Juventus forward Federico Chiesa is adamant that the Old Lady did enough to qualify for the Champions League quarterfinals ahead of FC Porto.
Federico Chiesa spoke to reporters immediately after the second leg of the last 16 tie with Porto at the Allianz Stadium in Turin. Federico Chiesa was visibly disappointed that Juventus didn't secure a place in the last eight of the competition. He told Sky Sports Italia that the players were determined to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Federico Chiesa is one of the most talented young players in Italian football at the moment and he definitely played his part with three goals over the two legs against Portuguese giants Porto. Chiesa the only goal for Juventus in the first leg which ended in a 2-1win for hosts Porto. Iranian football star forward Mehdi Taremi scored the opening goal of that first leg for Porto in the first half before Malian international Moussa Marega added a second goal after the break. Italian football star Chiesa would go on to score two goals against FC Porto in the second leg, which ended in a 3-2 win for Juventus ay the Allianz Stadium at the end of extra time. The result was not good for Juventus as they were eliminated by their Champions League last 16 opponents via the away goals rule.
For Federico Chiesa and Juventus, attention will now turn to the Italian Serie A and the Coppa Italia final with Atalanta later this year. Chiesa will also be looking forward to the European Championships this summer. The Juventus attacker is expected to be one of the stars of Italian football at the tournament.