Porto coach Sergio Conceicao said his side used their brains to get past Juventus in Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 second leg after playing with 10 men for more than an hour in the 3-2 defeat after extra-time, which sent them through on away goals.
Leading 2-1 from the first leg and then going a goal up on the night thanks to Sergio Oliveira’s penalty, they held off a surge of attacks from Juve in the second half and extra-time after Mehdi Taremi was sent off in the 54th minute.
Federico Chiesa’s double looked to have given Juve momentum for the extra period but Porto found another away goal with a free kick from Oliveira and survived the remaining minutes after Adrien Rabiot scored to level the tie 4-4 on aggregate.
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