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VIDEO: USMNT’s Fabian Johnson scores his first UCL goal for Gladbach

FC Bayern Muenchen v Borussia Moenchengladbach - Bundesliga

MUNICH, GERMANY - MARCH 22: Fabian Johnson of Moenchengladbach celebrates with his team mate Oskar Wendt after the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Borussia Moenchengladbach at Allianz Arena on March 22, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images For MAN)

Alexander Hassenstein

Fabian Johnson scored the first Champions League goal of his career, giving Borussia Monchengladbach a 1-0 first-half lead over Juventus.

After falling-out with Jurgen Klinsmann and being sent home from the USMNT camp, Johnson has continued to play well for Gladbach, and was rewarded with a big goal in the Champions League.

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Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini slipped up in the box and was unable to clear a cross, as the ball fell to Raffael. Raffael fed Johnson, who fired a right-footed shot past Gigi Buffon.

However, Stephan Lichsteiner would equalize for Juventus later in the half, as the sides went into the break tied at one.