UEFA Champions League: Juventus oust Copenhagen to relaunch pre-quarters bid

Antonio Conte's side ideally required a win against the Danes to relaunch what has been an uninspiring campaign, and after being frustrated on their way to a 1-1 draw in Copenhagen the Italian champions did not disappoint.

updated: November 28, 2013 10:16 IST
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Turin: Arturo VidalArturo Vidal scored a hat-trick, including two from the penalty spot, as Juventus relaunched their hopes of qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League with a rousing 3-1 win over Copenhagen on Wednesday.

With Real Madrid securing first place in Group B after a 4-1 win at home to Galatasaray, Juventus replaced the Turks in second place on six points and now hold a two-point lead on both Galatasaray and Copenhagen.

Sitting bottom of the group with no wins from four games, Juventus's backs were firmly against the wall.

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