TORINO. Juventus recovers against Salernitana with a goal on the A. Candreva 18′ and a penalty kick on the K. Piatek 45′. Juventus was definitely better in terms of ball possession (61%)
L. Bonucci missed a decisive penalty (90′). That would have allowed Juventus to win the match.
The match was played at the Allianz Stadium stadium in Torino on Sunday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Matteo Marcenaro with the assistance of Mattia Scarpa and Marco Trinchieri. The 4th official was Simone Sozza. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 17.3 degrees Celsius or 63.12 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 65%.
Juventus was in firm control of the ball 61% while Salernitana was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Juventus was putting more pressure with 48 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 8 were on target. However, that was not enough Juventus to win the match.
Juventus shot 21 times, 8 on target, 13 off target. Talking about the opposition, Salernitana shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.
Juventus received 4 yellow cards (L. Paredes, M. Kean, Bremer and A. Milik). Regarding the opposition, Salernitana received 4 yellow cards (G. Maggiore, F. Fazio, K. Piatek and L. Sepe).
A. Milik (Juventus) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (90′).
Also, Salernitana didn’t finish the match with 11 players after F. Fazio (Salernitana) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).
After this match, Juventus will have 10 points like Roma and Torino to hold in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Salernitana will have 7 points to sit in the 10th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Juventus will play away against Monza on the 18th of September with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Juventus (0 draws).
Salernitana will host Lecce on the 16th of September with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of Lecce (2 draws).
Juventus – Formation
Juventus started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Massimiliano Allegri decided to play with the following team: Mattia Perin, Juan Cuadrado , Leonardo Bonucci , Bremer , Mattia De Sciglio , Weston McKennie , Leandro Paredes , Fabio Miretti , Moise Kean , Dušan Vlahović and Filip Kostić .
The home team had on the bench: Danilo, Federico Gatti, Matías Soulé , Giovanni Garofani, Arkadiusz Milik , Alex Sandro , Nicolò Fagioli , Carlo Pinsoglio, Daniele Rugani and Samuel Iling.
Juventus made 5 changes: M. Kean for A. Milik (46′), M. De Sciglio for Alex Sandro (63′), F. Miretti for N. Fagioli (63′), F. Kostic for Danilo (79′) and J. Cuadrado for M. Soule (85′).
Best player: Alex Sandro
The most impressive player for Juventus was Alex Sandro.
His rating iswith 23 passes (95% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 63′.
Salernitana – Formation
Salernitana started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Davide Nicola played with: Luigi Sepe, Dylan Bronn , Flavius Daniliuc , Federico Fazio , Antonio Candreva , Tonny Vilhena , Giulio Maggiore , Lassana Coulibaly , Pasquale Mazzocchi , Krzysztof Piątek and Boulaye Dia .
These were the players on the bench: Erik Botheim, Jacopo De Matteis, Diego Valencia, Lorenzo Pirola, Federico Bonazzoli , Antonio Iervolino, Domagoj Bradarić, Vincenzo Fiorillo, Andrei Moțoc, Grīgorīs Kastanos , Junior Sambia, Norbert Gyömbér and Leonardo Capezzi.
Salernitana made 5 changes: K. Piatek for E. Botheim (61′), B. Dia for F. Bonazzoli (81′), G. Maggiore for G. Kastanos (81′), T. Vilhena for J. Sambia (90′) and T. Vilhena for J. Sambia (90′).
Best player: Luigi Sepe
The player that probably impressed the most for Salernitana was the goalkeeper: Luigi Sepe. His rating is 7.85. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 5 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.