Juventus dump Tottenham out of Champions League, qualify for quarter-finals


Higuain scores for Juventus

Higuain scores for Juventus

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Tottenham Hotspur crashed out of the Champions League on Wednesday after a 1-2 home loss to Juventus at the Wembley Stadium.

Son Heung opened scoring for Tottenham on 39th minute of the first half.

After Andrea Barzagli blocks a cross, Kieran Tripper pounces on the loose ball and squares to the far post where Son is waiting. He scuffs it into the ground and the ball somehow goes in with Buffon helpless. 

Gonzalo Higuain equalised for Juventus in the second half to make it 1-1.

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Stephan Lichsteiner finds space on the overlap on the right flank, crossing in for Gonzalo Higuain to smartly finish.

In quick succession, Paulo Dybala made it 2-1 for Juventus with a stunning finish.

The Italian champions completely turn the game around with their second goal in two minutes and 49 seconds.

Gonzalo Higuain spins just inside the Spurs half, looking up to put Paulo Dybala clean through. It needs a calm head… Dybala provides it with a tidy finish.

Juventus thus qualified on 4-3 aggregate after the two teams played out 2-2 draw three weeks ago in Italy.