Published:  03:23 AM, 07 December 2017

Juventus, Roma into Champions League last 16


Italian champions Juventus qualified from Group D after a 2-0 victory against Olympiakos in Greece, and Roma are through from Group C thanks to a 1-0 win at home to Qarabag. Juven-tus advanced to the round of 16 in the Champions League on Tuesday, beating Olympiakos 2-0 on goals from Juan Cuadrado and Bernardeschi.

With Barcelona already through, the result saw the Greek team end its European run without a victory in Group D.  Sporting Lisbon continues in the Europa League.

 Cuadrado lunged forward to meet a cross from Alex Sandro and beat Olympiakos goalkeeper Silvio Proto in the 15th minute. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left striker Mario Mandzukic on the bench as he recovered from a calf injury, but the Bianconeri looked comfortable in low gear.

-AFP, Paris


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