Juve rescues attract first match after deduction


Juventus put apart their off-field troubles to rescue a 3-3 draw with Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday.

Massimiliano Allegri’s aspect had been enjoying their first match since being docked 15 factors on Friday by an Italian soccer courtroom investigating the membership’s switch dealings, leaving the previous third-placed membership marooned in mid-table.

Sunday’s end result left Juventus in ninth place with 23 factors, whereas Atalanta are fifth with 35 factors.

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“We have to keep doing our work, which is on the pitch. We must thank the players for what they did this evening, because I realise it is psychologically damaging to see yourself go from second or third place into 10th, it feels like having what you achieved taken away,” Allegri mentioned to DAZN.

“The players and the staff who worked around them are to be congratulated.”

Atalanta began the match strongly, having scored 13 targets of their final two video games in all competitions, and severely examined the Juventus defence.

“If you come to Turin just to defend, you will probably lose on a penalty or free kick. I always believe you need to score goals in these games or you don’t get a result,” Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini mentioned to DAZN.

Atalanta took the lead after 5 minutes when ahead Ademola Lookman managed to get to the sting of the field, the place his shot from an acute angle beat Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.

The hosts equalised within the twenty fifth minute when Angel Di Maria transformed a penalty given for a foul on Nicolo Fagioli by Ederson. Arkadiusz Milik accomplished the comeback with a volley contained in the field from Fagioli’s cross lower than 10 minutes later.

Atalanta wanted eight minutes of the second half to retake the lead, with Joakim Maehle equalising 35 seconds after the restart earlier than Lookman headed in his second of the evening within the 53rd minute.

Danilo equalised for Juventus within the sixty fifth minute with a well-placed low free kick.

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