FIRENZE. Juventus and Fiorentina draw 1-1. A. Milik scored the first goal (9′) for Juventus. C. Kouame settled the score 1-1 (29′). Fiorentina couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (60%)
L. Jovic missed a decisive penalty (43′). That would have allowed Fiorentina to win the match.
L. Jovic missed 1 penalty (43′) for Fiorentina.
The match was played at the Stadio Artemio Franchi stadium in Firenze on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Doveri who was helped by Stefano Alassio and Alberto Tegoni. The 4th official was Giovanni Ayroldi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 25.4 degrees Celsius or 77.74 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 78%.
Fiorentina was in firm control of the ball 60% while Juventus was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Fiorentina was more aggressive with 106 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Fiorentina to win the match.
Fiorentina shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Juventus shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target.
Fiorentina received 1 yellow card (S. Amrabat). On the opposite side, Juventus received 3 yellow cards (Alex Sandro, M. Locatelli and Danilo).
After this encounter, Fiorentina will have 5 points like Salernitana and Sassuolo to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Juventus will have 8 points like Napoli, Milan and Lazio to stay in the 5th place.
M. De Sciglio
A. Di Maria
L. Martinez Quarta
Fiorentina: Formation and Lineups
Fiorentina adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Vincenzo Italiano chose to play with the following team: Pietro Terracciano , Dodô , Nikola Milenković , Igor Júlio , Cristiano Biraghi , Antonín Barák , Sofyan Amrabat , Youssef Maleh , Christian Kouamé , Luka Jović and Riccardo Sottil .
Fiorentina made 5 changes: N. Milenkovic for L. Martinez Quarta (54′), Y. Maleh for R. Mandragora (62′), C. Kouame for J. Ikone (63′), L. Jovic for A. Cabral (79′) and A. Barak for S. Zurkowski (79′).
Top player: Christian Kouamé
The player who no doubt impressed Fiorentina the most was Christian Kouamé.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 19 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 4 crosses.
Juventus: Formation and Lineups
Also Juventus adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Massimiliano Allegri played with: Mattia Perin , Juan Cuadrado , Bremer , Danilo , Alex Sandro , Manuel Locatelli , Leandro Paredes , Weston McKennie , Ángel Di María , Arkadiusz Milik and Filip Kostić .
Juventus made 5 changes: A. Di Maria for M. De Sciglio (46′), J. Cuadrado for F. Miretti (64′), F. Kostic for M. Kean (65′), Alex Sandro for L. Bonucci (78′) and L. Paredes for N. Fagioli (83′).
Best player: Mattia Perin
The player that probably impressed the most for Juventus was the goalkeeper: Mattia Perin. His rating is 7.33. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 3 saves.
Results of the day
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