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Juventus - Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Champions League - 2 October 2019
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- GoalCristiano RonaldoJuventus
GOOOOOOAAALLLL!! And Ronaldo equals the record of 33 Champions League opponents scored against. 3-0.
- OffGonzalo HiguaínJuventus
- OnPaulo DybalaJuventus
Here's Dybala, replacing Higuain.
Tah gets up to meet a corner really well but gets hurt under a challenge by Alex Sandro.
- OffCharles AránguizBayer 04 Leverkusen
- OnDaley SinkgravenBayer 04 Leverkusen
Aranguiz off for Leverkusen Daley Sinkgraven replaces him.
- OffFederico BernardeschiJuventus
- OnAaron RamseyJuventus
Here comes Aaron Ramsey, replacing the goalscorer Bernardeschi.
CHANCE! Ronaldo denied again! Lovely ball by Higuain but Hradecky is there again.
- OffSami KhediraJuventus
- OnRodrigo BentancurJuventus
Juve change. Khedira off, Rodrigo Bentancur on.
BIZARRE! Hradecky almost let the ball through his legs from a back pass! Somehow he survives. Lucky boy.
- OffLucas AlarioBayer 04 Leverkusen
- OnPaulinhoBayer 04 Leverkusen
Paulinho on for Leverkusen, replacing Alario.
Khedira and Matuidi combine well down the left and the former's cross is cleared by Volland. Pjanic then hits the post with the corner!
- GoalFederico BernardeschiJuventus
GOOOOOAAAAALLL!! Bernardeschi marks Juve's improvement after the break with a lovely left foot finish. Great link up between Higuain and Ronaldo.
SAVE! Hradecky denies Ronaldo, who really should have doubled Juve's lead after he found space and connected with Cuadrado's pass.
- Yellow cardJuan CuadradoJuventus
Yellow card for Cuadrado.
Weiser's cross-field pass is controlled expertly by Volland, but his effort from distance doesn't threaten Szczesny.
Great play by Ronaldio as he controls the ball and finds Bernardeschi, who fires over.
First real run of the game from Havertz wins a corner for Leverkusen. Aranguiz volleys wide from the edge of the box.
- OffKerem DemirbayBayer 04 Leverkusen
- OnNadiem AmiriBayer 04 Leverkusen
Change for Leverkusen at the break. Nadiem Amiri is on for Demirbay. Action is under way again.
- End of 1st Half
One minute added has elapsed and it is 1-0 at the break. Juventus have taken the game's biggest chance through Higuain and that is the difference.
Leverkusen cross is cleared by Cuadrado, who clears for Bernardeschi to pull away. He's fouled by Baumgartlinger, and wants a yellow card but nothing doing.
CHANCE! Higuain looks for the corner with a curling effort from the edge of the box. Palmed away by Hradecky.
Juve have slowed the tempo down and Alex Sandro is careless in possession. He gives it to Baumgartlinger, who powers the ball at Havertz. The youngster can't control and it is cleared.
The game has settled into a pattern again. A lot of possession in the middle but neither Havertz or Ronaldo are getting much joy.
Lovely play by Leverkusen as Havertz finds Volland, but Bonucci cuts out his pull back. Corner cleared.
- Yellow cardCharles AránguizBayer 04 Leverkusen
Yellow card awarded to Charles Aranguiz.
Tah has missed the last two Bundesliga games due to poor form. Easy to see why on that evidence.
- GoalGonzalo HiguaínJuventus
GOOOOOOAAAAALLLL! There is Higuain's first Champions League goal. He comes out on top in the battle with Tah and finishes neatly. 1-0.
Free kick in a great position in the right for Juve... taken by Pjanic and headed away.
At the other end, Volland has a go in a similar position from the left, but De Ligt sees it out for a goal kick.
CHANCE! Cuadrado bursts down the right and crosses. Ronaldo was getting there but the ball was aimed at Higuain, but he couldn't quite reach it.
Deep cross by Alex Sandro is met by Ronaldo, who swapped wings to meet it. He is tracked by Wendell and the danger is averted.
If you haven't already noticed, Lars Bender isn't in the squad despite originally being down to start. It has just been confirmed that he was injured in the warm up. Mitchell Weiser replaced him.
Volland was in the middle looking for the cross, but Demirbay's cross was over hit. Maybe it was a shot? Harmless nonetheless.
Slow start here, both sides just jabbing a little. But Juve have a corner, which is met by De Ligt, cleared and recycled...
Kick off! Leverkusen get us underway.
That anthem... spine tingling! Here we go!
Nine minutes until kick off! Can Juve get a first European win this season? This is the trophy they want, but they have to earn it. Exciting is building!
Just a reminder of what Juventus' number 7 brings to the party.
Leverkusen are ready at the Allianz Stadium...
Five minutes to go at the Santiago Bernabeu... Real Madrid have just equalised! Club Brugge down to ten men! Follow it here...
Juve have arrived!
Sarri's departure from Chelsea gave Gonzalo Higuain a fresh chance in Turin. He leads the line tonight, but he's only scored once so far this term.
Havertz' name is on the radar of most big clubs across Europe. The 20-year-old scored 17 Bundesliga goals last season and a further two this year. He is yet to score in the Champions League, could tonight be his night?
Juventus come into this game having drawn with Atletico Madrid, and let slip a two-goal lead, on matchday one. Leverkusen were stunned at home to Lokomotiv Moscow, so they'll need to bounce back.
Paulo Dybala is on the bench for Maurizio Sarri tonight, while Leverkusen are without Leon Bailey. How much of a miss will he be?
Key battles all over the pitch... but one dual sticks out and they'll barely cross paths. Cristiano Ronaldo, the highest goalscorer in the Champions League's history, against highly-rated youngster Kai Havertz.
And here is Leverkusen's XI.
Team news! Here is how Juventus will line up in Turin tonight.
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