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JUVENTUS 2-1 (AGG 4-1) MONACO: GOALS FROM MARIO MANDZUKIC AND DANI ALVES FIRE OLD LADY INTO THE CHAM


Juventus are through to their second Champions League final in three seasons with a comfortable victory over Monaco.

Juventus were 2-0 ahead from the first leg, they extended their advantage when Mario Mandzukic slammed in after his initial header was saved.

Dani Alves doubled their lead with an impulsive volley from goalkeeper Danijel Subasic's punched clearance.

Kylian Mbappe turned in Joao Moutinho's low cross to pull one back in the second half, but the Ligue 1 side could not pull off an unlikely comeback.

Juventus will play either Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid in next month's Champions League final after securing a 4-1 aggregate win over Monaco.

Mario Mandzukic and Dani Alves strike all-but-ended the context before half-time

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri will lead his side in the final on Saturday June 3

Allegri earns about £5millon a-year while Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola earns £20million-a-year and his squad cost about a third of what City’s owners have splashed.

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And yet while Guardiola’s team conceded SIX goals in two matches against Monaco, they scored just one against Juve.

It showed how Lop-sided City failed totally against the free-flowing Monaco.As football is played in two parts – attack and defence. If you can’t defend then you will concede goals. But if you can do both as Allegri's side did, then it’s victory for the team who performed.

It was difficult for Monaco to overcome a 2-0 first leg deficit in Turin

Dani Alves then fired home to double Juve’s advantage on the night moments before half time

Mario Mandzukic scored the opening goal after just 33 minutes against Monaco in Turin

Dani Alves scored the second goal of the night to help Juve to the Champions League final