At the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Joyous Gatti scored the game’s lone goal in the 73rd minute to give Juventus a slim lead to defend in Portugal the following week. After Dusan Vlahovic’s subsequent header was cleared off the line as a result of Antonio Adan’s fumbling at a deep cross, the 24-year-old defender was there to nudge the ball home.
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It was a happy conclusion to a night in which Juve was forced to worry as goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny underwent examination by medical personnel after experiencing chest problems.
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Szczesny, a player for Poland, was taken off the field late in the first half and replaced by Mattia Perin after experiencing breathing difficulties and heart palpitations. Perin also performed admirably as Szczesny’s substitute, as Juve claim that early testing revealed no significant health issues with the player.
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Perin, a former Italy international, made two outstanding saves in the dying seconds from Pedro Goncalves and Hector Bellerin, who both missed opportunities to tie the game for the opposition.