Wednesday March 18th, 2015

Juventus wasted little time adding to its 2-1 aggregate lead over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday. 

Carlos Tevez provided the early breakthrough, lashing a stunning, third-minute strike from way outside of the box to give Juventus a 1-0 lead (3-1 on aggregate) at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League round of 16. The shot came from a long way out, but the power and accuracy of the strike pushed it just beyond the grasp of Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller and into the back of the net. 

If that seems like what is commonly referred to as a "pure" strike, that's because it is. Check out this angle–no spin on that ball whatsoever. 


Not bad, Mr. Tevez. Not bad at all. The goal is Tevez's fifth in the Champions League this season, and 22nd with Juventus in all competitions. 

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