'It's nice to be a part of a great goal like that' - Buffon reserves special praise for Oscar

Gianluigi Buffon has lavished praise on Chelsea midfielder Oscar following his wonder strike against Juventus in Wednesday's 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge.

The Serie A champions fell two goals behind following a double from the Brazilian, but it was his second of the night which caught the imagination of the Bianconeri No.1, while he did not approve of his net being breached, he was impressed by the quality of the finish.

"Oscar turned on a sixpence and put the ball under the bar," Buffon told Uefa.com after the game.

"I won’t say it’s nice to concede a goal, but it’s still nice to be a part of a great goal like that. Compliments to him."

The goalkeeper then went onto express his satisfaction with Juve's second-half comeback, as Arturo Vidal and Fabio Quagliarella scored late on to rescue the side a point on their return to European competition.

"We played a good match and deserved to draw and as such we are very happy," the goakeeper added.

"They also had chances to score, but in the end we played well, attacked and tried to win. A draw isn't a bad result. 

"We are happy to be here. It is two years since we've been in this tournament and two years of disappointment, but last year we had a great season and we deserved to be here this evening."

Juve resume league action on Saturday when they host Chievo.

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