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Juventus cruise through to Champions League final

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 - 01:10

Juventus beat Monaco 2-1 on the night, 4-1 on aggregate to cruise through to the Champions League final in Cardiff.

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SHOWS: TURIN, ITALY (MAY 9, 2017) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. JUVENTUS TEAM POSING FOR PICTURE BEFORE MATCH 2. MONACO TEAM POSING FOR PICTURE BEFORE MATCH 3. JUVENTUS STRIKER GONZALO HIGUAIN IN ACTION 4. JUVENTUS COACH MASSIMILIANO ALLEGRI GIVING INSTRUCTIONS TO PLAYERS 5. JUVENTUS FORWARD MARIO MANDZUKIC SCORING A GOAL FROM CLOSE-RANGE 6. MANDZUKIC CELEBRATING GOAL 7. BUFFON CELEBRATING MANDZUKIC GOAL 8. FULL-BACK DANI ALVES VOLLEYING BALL TO SCORE JUVENTUS' SECOND GOAL ON THE NIGHT AND THE FOURTH ON AGGREGATE 9. ALVES CELEBRATING SCORING SECOND GOAL BY MAKING A HEART (LOVE) GESTURE TO FANS WITH HIS HANDS 10. JUVENTUS DEFENDER GIORGIO CHIELLINI CLEARS THE BALL WITH MONACO'S RADAMEL FALCAO LURKING NEARBY 11. MONACO STRIKER KYLIAN MBAPPE-LOTTIN SCORING MONACO GOAL 12. MBAPPE TAKING BALL BACK TO CENTRE CIRCLE AFTER GOAL IN A BID TO SCORE MORE GOALS THEY NEED TO PROGRESS 13. JUVENTUS PLAYERS CELEBRATING QUALIFICATION TO CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL AFTER MATCH STORY: Juventus defender Dani Alves produced in an inspired display capped by a stunning volleyed goal in a 2-1 win over AS Monaco that took the Italians into their second Champions League final in three years on Tuesday (May 9). Alves provided the cross for Mario Mandzukic to score the first goal in the semi-final, second leg and then added the second himself with an explosive strike to effectively finish off the tie by halftime. Juventus, who had won the first leg 2-0, were coasting until Kylian Mbappe pulled one back in the 69th minute, ending a run of six successive clean sheets in the competition for the Serie A side and veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Juventus, who ran out 4-1 aggregate winners, will face either Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid, who meet in the other semi-final on Wednesday. The final is in Cardiff on June 3.

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Juventus cruise through to Champions League final

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 - 01:10