Time for Juventus to regroup

Not one Italian team has made it to the quarterfinals of a European competition this season, not in the Champions League nor in the Europa League. However, one team did came close. Juventus stood only a couple of minutes away from recording a historic win against tournament favourites Bayern Munich only to see their former player deliver the assist that condemned them to extra time and their eventual defeat.

If only Patrice Evra put the ball out of play, if only Alvaro Morata's goal was recognised, if only the Spaniard played the full 180 minutes of football. With the youngster on the pitch, Juventus scored three times. He assisted the second goal in Turin and created the second in Germany. Without him on the field the Bianconeri conceded six, two in the first leg and four in Germany.

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