MADRID (AP) — Finding itself in trouble again against Juventus in the Champions League, Atlético Madrid just kept pushing.
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Cristiano Ronaldo was among several regular players who didn't start though defending champion Juventus nevertheless eased into the quarterfinals of the Italian Cup on Saturday.
Juventus, which achieved the league and cup double in the past four seasons, won at Bologna 2-0 and will next face Atalanta or Cagliari.
ROME (AP) — Juventus scored two late goals to rescue a 3-2 win over 10-man Inter Milan in a wild Derby d'Italia on Saturday and stay on track for a record-extending seventh straight Serie A title.
Juan Cuadrado and Gonzalo Higuain scored in the final four minutes as Juventus moved four points ahead of Napoli, which visits Fiorentina on Sunday in a tense title race.
"This is the hunger, pride and thirst for victory that this squad possesses. We will fight to the death to win," Higuain said.
MILAN (AP) — Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado believes his team will treat Tuesday's Champions League first leg against Real Madrid "like a final".
"They're a fantastic side but we need to focus on our own game: we'll play as if it were a final," Cuadrado said ahead of the last-eight meeting.
MILAN (AP) — Leonardo Bonucci's goal on his return to former team Juventus ultimately counted for nothing as the Bianconeri beat AC Milan 3-1 to move four points clear in Serie A on Saturday.
"It was pre-written," Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri said. "He scored on his return but Juventus won, no one could have imagined a better night."
PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) — Juventus advanced to the round of 16 in the Champions League on Tuesday, beating Olympiakos 2-0 on goals from Juan Cuadrado and Federico Bernardeschi.
With Barcelona already through, the result saw the Greek team end its European run without a victory in Group D. Third-place Sporting Lisbon continues in the Europa League.
Cuadrado lunged forward to meet a cross from Alex Sandro and beat Olympiakos goalkeeper Silvio Proto in the 15th minute.
MILAN (AP) — Last-place Benevento threatened a major shock in Turin before Juventus eventually fought back to win 2-1 Sunday and close the gap on leader Napoli in Serie A.
Benevento had not picked up a single point in its previous 11 league games — the worst start in the division's history — but took a surprise lead through Amato Ciciretti in the 19th minute.
That lead lasted nearly 40 minutes before Gonzalo Higuain leveled. Juan Cuadrado scored what was to prove the winner in the 65th.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus rested top players ahead of the Champions League and still eased to a 3-0 victory over Chievo Verona to maintain its perfect start to the Serie A on Saturday.
Second-half goals from substitute Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain sealed the win after an own goal by Chievo midfielder Perparim Hetemaj.
Juventus visits Barcelona in the Champions League group stage on Tuesday.
ROME (AP) — If there's one player who has benefited directly from coach Massimiliano Allegri's daring five-forward formation at Juventus, it's winger Juan Cuadrado.
After rejoining Juventus on loan from Chelsea at the start of the season, the speedy Colombia winger was given room to show off his attacking skills when Allegri deployed his 4-2-3-1 formation in January.
ROME (AP) — Juventus clinched a record sixth straight Serie A title with a 3-0 win over relegation-threatened Crotone in the penultimate round on Sunday.
Mario Mandzukic gave Juventus the lead 12 minutes in by redirecting a cross from Juan Cuadrado, Paulo Dybala scored with a precise free kick shortly before the break and Alex Sandro added another with a header near the end.
MILAN (AP) — With a sixth straight Serie A title looking likely and another Italian Cup final on the horizon, Juventus has become almost obsessively focused on the Champions League.
There is a feeling in Turin that victory in Europe would crown its resurrection from relegation to Serie B in 2006 following a match-fixing scandal. But first, Juventus needs to get past FC Porto on Tuesday in the last 16, already holding 2-0 lead from the first leg.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Four forwards seems to be the way forward for Juventus.
Coach Massimiliano Allegri has unveiled a daring 4-2-3-1 formation in the past two matches, and the team has played some of its best soccer of the season.
The new system puts Miralem Pjanic in a deeper midfield role alongside Sami Khedira, with Juan Cuadrado, Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic sitting just behind Gonzalo Higuain.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta has revealed that Paul Pogba's agent will be paid 27 million euros ($30 million) for the player's record transfer to Manchester United.
Pogba returned to United in August for a world-record fee of $116 million.
LYON, France (AP) — Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon shrugged off recent uncharacteristic errors with an outstanding performance on Tuesday to help 10-man Juventus win 1-0 at Lyon in the Champions League.
Colombia midfielder Juan Cuadrado scored the winner in the 76th minute after cutting in down the right, beating full back Jeremy Morel and launching an unstoppable shot into the near top corner from the tightest of angles.
MILAN (AP) — Three of the biggest transfers in Serie A on deadline day saw players switch from the English Premier League to Italy's top league on Wednesday.
Manchester City and England goalkeeper Joe Hart completed a loan move to Torino, while Juan Cuadrado returned to Juventus on a three-year loan deal and Luis Alberto joined Lazio from Liverpool on a permanent basis.