Standing ovation: Special honor for Chiellini and Dybala
The purely sporty one this Monday evening at the end of the 37th and thus penultimate Series A game day-especially since it is already certain for the domestic Juventus (4th place, Napoli from 3rd place) also so as not to avoid much more went.
Rather, it became emotional, after all, it was for the 28-year-old Dybala (not extended, goal open) and also the 37-year-old veteran Chiellini the last home game after many years with the old lady. The Chiellini, which is active in over 550 competitive games, was considered with standing ovation and applause was showered – especially when the defense line symbolically replaced its 17 juve years after 17 minutes played in a loud atmosphere in the Turin stadium.
How important the nine -time master and five -time cup winner for Juventus was, his years of defense partner Bonucci had previously underlined with a suitable quote: “We will always be connected by this invisible thread, which accompanied us on the field, in thousands of football battles, in Siegen And in the most difficult moments. Thank you, captain! “
Milinkovic-Savic meets the farewell
Incidentally, it also went really well for the host on this evening: Although the team from Rome hoping for the Europa League participation also mixed diligently and brave, but the goals made the old lady.
After a strong Morata flank, Vlahovic – his 24th goal of the season (three behind the injured Lazio star Immobile) – initially netted – up close via header to 1-0 (10th minute). After 36 pointer turns and after a strong introduction of Dybala via hoe, Morata also increased with a remarkable Schlenzer in the top right – the 2-0 break was thus produced.
After the restart, Juve managed too much, also defensively acted too passively – and promptly caught the 1: 2. A dangerous Cataldi corner was directed here by Patric on Perin’s box before accident raven Alex Sandro clarified in his rescue campaign into his own network (51.). From then on, the Turin construct was better and defended it 2: 1 to late injury time.
“Ciao, La Joya”: The Juve fans thanked Paulo Dybala for the Juve years. Imago/Gribaudi/ImagePephoto
Here, however, the Romans still had an ace in the sleeve – in the middle of the continuous thanks to Chiellini and Dybala, which had been replaced in the final phase directly under applause and had started his farewell round in the stadium: After a conclusion of Basic, Keeper Perin fought back To the side, precisely in front of the feet of Milinkovic-Savic, the Serbe shot straight under the crossbar and thus secured its colors of European business. 5th place and the Europa League group phase is not yet certain despite three points ahead of city rival AS Rome (direct comparison).
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