Juventus lost against Sassuolo 4:2 in Serie A and even after the defeat, the game will be remembered last goal for the locals. Already in stoppage time and three minutes before the end, the Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny He took a free kick near the left corner of his defense. He had previously called on his companions to attack. He tried to lean on his partner Federico Gatti, central defender, who was outside the penalty area, on the other side of the field. After receiving the ball and being put under pressure by an opponent, Gatti tried to give the ball back to his goalkeeper, so to speak not a glance past: He was already looking away when he made the (mis)pass. But the security guard just returned from his original position. He watched in disbelief as Vecchia Signora scored the most unusual goal of the year.
The Polish archer He had already made a mistake with Sassuolo’s first goal: a shot from the young Frenchman Arnaud Lauriente It slipped through his hands and marked the start of the scoring. They hadn’t even passed yet 13 minutes of the game. And the Polish goalkeeper in there Qatar 2022 made another mistake during the third conquest of the locals, the work of Andrea Pinamonti: After a shot from Laurienté, he hit a long rebound in the middle, which the Italian striker took advantage of to score the goal. The fourth win, mistakes included, was the result of a disastrous afternoon for the former Arsenal (England) goalkeeper.
Was that First defeat for the Juventino team this season, and the goals of Matías Viña (against) and the Italian Federico Chiesa were useless. “I have already said that this will be a complicated game,” said the Juventus coach. Massimiliano Allegri, after the defeat at Mapei Stadium. “I knew it was a risk, but we lost because we lacked the winning mentality,” concluded the coach, admitting that defeat “allows no excuses.”
“They scored our first goal when we first arrived” Allegri continued. And he explained: “Now all we have to do is keep quiet and work hard.” I’m thinking about Tuesday’s game with the surprising Lecce (Guardians of Inter and Milan, who won this Saturday and overtook their classic rival at the top of the table).
Lecce and Inter (which will visit the last game, Empoli, this Sunday in the continuity of the fifth appointment) They are the only ones undefeated remains in the championship after the defeat of Juventus. Looking ahead to the clash with the Roberto D’Aversa-led side, Allegri said he might try “some changes in the formation”. Changes that he explained with the need to regulate the energy more than with some individual performances of his players that were not up to par this Saturday.
“He’s our starting goalkeeper,” said Allegri after the game against Szczesny… “It’s an ugly mistake, but it didn’t affect the result” Allegri stressed as he also defended Gatti, assuring that “he was wrong and will be wrong because it is normal for this to happen, although we must be more attentive.” “One should not be depressed about this.”