Juve historically bad: Koulibaly decides failure festival in Maradona

SSC Napoli has also won its third game of the season. For record champions Juventus, however, the 2-1 defeat means a historic negative.

He’s looking after it again: Juve keeper Wojciech Szczesny (on the ground).

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The first three games without a win threatened – that had only happened once for Juve in Serie A, 2015/16 under the current coach Massimiliano Allegri. And then the old lady, who, in addition to the battered Chiesa, was also missing a number of national players from South American nations who were still in action on Friday night, was initially played against the wall in the Diego Armando Maradona stadium.

The home side had more than 80 percent possession of the ball, but in one moment they were completely beside themselves: Manolas was the last man to let Morata lose the ball, which ran towards the goal and overcame Ospina from an acute angle (10th). On the other hand, the Neapolitans did not succeed in converting their (ball) dominance into opportunities. Instead, Kulusevski almost scored again for Juve (43.).

After the break, Bianconeri who had previously become more active got to feel the strength of their hosts again, who were also able to reward themselves this time: Like Juve at the beginning of the first half, the SSC was given a little gift because Szczesny was not the first faux pas in this against Insignes Schlenzer still young season allowed. Politano was spot on and dusted off from an acute angle (57th).

No goal is scored without a mistake

As a result, the game experienced its most promising phase, McKennie over there (59th) and Insigne over there (60th) sniffed the second goal. It was an exhausting top game, for example Naples’ insignia had to be replaced. But it was also an only partially balanced top game in which the home side almost consistently looked closer to victory.

How this finally came about fit into the overall picture: Returning Kean, who came as an attacker for the final phase, involuntarily checked his own keeper after a corner – Szczesny actually parried strongly. However, the Pole was powerless against Koulibaly’s follow-up (86th).

Goals and cards

Morata (10′)

Politano (57′)

Koulibaly (85′)

SSC Naples


Juventus Turin


Referee team
Massimiliano Irrati

Massimiliano Irrati

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Diego Armando Maradona

While the Partenopei were able to collect all nine possible points, the Turinese are at a worrying low after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo. After the CL kick-off in Malmö on Tuesday, the next tough thing is waiting: Milan is coming to Turin.

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