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Juventus had a very difficult success with 3:2 over Genoa to reach the quarter-finals of the Italian Cup. The Old Lady needed extra time after taking a 2-0 lead with goals from Dejan Kulushevski in the 2nd and Alvaro Morata in the 23rd minute, but made many misses and allowed an equalizer after accurate shots by Menart-Martin Chibora in28th and Filippo Melegoni in the 74th minute. However, the Torino class had their say and they succeeded, and the surprising hero for the hosts was the Tunisian Hamza Rafia, who scored the winning goal for his team in the 105th minute of his debut match. Andrea Pirlo had chosen a rather experimental line-up. He bet on Buffon at the door and Demiral, Dragusin, Chiellini and Bernardeschi in defense. Bentancourt and Arthur acted in the middle of the field, and Wesley and Portanova were on both wings. Morata and Kulushevski relied on attack.
The guests from Genoa had also made a lot of changes. They joined Paleari at the door and Goldaniga, Bani and Dumbravan in defense. Giglione, Lerager, Rovela, Melgoni and Chibora were in the middle of the field, while Scamaka and Piazza led the attack.
In the 2nd minute Juventus took the lead in the result. Giorgio Chiellini released a wonderful pass in the corridor for Dejan Kulushevski, who remained face to face with the goalkeeper did not make a mistake for 1:0.
In the 9th minute, after a long attack, Wesley shot on the ground, but failed to make it particularly difficult for the visitors` goalkeeper Alberto Paleari.
In the 13th minute Kulushevski was again brought out alone against the goalkeeper, but this time he made an unforgivable pass, as his shot was saved.
The second goal for the hosts still came ten minutes later. Kulushevski received in front of the penalty area and elegantly with one touch brought Alvaro Morata to speed, and the Spaniard calmly realized for 2:0.
In the 28th minute, however, the guests returned to the match by soccer websites list out of nowhere. A balloon-centered ball reached Chibora, who shot with his head, Buffon did not intervene very well and the ball became entangled in his net for 2:1.
Juventus responded with an opportunity in front of Federico Bernardeschi in the 30th minute, whose shot from a small angle was saved by the goalkeeper.
In the 33rd minute Torino scored a third goal through Arthur, but he was disallowed due to an ambush. The same happened in the 44th minute, when Manolo Portanova scored, but the goal was not recognized again.
Juventus continued to dominate at the beginning of the second half. In the 50th minute Morata faked a defender in the penalty area and shot from a small angle, but goalkeeper Paleari had taken a good position and saved.
However, the guests could unpleasantly surprise their opponent for the second time. In the 53rd minute Marco Piazza shot from a distance and Buffon just watched as she bounced off the crossbar.
Gradually, Juve visibly relaxed and was punished. In the 74th minute Filippo Melegoni was left for too long to adjust the ball in front of the penalty area and with a wonderful diagonal shot scored for 2:2.
Cristiano Ronaldo also had to enter the game. In added time, he committed a foul, then executed it, but failed to hit the door.
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