UEFA Champions League - Rabiot scores 2 goals as Juventus beat Maccabi Haifa 3-1 for first win

2022-10-06 09:57

UEFA Champions League - Rabiot scores 2 goals as Juventus beat Maccabi Haifa 3-1 for first win


Serie A giants Juventus finally beat Maccabi Haifa 3-1 at home with goals contributed by Rabiot and Vlahovic in Group H of the UEFA Champions League in the 2022/23 season. First win in the Champions League this season.


Juventus started the attack four minutes into the game, De Sciglio crossed from the left side of the box, and Vlahovic headed the goal but high above the post. In the 12th minute, Vlahovic dribbled the ball to the penalty area and made a cross to Kostic. Then Kostic passed the ball to the left side of the penalty area. Vlahovic followed up again and volleyed but missed the right post.


In the 30th minute, Di Maria, who was at the top of the penalty area, took the ball and swayed the angle, and then he was inaccurate when volleying, and the ball was higher than the goal post. In the 35th minute, Di Maria sent a through ball at the top of the arc in the penalty area. Rabio, who was successful in anti-offside, formed a semi-single-handed shot and hit the goalkeeper, helping Juventus lead Maccabi Haifa 1-0. .


In the 41st minute, Vlahovic sent a through ball from the front of the penalty area. De Scilio on the right could not form a favorable threat, and the ball went out of the bottom line.


In the 50th minute of the second half, Di Maria got the ball from the frontcourt and then made an oblique pass to the left side of the frontcourt. Then Vlahovic scored a single shot and scored a volley in the penalty area, helping Juventus continue to lead Maccabi 2-0.   In the 63rd minute, Di Maria sent a through ball, and Vlahovic in front of the penalty area crossed the goalkeeper and kicked the ball into the empty goal after scoring on the left side of the penalty area. However, Vlahovic was offside before the goal, so the goal was ruled out.


In the 75th minute, Dunn got a single-handed opportunity and crossed Juventus goalkeeper Szczesny and scored the ball into the empty goal, helping Maccabi Haifa pull back a city 1-2. In the 83rd minute, Di Maria took a right corner kick and Rabiot scored with a header to make the score 3-1.


In the end, Juventus, who played at home, defeated Maccabi Haifa 3-1 and ranked third in the group standings after winning their first Champions League victory this season, with Maccabi Haifa at the bottom.