Juventus 2-1 Lyon: 6 Things We Learned

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Juventus 2-1 Lyon: 6 Things We Learned
Massimo Pinca

Juventus made tough work of Lyon in the quarter-finals of the Europa League on Thursday, eventually edging out the French side 3-1 on aggregate, with a 2-1 victory on the night at the Juventus Stadium.

The Bianconeri took the lead through a sublime Andrea Pirlo free-kick, but Jimmy Briand shocked the Italian champions by equalising not long after. As a result, the Ligue 1 side were just one goal away from progression.

A deflected Claudio Marchisio strike from range gave the aggregate score a more emphatic look, putting the Old Lady one step away from hosting a European final in their own backyard.

Here are six things we learned.

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