The first match of 1/8 final of the Champions League between Juventus and Tottenham ended in a tie.
The beginning of a match did not promise to “Tottenham” nothing good on the second minute of the defenders of the “Spurs” slept inside the penalty area Higuain and Gonzalo volley leaving no chance Lloris. Seven minutes later Argentina scored a penalty for a foul on Davis Bernardeschi, and was the author of the fastest in European Cup double in the history of Juventus.
Closer to the middle of the first half, Tottenham came to life and began increasingly to worry Buffon. And on 35 minutes the visitors forced defense of Juventus to make a mistake – Kane went one on one with the Keeper, beat him and sent the ball into the empty net.
Juventus before the break was a chance to restore the advantage to two goals, but Higuain from the penalty spot (tried the ex-midfielder “Shakhtar” Douglas Costa) unsophisticated with blow only shook the crossbar.
In the second half, Tottenham continued to attack and has succeeded on 72 minutes, Eriksen’s free-kick low shot sent the ball into the goalkeeper’s corner, to which Buffon was not ready.
The return match between Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus will take place on 7 March at Wembley.
Juventus – Tottenham 2:2
Goals: Higuain, 2, 9 (penalty) – Kane, 35, Eriksen, 71
Juventus: Buffon, De Sciglio, Benatia, Chiellini, Sandro – Pjanic, Khedira (Bentancourt, 66) – Douglas Costa (Asamoah, 90+2), Bernardeschi, Mandžukić (Sturaro, 76) — Higuain
Tottenham: Lloris – Aurier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Davies, Dembele, Michu – Eriksen (Wanyama, 90+2), Allie (Sleep, 83), Lamela (Lucas Moura, 89) — Kane
Warning: Benatia, Higuain, Bentancourt – Davies, Aurier
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