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Roma grabs win from Juventus with 3-1 on home ground


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

02nd August, 2020
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Roma defeated Juventus with a 3-1 score as the Serie A champions finished their season.

Inter Milan took second place with a 2-0 win over direct rivals Atalanta in Bergamo, who fell to their first league defeat since January.

Juventus had already wrapped up their ninth straight league title and are looking towards their last 16 home game against Lyon next Friday when Maurizio Sarri’s side need to overturn a 1-0 first-leg deficit.

In no-mans-land on the opening goal, but at least managed to get a hand on the Roma penalty. Tek of Juventus made a superb save after the restart and then another from Perotti later in the game.

However Leonardo Bonucci had a decent enough game, pulled together some good passes from deep before being subbed off.

Perotti gave Roma the lead from the penalty spot before the break and six minutes into the second half.

Adrien Rabiot, probably the brightest of the midfield trio in the first half and his assist was a bit of smart thinking in a tight space

The season concludes on Sunday with Lecce and Genoa playing Parma and Hellas Verona respectivel hoping to avoid joining Brescia and SPAL down in Serie B.

The league standings will not be affected but a good way for Roma to sign off this Serie A campaign.

Juventus has some work to do ahead of its Champions League campaign. After going 39 games unbeaten at home. Juventus suffers a defeat.

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