Juventus score late to secure a draw against Bologna

Juventus’ Champions League hopes suffered a blow as they were held by nine-man Bologna at Allianz Stadium. Marko Arnautovic’s 11th Serie A goal of the season gave Bologna the lead seven minutes after half-time. Juve’s hopes were boosted when Bologna’s Adama Soumaoro and Gary Medel were sent off late in the second half. Dusan Vlahovic eventually rescued a point for…

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Juventus knocked out of Champions League by Villarreal

Villarreal scored three late goals to move into the Champions League quarter-finals as Juventus went out in the last 16 for a third successive year. The Spanish side did not have a shot on target before substitute Gerard Moreno converted a 78th-minute penalty after Daniele Rugani fouled Francis Coquelin. Defender Pau Torres added a second when he finished from six…

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Juventus held by Venezia in a one-all stalemate

Juventus missed the chance to claim a third successive win in Serie A after being held 1-1 by Venezia. Former Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata broke the deadlock with a near-post finish from Luca Pellegrini’s cross. But the hosts equalised through Mattia Aramu’s curling finish from the edge of the area. Juventus remain six points behind fourth-placed Atalanta, who travel to…

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Juventus returns to winning ways with victory over Salernitana

Juventus bounced back from consecutive defeats by beating Salernitana. The hosts are bottom of Serie A in their first season and in the top flight since 1999. They were the ideal opposition for Juventus after their 4-0 defeat at Chelsea and 1-0 home loss to Atalanta. Paulo Dybala hammered in their opener before Giorgio Chiellini had a goal ruled out…

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Juventus sets new away record with Zenit win

Dejan Kulusevski’s late header helped Juventus extend their winning start to this season’s Champions League with victory over Zenit St Petersburg. The Swedish substitute headed in Mattia de Sciglio’s cross via the inside of the far post with four minutes to go. It was one of only two efforts on target for Massimiliano Allegri’s side, with Weston McKennie denied by…

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Juventus register second Serie A win against Torino

Juventus struck four minutes from time to secure victory in the Turin derby their second Serie A win this season. Manuel Locatelli kept his nerve to finish calmly from the edge of the area. Torino had kept Juventus at bay for much of the game. The Old Lady managed to stop a run of conceding goals. One match short of…

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Maurizio Sarri joins Lazio as head coach

Lazio have confirmed Maurizio Sarri will be their new manager with a hilarious cigarette tweet. The 62-year-old will take charge of the Serie A giants and they poked fun at the ex-Chelsea boss’ chain smoking habit on Twitter. The Rome based side were said to be in advanced talks with the Italian last week. And they have all-but confirmed he will…

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Massimiliano Allegri set to join Juventus

Juventus are close to announcing the return of Massimiliano Allegri as their head coach. Allegri is set to replace Andrea Pirlo according to Sky in Italy. He is expected to sign a contract with Juventus in the next 24 hours. The 53-year-old has been out of work since May 2019. He left the Turin club to be replaced by Maurizio…

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Juventus edge Atalanta to Coppa Italia victory

Federico Chiesa’s cool finish earned Andrea Pirlo his first major trophy as Juventus manager. This came after Juventus beat Atalanta 2-1 in the Coppa Italia final. The final was played in front of 4,300 fans at Sassuolo’s Mapei Stadium. Chiesa, had earlier hit the post from Cristiano Ronaldo’s neat backheel. This time around, he exchanged passes with Dejan Kulusevski to…

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I won’t step aside – Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo claims that he will not stand down from his role as Juventus head coach. Pirlo’s side got another major setback against AC Milan on Sunday but the Italian insists he won’t resign. Rookie boss Pirlo watched from the sidelines as the Bianconeri were dismantled 3-0 at home by their rivals. The heavy loss came just a week after Juventus…

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