Juventus star Paulo Dybala scored a late brace and ensured that the Serie A giants come from behind to clinch a dramatic win against Lokomotiv Moscow in the UEFA Champions League encounter.
Lokomotiv took the lead in the first half of the match after Aleksei Miranchuk scored past goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny in the 30th minute of the match.
Despite dominating possession 78-22 against the three-time Russian Premier League winners, Juventus had to wait until the 77th minute to equalise as Dybala’s left-footed effort curled past the Lokomotiv goalkeeper Guilherme and brought parity to the scores.
A couple of minutes later, the Argentine forward netted in another goal to seal three points for Juventus and spoiling their opponent’s dream of an upset.
Juventus along with Atletico Madrid find themselves at the top of the points tally in Group D of the UEFA Champions League. Notably, Atletico Madrid also registered a 1-0 win over Bayern Leverkusen in Madrid on Tuesday.
Former Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata substituted in the finishing minutes of the match and scored a match-deciding goal. With the win, Atletico Madrid’s unbeaten run has now been extended to 12 home games in UEFA competitions.