Juventus have moved to the finals of the champions league after they beat Monaco by 2-1 in the UEFA Champions League semifinal second leg match. In the first leg also, they beat Monaco by 2-0. This win will mean that Juventus will have a good shot at the title. Last time they were in the finals, they were beaten by Barcelona. But, they would not want to repeat that mistake this time around as they would love to end on the winning side. Here is the Juventus 2-1 Monaco Highlights and Recap Video.
Juventus 2-1 Monaco Highlights Video
On the other hand, Monaco has played well in this tournament. But, they were not that good to face the Italian champions. Thier journey might have been over in this year’s tournament but they would take lots of positive from this tournament. They have beaten some quality teams to reach the semi-final stage and they should be proud of that. They would be disappointed that they were unable to go to the finals but they have to admit that they were beaten by a better side.
The match started at a good pace as both the teams were looking to mark their authority on each other. Monaco tried to score the goal right from the start. They did create some great moves in the match but all was successfully defended by the defenders and their star goalkeeper Buffon. Juventus opened the scoring and made the scoreline 1-0. It was just a matter of time before they netted another one.
This made the scoreline 2-0 and confirmed that they will be moving to the finals of the champions league. In the second half, Monaco did try to make a comeback but all the efforts were saved by Buffon. However, in the 69th minute of the match, Monaco did manage to get one back but till then it was too late and they failed to score another one.
Juventus managers also said that they have performed well throughout the season and now only one challenge remains in front of them. They would love to go one step further than the last time around and lift the trophy. On the other hand, Monaco manager said that he is proud of the boys and hope that they would come back next year and go one step further.
Now, we have to wait for the other team that will face Juventus for the title in the final.