Juventus Suffers the Blow of First Defeat in This Season
Stefano Sturaro has become a part of Genoa on a loan from Juventus in the month of January prior to any kind of deal being made on a permanent basis. It put the home side in the second half before the Goran Pandev; the fellow substitute had obtained a shocking result with just 10 minutes remaining. Cristiano Ronaldo displayed an excellent comeback for Juventus on Tuesday as he scored a hat-trick for overturning 2–0 in the first leg defeat against Atletico. This sent Juventus through to the quarterfinals with a win of 3–2. Nevertheless, the Portuguese had been left off the squad of match-day for their trip to Geno and the side of Massimiliano Allegri had been as sluggish with Genoa taking points off in the second time in this season having drawn Turin in the month of October. Juventus have dropped the points only by 3 times in this season going into the game that draws against Atalanta, Genoa, and Parma. However, Christian Kouame forced a good save from Mattia Perin, the former goalkeeper of Genoa prior to the side of Cesare Prandelli had been rewarded the penalty for handball, only for VAR review for overturning the decision. Juventus thought that they are about to lose when Paulo Dybala had swept home finish but VAR chalked out a goal for an offside in the build-up.