Champions League: Juventus 2-2 draw dampens Chelsea
European champions, Chelsea were left stunned by Italian Club Juventus last night at Stamford Bridge as the visitor rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 2-2 draw, thanks to Fabio Quagliarella’s brace in the 80th minute souring the Blues’ Champions League title defense.
Chelsea’s Oscar scored on long-range shots in the 31st and 33rd minutes, the first deflecting off Leonardo Bonucci into the corner of the net and the second a superb curler from the edge of the penalty area.
Arturo Vidal reduced the deficit in the 38th for Juventus, making its return to the competition after a three-year absence. Quagliarella tied the score six minutes after entering the match.
Chelsea Manager lamented saying “We are disappointed and a little bit deflated to get in a great position to win the game and come away with only a draw,”
The Manager said further that Chelsea should have closed the game.