Buffon had made errors in his previous two games for club and country which
resulted in goals, but returned to his supreme best at the women
magista obra Parc OL to keep a hard-earned clean sheet.
The 38-year-old spurned Alexandre Lacazette from the penalty women
mercurial vapor spot before producing a reflex save of the highest
quality to keep Nabil Fekir's deflected strike out.
Mario Lemina was sent off shortly after that stop to tilt the balance of play
firmly in the hosts' favour, but again Buffon stood in their way.
And substitute Cuadrado completed the smash and grab in fitting style,
slamming home a mesmeric goal worthy of following his captain's fine earlier
Victory keeps Massimiliano Allegri's side top of Group H and a win over Lyon
mercurial superfly their fortress Juventus Stadium next time out
will secure progression to the last 16.With both sides deploying three-man
defences, space to attack was at a premium and chances were similarly
Gonzalo Higuain had Juve's best opportunity of the opening half, latching
onto Alex Sandro's throughball, but Anthony Lopes saved easily as the striker
blasted goalwards from an acute angle.
Roared on by ceaseless chanting from their home fans, Lyon picked up the pace
and had the chance to move ahead when Leonardo Bonucci hauled down Mouctar
Diakhaby as a corner arrived, but Buffon spurned Lacazette from the spot low to
Having survived that women soccer
cleats scare, Juve should have been ahead themselves at the break,
but Lopes produced a stunning save to repel Higuain's firm header before Bonucci
nodded wide from six yards with women ace 16
purecontrol the last touch of the first half.