Wed May 10, 2017 9:54AM
Juventus' forward from Argentina Gonzalo Higuain (R) celebrate with teammates at the end of the UEFA Champions League semi final second leg football match Juventus vs Monaco, on May 9, 2017 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by AFP)
Juventus' forward from Argentina Gonzalo Higuain (R) celebrate with teammates at the end of the UEFA Champions League semi final second leg football match Juventus vs Monaco, on May 9, 2017 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by AFP)
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Juventus have booked their ticket for the final of the UEFA Champions League for the second time in 3 years, after they overcame Monaco 2-1 at home in the second leg and 4-1 on aggregate. 

The Old Lady produced plenty of goalmouth action throughout the game on Tuesday night. The Turin club found the breakthrough after the half-hour mark when Dani Alves picked out striker Mario Mandzukic with a pinpoint cross, and the Croatian buried the rebound after his header was saved by the keeper.

The Brazilian himself was on target just before the interval with a thunderous volley from distance, adding to his side’s advantage. Just when the Italian giants felt they had done enough, Mbappe cut the deficit, capitalizing on Moutinho's low cross with some 20 minutes remaining.

Massimiliano Allegri's men then held on for the win to set up the final showdown against either Real Madrid or Atletico in the Welsh capital of Cardiff on June 3rd as they will bid to claim the top prize in Europe for the first time in 21 years. Atletico host Real on Wednesday, trying to overturn a 3-0 first-leg defeat.