered Juventus to victory with two goals over the Russian side.

A goal by Lokomotiv Moscow’s midfielder Aleksei Miranchuk gave his team the lead in the 30th minute.

But Juventus came back near the end of the match as Dybala netted the equalizer in the 77th minute and scored the winning goal in the 79th minute.

In another Group D match, Spain’s Atletico Madrid managed to beat Germany’s Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 with a goal by Alvaro Morata.

Following the win, Atletico Madrid top Group D with seven points with Juventus in second place.

Tuesday night’s results are as follows:

Group A:

Club Brugge (BEL) – Paris Saint-Germain (FRA): 0-5

Galatasaray (TUR) – Real Madrid (ESP): 0-1

Group B:

Olympiakos (GRE) – Bayern Munich (GER): 2-3

Tottenham (ENG) – FK Crvena Zvezda (SRB): 5-0

Group C:

Manchester City (ENG) – Atalanta (ITA): 5-1

Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) – Dinamo Zagreb (CRO): 2-2

Group D:

Juventus (ITA) – Lokomotiv Moscow (RUS): 2-1

Atletico Madrid (ESP) – Bayer Leverkusen (GER): 1-0
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