Juventus let Villarreal score 3 goals in the last 14 minutes of the match. The Old Lady officially stopped in the 1/8 Champions League round.
Villarreal: Gerard Moreno Balagueró (78′ PEN), Pau Torres (85′), Danjuma (90+2′ PEN)
In the first leg of the 1/8 round of the Champions League 2021/22, Juventus let Villarreal hold with a score of 1-1 in Spain. With the return leg at home, the Old Lady is expected to win tickets to the next round.
However, Massimiliano Allegri‘s team was severely disappointed. They created a lot of dangerous situations but could not take advantage once.
Meanwhile, Villarreal actively played slowly and surely, ready to launch lightning counter-attacks towards the goal of the giant Italian team.
Although both teams created quite a few chances to score, it was not until the last minutes that the goal came. Unfortunately, the home team did not have a goal.
The surprise came in the 75th minute of the match. Coquelin was cut down by Rugani in the goal area and Villarreal had a penalty. Striker Gerard Moreno Balagueró did not miss the opportunity to open the scoring for the visitors.
Being led when the match was less than 15 minutes of official play, Juventus began to look for an equalizer. However, the Old Lady continues to receive another bad news when Pau Torres doubles the gap for Villarreal.
Not stopping there, after 90 minutes, defender Matthijs de Ligt saved the ball with his hand in the goal area and the referee awarded Yellow Submarine a second penalty. Danjuma finished the match with the third goal for Villarreal.
In the end, Juventus lost 0-3 at homeland and had to give up tickets to the quarterfinals for Villarreal. This is also the third consecutive season, the Old Lady stopped in the 1/8 round of the Champions League. This team needs to make big changes.