Juve beat Roma 1-0 in the big match of the eighth day of Serie A and returned to the Champions League area. With 14 points, after the fourth consecutive victory, Allegri’s team is one distance behind Mourinho’s Giallorossi, fourth at 15.
Roma started off with their foot on the accelerator and showed up a couple of times near the Juventus goal. Juventus, with a shrewd deployment, restart and break through in the 16 ‘with a header in collaboration between Bentancur and Kean. On a cross from De Sciglio, the Uruguayan midfielder horns and sends the ball to his teammate’s head: a trajectory comes out that mocked Rui Patricio, 1-0. Roma collects the blow and tries to react, despite Zaniolo’s muscle injury, forced to leave. At 42 ‘a key episode.
In a frantic action in the Juventus area, Orsato assigns the penalty to Roma before Abraham deposits the 1-1 ball on the net. No goals, there is a penalty for the Capitoline. Veretout from the spot is hypnotized by Szczesny, who protects the Juventus advantage. The script of the second half does not change: you fight for every ball, opportunities do not abound. Roma pushes, Juve makes a wall and the bunker holds up to the 90th.