Paulo Dybala – Juventus – Napoli – Italian League
Juventus’ victory was achieved thanks to the double of Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala, and Lorenzo Insigne scored the Napoli goal from the penalty spot.
The victory raised Juventus to 59 points, raising it to third place, one point behind runner-up Milan.
While Napoli fell to fifth place in the table with 56 points.
Damn matchYou might describe it when you realize that it was scheduled for October 4, 2020, the Bianconeri players came to the pitch and the Napoli players did not appear, and Juventus won by three points and a point deducted from the Partenopi.
Napoli did not play because of the city’s local authorities ’obligation not to travel after Elf Elmas and Piotr Zelensky were infected with the Corona virus.
Napoli gripped twice, and in the third, accepted his appeal and won the request for the match to be held again, with the point deduction raised.
The match was decided on the fourteenth of last March, but the Italian Federation decided to postpone the match again to the seventh of April.
On the other hand, the 21st round match (the third round of the second round) was a wake-up call for Gennaro Gattuso, who lost the local Super Cup to Juventus and with the team’s results retreating in the recent period.
Gattuso scored a 1-0 win at Diego Armando Maradona, and then the team completed a series of outstanding results, losing only one of the last 7 games in the Italian League.
While he entered the meeting today, Andrea Pirlo, which is his last chance in light of reports indicating the possibility of his departure after the recent decline in the team’s results in the league and the early European exit in front of Porto, Portugal.
Andrea Pirlo started the match with Gianluigi Buffon in goalkeeping, and Giorgio Chiellini also participated in the defense.
Giorgio Chiellini became the fourth most visible player in Juventus in all competitions, playing the 528th match.
The two attackers were led by Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata.
On the other hand, Gennaro Gattuso preferred to push Herving Lozanzo and Lorenzo Insigne, behind Dries Mertens, the historic goalscorer for the Partenopi.
Description of the match
The second minute saw a cross from Danilo from the left side that went over Cristiano Ronaldos header from inside the Six Yards.
In the 13th minute, the Portuguese scored the first goal in the first match, dribbling by Federico Chiesa from the right side, by which the Napoli defense duo skipped and sent a cross to Ronaldo, who shot the ball past Alex Merritt.
In the last quarter hour of the first half, Juventus demanded a penalty kick by Chiesa, and on the other hand a penalty kick by Zelensky, the referee refused to count them.
In the second half Lorenzo Insigne almost scored the equalizer for Napoli after passing through the Juventus defense duo, but his shot came easy in Buffon’s hand in the 59th minute.
And 21 minutes before the end of the first half, Paulo Dybala played instead of Alvaro Morata, returning after an absence since last January.
Fabian Ruiz almost scored the equalizer, but Buffon continued his brilliance in the 71st minute and saved it.
Dybala set the stage to widen the gap in the 73rd minute, after receiving the ball from Rodigo Bentancur and struck a ball from inside the penalty area to the right of the goalkeeper that landed in the net.
In the 89th minute, Napoli won a penalty kick that Lorenzo Insigne successfully translated to reduce the difference.
A goal was not enough, to write a new opportunity for Pirlo at the helm of Juventus.