How lovely it is to finally see Juventus play with composure and confidence, to carry the reputation of calcio and put in an assured performance to reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Excellent defending, intelligent tactics and two wonderful strikers made all the difference for an Italian giant that belongs amongst the best Europe has to offer. If the Old Lady continues to play with such control, the fans can be allowed to dream again.
It's important to note that Borussia Dortmund barely offered a challenge. Their opponent in the Bundesliga on Saturday, Koln manager Peter Stoger, made a point of noting how BVB regularly funnel their attacks through the middle, regardless of how ineffective this particular strategy has proved.
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