Juventus avoids Olympiakos' upset bid in Champions League
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus scored twice in as many minutes to rescue a 3-2 victory at home to Olympiakos and keep its hopes of qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages alive.
Paul Pogba netted his first Champions League goal in the 66th minute, moments after Olympiakos goalkeeper Roberto had turned into his own net. Delvin N'Dinga had headed Olympiakos in front just four minutes earlier to stun the home fans.
Juventus dominated the match and had gone in front in the 21st minute thanks to a trademark Andrea Pirlo free kick in his 100th appearance among Europe's elite, but the lead was wiped out within three minutes by an Alberto Botia header.
Roberto fingertipped Arturo Vidal's penalty onto the bar in stoppage time.
Atletico Madrid won 2-0 at Malmo to move top of Group A with nine points, three ahead of Juventus and Olympiakos.