Juventus defeated the MLS All-Stars 5-3 in a penalty-kick shootout after a 1-1 tie through 90 minutes at the MLS All-Star Game before a record crowd at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Wednesday. Bradley Wright-Phillips of the New York Red Bulls hit the post in the bottom of the fourth frame, opening the way for Mattia De Sciglio of Juventus to beat Columbus Crew goalie Zack Steffen and secure the victory.
Juventus in regulation scored first on a goal by Andrea Favilli in the 21st minute. Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez, the game’s MVP, made it 1-1 in the 26th minute. The fans wanted to see Martinez score, and he did not disappoint. The league’s top goal-scorer showed why with a brilliant goal.