WATCH: Juventus goes down to Melbourne Victory in ICC tie
The Italian champions named a young squad to go up against their Australian opponents in their ICC opener, losing in a penalty shootout.
Carlos Blanco’s stunning strike was the highlight of the game as Juventus lost to Melbourne Victory on penalties in the sides’ International Championship Cup opener.
The Spaniard floated a 50-yard shot over the head of Melbourne goalkeeper Lawrence Thomas following his hopeful clearance.
The A-League side drew level through Jai Inham with just seven minutes left on the clock, taking the game to a penalty shoot-out.
Melbourne came out victorious when Stefano Padovan missed the decisive penalty for the Italian champions.
The original version of this story which was published by goal.com Serie A can be viewed here.
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