Chukwueze stars in Villarreal’s home draw against Juventus

Chukwueze stars in Villarreal’s home draw against Juventus

Samuel Chukwueze featured as Villarreal play out a 1-1 draw with Italian giants Juventus in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 encounter.

Chukwueze was handed a place in the starting 11 by Coach Unai Emery who watched his side fought back from a goal down to secure a draw at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Tuesday night.

Chukwueze was impressive in the game and was a thorn in the flesh of Juventus defenders.

The winger created good chances for Gerrard Moreno and Annault Danjuma, unfortunately the stars attackers couldn’t convert them.

The Nigeria international was replaced by Yeremi Pino on the stroke of full time. He has featured in four UEFA Champions League game this season and scored once.

Meanwhile, Dusan Vlahovic put the visitors ahead after 32 second, but Spanish midfielder Dani parejo levelled the tie for Villarreal in the 66th minute.

Both sides will meet for the second leg at the Allianz Stadium in Turin next week.

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