Serie A: Genoa recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over Juventus 2-1

GENOVA. Genoa was capable to turn the table against Juventus to win 2-1.


GENOVA. Genoa was able to turn the table against Juventus to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Juventus to strike first with a goal of P. Dybala at the 49′. Then it was a goal in the 87′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, D. Criscito gave the win to Genoa in the 90′ minute with a penalty. Juventus lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genova on Friday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Simone Sozza with the assistance of Sergio Ranghetti and Mauro Vivenzi. The 4th official was Juan Luca Sacchi. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 11.4 degrees Celsius or 52.56 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 77%.​

Match Statistics

Juventus was in firm control of the ball 58% while Genoa was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Genoa was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Genoa won the match.

Genoa shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Juventus shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target.


Genoa received 2 yellow cards (F. Melegoni and M. Badelj). On the other side, Juventus received 3 yellow cards (P. Dybala, D. Rugani and Arthur).

After playing this match, Genoa will have 25 points to stay in the 19th place. On the other side, Juventus will stay with 69 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 29'

    P. Dybala

  • 34'

    D. Rugani

  • 43'

    F. Melegoni

  • 44'


  • 46'

    M. Frendrup

    P. Galdames

  • 49'

    P. Dybala

  • 58'

    K. Yeboah

    M. Portanova

  • 59'

    C. Ekuban

    F. Melegoni

  • 60'

    D. Zakaria


  • 60'

    Alex Sandro

    J. Cuadrado

  • 69'

    A. Gudmundsson

    M. Destro

  • 74'

    A. Morata

    D. Vlahovic

  • 74'

    F. Bernardeschi

    F. Miretti

  • 78'

    M. Badelj

  • 80'

    M. Ake

    P. Dybala

  • 87'

    A. Gudmundsson

    N. Amiri

  • 90'

    D. Criscito (Penalty)

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Genoa will play away with Napoli on the 15th of May with a 16-7 head to head statistic in favor of Napoli (6 draws).

Juventus will host Lazio on the 16th of May with a 24-5 head to head statistic in favor of Juventus (9 draws).

Genoa: Formation and Lineups

Genoa started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Alexander Blessin chose to play with the following team: Salvatore Sirigu (6.8), Silvan Hefti (7.0), Mattia Bani (7.4), Leo Østigård (6.8), Domenico Criscito (6.5), Milan Badelj (7.2), Pablo Galdames (7.2), Filippo Melegoni (6.6), Nadiem Amiri (8.1), Manolo Portanova (6.8) and Mattia Destro (6.1).


Genoa made 4 changes: P. Galdames for M. Frendrup (46′), M. Portanova for K. Yeboah (58′), F. Melegoni for C. Ekuban (59′) and M. Destro for A. Gudmundsson (69′).

Top player: Nadiem Amiri

The player who no doubt impressed Genoa the most was Nadiem Amiri even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.1) with 38 passes (92% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 7 crosses.

Juventus: Formation and Lineups

Juventus started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Massimiliano Allegri played with: Wojciech Szczęsny (6.8), Juan Cuadrado (6.8), Leonardo Bonucci (7.2), Daniele Rugani (6.4), Mattia De Sciglio (6.8), Fabio Miretti (6.8), Arthur (7.1), Adrien Rabiot (7.1), Paulo Dybala (8.2), Dušan Vlahović (6.6) and Moise Kean (6.2).


Juventus made 5 changes: Arthur for D. Zakaria (60′), J. Cuadrado for Alex Sandro (60′), D. Vlahovic for A. Morata (74′), F. Miretti for F. Bernardeschi (74′) and P. Dybala for M. Ake (80′).

Top player: Paulo Dybala

The player who no doubt impressed Juventus the most was Paulo Dybala.

His rating is (8.2) with 1 goal, 49 passes (75% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross. He hit the woodwork once times.

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