Chilean playmaker Arturo Vidal shined for Italian giants Juventus, who won 3-1 against Danish outfit Copenhagen.

Vidal scored twice from the penalty spot, either side of Olof Mellberg equaliser and netted the third in the second half to take his tally to five goals in five games in the Champions League.

Juventus made nine changes from the game from at the weekend, with Leonardo Bonucci replacing Claudio Marchisio. The visitors introduced Claudemir and Christian Bolanos for Cesar Santin and Igor Vetokele.

The first chance came in the seventh minute, when Paul Pogba beat the offside trap, but his shot was weak and went wide.

In the 29th minute Jacobsen handled a cross in the box and the referee gave a penalty for Juventus.

Arturo Vidal steppes up and scored his third penalty in the Champions League. He made a very cool-blooded finish with kicking the ball low to Wiland's right.

The Bianconeri were dominant as the half wore on, but didn't scored a second.

Copenhagen penalised this in the second half, when Olof Mellberg hooked the ball from 10 yards after Juve's defence failed to clear a long throw from the left.

Yet the parity lasted just five minutes when Mellberg fauled Llorente in the box, giving Juve a second penalty.

Vidal again stepped up and scored to restore their advance in the 61th minute.

The Chilean completed his hat-trick, when he scored a header from a Paul Pogba's left wing cross.

The win rased Juve to second place, two points ahead of Galatasaray, whom they play in the final round.

The Bianconeri now need just one point from their next game to progress in the knockout stages.

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