Saturday, March 26, 2011

Memorable Games - Juventus vs Real Madrid - 2003 Champions League

In our series looking back at memorable moments in football we take a look at the 2nd leg 2003 Champions League Semi Final clash between Juventus and Real Madrid. The clash was one of the most anticipated of the tournament with Juventus heading home to the Del Alpi down 1-0 on aggregate. The Turin Giants had assembled a squad which would go all out attack against Los Blancos.

With seemingly all the odds against them Juvenus did the impossible and progressed through at the exprnse of Madrid. Lead by captain Del Piero the Bianconeri scored a 3-1 victory which included goals from the captain, David Trezeguet and Pavel Nedved. An inspirational performance by Buffon who saved a penalty also added to the magic of the night, which would surely live on in all the memories of the Juventus faithful. Juventus went on to lose on penalties in the Final. Check out the action below.


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