Morata brings Juventus closer to Serie A leader with doppelganger

Morata brings Juventus closer to Serie A leader with doppelganger

Spanish striker Álvaro Morata was again key, condemning the game against Sampdoria (1-3) with a double that brought Juventus closer to the battle for the ‘Scudetto’ and put pressure on the components of the head of the Italian League, without margin of error, in the twenty-ninth round of Serie A.

Juventus is still not excelling, but will get the games ahead of them. Currently, the Turin squad has won 11 games in a row without defeat in all competitions and 15 in Serie A.

An even game at home from a Sampdoria who is doing very well at home. Italian Massimiliano Allegri outfitted Serbian Dusan Vlahovic thinking about the Champions League game against Villarreal next Wednesday, relying on the duo formed by Italian Moise Kean and Morata. And it worked.

The Spanish striker was comfortable body and to receive the center of the field. The first goal came after a good start by Morata with the ball under control and a cross from Colombian Juan Cuadrado who was unable to clear the defender.

When the game was half an hour old, the referee signaled a penalty on Kean and it was the Juventus ‘9’ who took responsibility from the penalty spot and defined forcefully to make the 0-2.

Already with Vlahovic on the pitch, despite appearing on schedule, the game was about to get complicated for the visitors with a penalty caused by Frenchman Adrien Rabiot, but Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny reached out to stop the shot. fuses. However, he could do little after 83 minutes when the barrier deflected the free kick by German Abdelhamid Sabiri, which slid into the goal and gave the locals hope.

But Morata made another appearance, this time with a header two minutes after the goal was conceded, to secure the three points and close the gap to the Serie A leader for the time being.

With this win, ‘Juve’ remains fourth – in Champions League – one point behind Naples, two behind Inter and four behind Milan in the absence of their games this day; while Sampdoria continues its losing streak (three losses in a row) and is dangerously close to relegation.

Source: El heraldo