Juventus' painful defeat to Bayern Munich in Bavaria - Player ratings

It's a bitter pill to swallow, a disheartening defeat. After overcoming their psychological fears to play with courage and tenacity to score two goals, Juventus eventually succumbed to a Bayern Munich side determined to show the brilliance of their attack, winning 4-2 (after extra time) on the night and 6-4 on aggregate.

Massimiliano Allegri is a man renowned for making the right substitutions. If he ever makes a mistake, it's usually done at the start, in the choices he makes for his starting XI. On Wednesday night, in the Allianz Arena, the tactician opted for a 4-5-1 formation hoping that Juan Cuadrado's and Alex Sandro's offensive ability and pace in the wide areas, would restrict Bayern's attacking ability. He was right.

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