Ferencvaros vs Juventus: Morata scores brace as Old Lady cruise to 4-1 win

Ferencvaros vs Juventus: Morata scores brace as Old Lady cruise to 4-1 win

- Ferencvaros vs Juventus ended in a 4-1 win in favour of the Italian giants

- Alvaro Morata scored a spectacular brace to inspire the Old Lady to victory

- Franck Boli's goal at the death turned out a mere consolation for the Hungarian side

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Alvaro Morata's brace and Paulo Dybala's goal inspired Juventus to a crucial 4-1 victory over Ferencvaros at the Puskas Arena in their third group G encounter.

The Old Lady quickly bounced back to winning ways after losing 2-0 to Barcelona in their last outing at the Allianz Stadium to revive their chances of making it through to the next round

It would be recalled that Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele scored the goals that help the Catalans claim maximum points in Italy last month.

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The result perhaps informed Andre Pirlo's move to name a strong line up against Ferencvaros as Cristiano Ronaldo made his Champions League return following his recovery from coronavirus.

Ferencvaros vs Juventus: Morata scores brace as Old Lady storm to 4-1 win
Ferencvaros vs Juventus ended in a 4-1 win in favour of the Italian giants. Photo by Laszlo Szirtesi.
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The Portuguese talisman played an integral part in their win over the Hungarian side as he set up Morata for the Old Lady's second goal in the 60th minute of the encounter.

Morata had previously netted the opener just seven minutes into the match before completing his brace of the night in the second half.

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Paulo Dybala put the game to bed in the 73rd minute, before Lasha Dvali's own goal handing Juve a 4-0 comfortable lead.

Franck Boli's goal at the death turned out a mere consolation for the Hungarian side who laboured through the meeting.

The victory has Pirlo's men sitting second on Group G with six points, three behind toppers Barca who have won all their three opening fixtures including their Wednesday meeting against Dynamo Kyiv.

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Ferencvaros vs Juventus: Morata scores brace as Old Lady storm to 4-1 win
Ferencvaros vs Juventus saw Ronaldo return to action in the UCL after his recovery from coronavirus. Photo by Laszlo Szirtesi.
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Ferencvaros are tied with Dynamo Kyiv at the bottom of the pool with a point each.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Former Juventus defender Pasquale Bruno has accused Cristiano Ronaldo of disrespecting his teammate by simply refusing to learn how to speak Italian.

The 35-year-old forward joined the Old Lady in the summer of 2018 after ending his nine-year reign with Real Madrid.

He became an instant hit for the Bianconeri after helping them win back-to-back Serie A titles in his first two seasons.

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