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Juventus 1-2 Sassuolo: Juve fall to surprise injury-time defeat

Maxime Lopez
Maxime Lopez ran in behind the Juventus defence to chip Sassuolo to a historic win

Seventh-placed Juventus fell to their third Serie A defeat of the season as Maxime Lopez's injury-time strike gave Sassuolo a memorable win.

The mid-table visitors led when Davide Frattesi ran onto's Gregoire Defrel through ball to finish.

Weston McKennie looked to have rescued a point for Juventus with a header from Paulo Dybala's deep free-kick.

But Lopez ran onto Domenico Berardi's brilliant crossfield ball and chipped Mattia Perin with almost the last kick.

"These are the sorts of matches that you can't lose if you know you're not going to win them," said Massimiliano Allegri, who became only the third man to manage Juventus in 200 Serie A games.

"We need to think about how we handle games, you can't concede a goal like that on the counter. Juve never let in goals like today and it needs to never happen again."

They now sit 13 points behind leaders AC Milan.

Elsewhere, defending champions Inter Milan - in third place - won 2-0 at Empoli thanks to goals from Danilo D'Ambrosio and Federico Dimarco.

Jose Mourinho's Roma, who are fourth, came from behind to triumph 2-1 at bottom club Cagliari and end a three-game winless run.

For Sassuolo, it was their first Serie A victory at Juventus at their ninth attempt.

This is only the second time since 1996 Juventus have lost three of their opening 10 games. They lost four in 2015-16 - but still went on to win the title.

Line-ups

Juventus

Formation 4-4-2

  • 36Perin
  • 6DaniloSubstituted forKulusevskiat 80'minutes
  • 19Bonucci
  • 4de Ligt
  • 2De SciglioSubstituted forLobo Silvaat 13'minutes
  • 22Chiesa
  • 14McKennie
  • 27LocatelliSubstituted forArthurat 80'minutes
  • 25RabiotSubstituted forJu Cuadradoat 45'minutesBooked at 63mins
  • 10Dybala
  • 9MorataSubstituted forPinto Ramosat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Szczesny
  • 3Chiellini
  • 5Arthur
  • 8Ramsey
  • 11Ju Cuadrado
  • 12Lobo Silva
  • 17Pellegrini
  • 21Pinto Ramos
  • 23Pinsoglio
  • 24Rugani
  • 30Bentancur
  • 44Kulusevski

Sassuolo

Formation 4-3-3

  • 47Consigli
  • 17MüldürBooked at 86minsSubstituted forHarrouiat 86'minutes
  • 5Ayhan
  • 31Ferrari
  • 6Oliveira da SilvaBooked at 61mins
  • 16FrattesiSubstituted forToljanat 71'minutes
  • 8Lopez
  • 23TraoreBooked at 72minsSubstituted forChirichesat 86'minutes
  • 25BerardiBooked at 58mins
  • 92DefrelBooked at 30minsSubstituted forde Souzaat 72'minutes
  • 18RaspadoriSubstituted forScamaccaat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Goldaniga
  • 4Magnanelli
  • 13Peluso
  • 20Harroui
  • 21Chiriches
  • 22Toljan
  • 24Satalino
  • 29Samele
  • 56Pegolo
  • 91Scamacca
  • 97de Souza
Referee:
Juan Luca Sacchi
Attendance:
18,288

Match Stats

Home TeamJuventusAway TeamSassuolo
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home14
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home21
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Juventus 1, Sassuolo 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Juventus 1, Sassuolo 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Juventus 1, Sassuolo 2. Maxime Lopez (Sassuolo) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Domenico Berardi with a through ball following a fast break.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Kaio Jorge (Juventus).

  5. Post update

    Matheus Henrique (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Federico Chiesa (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Matheus Henrique (Sassuolo).

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Matheus Henrique (Sassuolo) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  9. Post update

    Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo).

  11. Post update

    Hand ball by Weston McKennie (Juventus).

  12. Post update

    Hand ball by Paulo Dybala (Juventus).

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Sassuolo. Abdou Harroui replaces Mert Müldür.

  14. Booking

    Mert Müldür (Sassuolo) is shown the yellow card.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Sassuolo. Vlad Chiriches replaces Hamed Traore.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Arthur (Juventus).

  17. Post update

    Hamed Traore (Sassuolo) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Federico Chiesa (Juventus) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Juventus. Weston McKennie tries a through ball, but Kaio Jorge is caught offside.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Juventus. Dejan Kulusevski replaces Danilo.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 27th October 2021

  • JuventusJuventus1SassuoloSassuolo2
  • SampdoriaSampdoria1AtalantaAtalanta3
  • UdineseUdinese1Hellas VeronaHellas Verona1
  • CagliariCagliari1RomaRoma2
  • EmpoliEmpoli0Inter MilanInter Milan2
  • LazioLazio1FiorentinaFiorentina0

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1AC Milan109102391428
2Napoli98101931625
3Inter Milan1063126121421
4Roma106131810819
5Atalanta105321812618
6Lazio105232017317
7Juventus104331413115
8Fiorentina105051313015
9Sassuolo104241413114
10Bologna93331519-412
11Hellas Verona103342219312
12Empoli104061420-612
13Torino103251211111
14Udinese102531214-211
15Sampdoria102351420-69
16Venezia10226817-98
17Spezia102261223-118
18Genoa101451522-77
19Salernitana102171022-127
20Cagliari101361222-106
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