The Old Lady as they are popularly called, hails from the football crazy town of Turin in Italy. They had been one of the most successful clubs in Europe, albeit Italy and have had a galaxy of stars donning the famous black and white stripes, namely Zidane, Pirlo, Del Piero, Canavarro and Cristiano Ronaldo to name a few. We have a look at the 10 wins that defined the club and made them who they are.
10. Juventus 3 – 0 FC Barcelona, 2017 UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals
Juve had been defeated in two finals previously by the Blaugrana and this match was a point where they could prove their best against one of the World’s best, FC Barcelona.
Juve flew off the blocks, defeated Barca 3-0 at home thanks to a stunning Dybala show and then the MSN trio at Camp Nou to a 0-0 draw. Super stuff!
9. Juventus 2 – 1 Lazio, 2015 Copa Italia Final
One of the many feathers in Allegri’s cap, Juve got the better of a stubborn and gritty Lazio in the Cup final at Stadio Olimpico even after going behind really early.
Goals from Giorgio Chiellini and Alessandro Matri meant Juve cancelled out Lazio’s only goal to lift the coveted trophy.
8. Juventus 1 – 0 AC Milan, 2016 Copa Italia Final
The following year, Allegri and Juve followed up their domestic double with another double as they dominate the league and defeated Allegri’s former employers AC Milan in the Final of the Copa Italia thanks to a 110th minute goal from Real Madrid loanee Álvaro Morata.
7. Juventus 2 – 1 Real Madrid, 2015 UEFA Champions League Semifinals
Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid would go on to dominate the continental prize for three straight years after this edition.
So, when Allegri’s Juve got the better of Ancelotti’s Real in the semis of 2015 Champions League, it was a victory well cherished. Juve won 2-1 in Turin and followed it up with a 1-1 draw in Madrid to proceed to the Final of the Champions League.
6. Juventus 3 – 2 Atlético Madrid, 2018-19 UEFA Champions League Round of 16
Juventus brought in a certain Cristiano Ronaldo in 2018 from Real Madrid, the Portuguese superstar arriving at an age of 32, many considered his best years to be behind him.
However, he showed glimpses of what he could still be at Juve as his hat trick helped the Old Lady overcome Atlético Madrid in the Round of 16 despite falling behind 2-0 in the first leg.
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5. Juventus 4 – 0 AC Milan, 2016 Copa Italia Final
Juve met arch-rivals Milan in the Final of the Copa Italia in 2018 once again with Juve’s fourth back to back doubles on the line.
Juve were brilliant on the night as they put 4 past a defense that also had their old boy Leonardo Bonucci. The win meant Juve became the only club to record four back to back Italian doubles.
4. Napoli 1 – 2 Juventus, 2018-19 La Liga
Napoli have been the only team to push Juve all the way in the title race for the past two years and when they met at Sao Paolo in March, 2019, Napoli had to win to stay in the race.
However, Juve were brilliant as a red card to Napoli goalie Perret meant Juve rocked home to a 2-1 victory thanks to a superb free kick from Miralem Pjanic.
3. Athletic Bilbao 0 – 1 Juventus, 1977 UEFA Cup Final
Juventus’ first European glory came holding the hands of legendary Juve coach Giovanni Trapatonni as they coasted to a 1-0 win over Spanish outfit Atheletic Bilbao in the Final of the UEFA Cup.
Juventus were still a force to be reckoned in Europe although they had made their mark in Italy.
2. Juventus 2 – 1 FC Porto, 1984 Cup Winners’ Cup Final
Juve beat Portuguese side Porto in the Final of the highly rated Cup Winners’ Cup Final of 1984 at the St. Jakub’s stadium in Basel, Switzerland with goals from Beniamino Vignola and Zbigniew Boniek.
The Cup was Juve’s second European success under Giovanni Trapattoni following the UEFA Cup in 1977.
1. Juventus 1 – 0 Liverpool, 1985 European Cup Final
Michel Platini starred as Juve got their hands on the elusive European Cup beating four time champions Liverpool in the Final .
The Italian giants defended tightly and attacked on counters as Platini’s goal decided the game in favor of the Old Lady.