Arturo Vidal Leads Juventus to a Much-Needed Win against FC Copenhagen

By Juan Pablo Aravena
Arturo Vidal
Courtesy of Arturo Vidal’s official Facebook page

Juventus had their backs against the wall prior to the game against FC Copenhague at the Juventus Stadium.

La Vecchia Signora only had three points in their previous four games as they sit in the last place of the standings. The Italian outfit was winless so far in the Champions League, and they needed to get the three points to maintain their chances of playing in the next round.

It was a tough match for Juventus but Arturo Vidal stepped it up when it matter the most. The Chilean midfielder scored an amazing hat-trick as the current Serie A champions won the game 3-1 and moved to second place in Group B with only one match left to be played.

Juventus started attacking early and often, but they were able to score the first goal at the 28th minute after Vidal netted home from the penalty spot. Things appeared to get complicated early in the second half when Olof Mellberg tied the game, but the Chile international was decided to turn the game around for his squad.

A second penalty scored by Vidal in the 61st minute gave Juventus the lead again and only two minutes later, the playmaker took advantage of a good cross from Paul Pogba to head the ball into the back of the net, putting a definitive score in the match.

Vidal’s incredible hat-trick lifted Juventus to a much-needed win as they will now decide their fate against Galatasaray. The Italian side will have the upper hand prior to the start of the game and if Vidal is able to replicate today’s performance against Didier Drogba and company, they will have a good chance to move into the next round.

Juan Pablo Aravena is a sports writer for Follow him on Twitter @jparavenarant or add him to your network on Google

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