MONZA. Monza defeats Juventus 1-0 after C. Gytkjaer scored just 1 goal (74′). Monza was vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.
A. Di Maria received a red card (40′). This red card was one of the reason why Juventus lost the match.
The match was played at the U-Power Stadium stadium in Monza on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Fabio Maresca with the assistance of Emanuele Prenna and Pasquale De Meo. The 4th official was Luca Massimi. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 23.9 degrees Celsius or 75.04 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 20%.
Monza was in firm control of the ball 61% while Juventus was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Monza was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Monza won the match.
Monza shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Juventus shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.
Monza received 2 yellow cards (P. Ciurria and L. Caldirola). On the other side, Juventus received 1 yellow card (Bremer).
Also, Juventus didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after A. Di Maria (Juventus) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (40′).
After this encounter, Monza will have 1 points to stay in the 20th place. On the opposite side, Juventus will stay with 10 points like Torino to stay in the 8th place.
A. Di Maria
M. De Sciglio
Juventus will host Bologna on the 2nd of October with a 20-1 head to head statistic in favor of Juventus (7 draws).
Monza: Formation and Lineups
Monza started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Giovanni Stroppa chose to play with the following team: Michele Di Gregorio , Marlon , Pablo Marí , Armando Izzo , Patrick Ciurria , Nicolò Rovella , Stefano Sensi , Carlos Augusto , Matteo Pessina , Gianluca Caprari and Dany Mota .
Monza made 5 changes: S. Sensi for A. Barberis (54′), Dany Mota for C. Gytkjaer (54′), Marlon for L. Caldirola (55′), G. Caprari for A. Colpani (69′) and Carlos Augusto for S. Birindelli (84′).
Top player: Armando Izzo
Probably the most impressive player in Monza was Armando Izzo even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 58 passes (94% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 2 crosses.
Juventus: Formation and Lineups
Juventus started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Massimiliano Allegri played with: Mattia Perin , Mattia De Sciglio , Federico Gatti , Bremer , Danilo , Weston McKennie , Leandro Paredes , Fabio Miretti , Ángel Di María , Dušan Vlahović and Filip Kostić .
Juventus made 3 changes: F. Kostic for M. Kean (78′), F. Miretti for N. Fagioli (86′) and M. De Sciglio for M. Soule (86′).
Top player: Weston McKennie
The player who no doubt impressed Juventus the most was Weston McKennie.
His rating iswith 24 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A