Italian giants Juventus have reached the final four of the Champions League after holding on for a 0-0 draw with Monaco in their second-leg clash at the Stade Louis II.
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It was a gritty performance by the treble-chasing Italians as they qualified for the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 2003.
Juventus were under pressure for a majority of the first half, but the home side rarely tested veteran custodian Gianluigi Buffon.
Monaco, who defeated Arsenal in the previous round, lacked the cutting edge to as they struggled to create any clear-cut opportunities against its far more experienced opponents.
Geoffrey Kondogbia was perhaps Monaco’s most influential player and was unlucky not be given a penalty after he was sandwiched in the box by Arturo Vidal and Giorgio Chiellini.
It wasn’t the first controversial moment Chiellini was involved in after he was booked in the opening minute for a blatant handball.
Juventus’ win was made all the more impressive with star midfielder Paul Pogba missing the game through injury.
The 0-0 draw means Juventus become the first Italian side to reach the final four after Inter Milan’s glorious run in 2010.