Monza took a shocking however deserved 1-0 residence win over Juventus on Sunday, their first Serie A victory of the season, because the guests struggled after being decreased to 10 males.
Juve key participant Angel Di Maria’s return from harm was reduce quick when he was despatched off 5 minutes earlier than the break after elbowing Armando Izzo within the chest.
“We have to do higher, actually. The crimson card affected the sport; Angel was a bit harassed by Izzo, a participant who is thought for utilizing these ways, and he fell for it. I didn’t see the replay however was advised it was the suitable determination to ship him off,” Juve’s assistant supervisor Marco Landucci advised DAZN.
Juventus had half-chances within the first half however had been struggling to create momentum, whereas Monza had been efficient in breaking down the play in midfield.
Dusan Vlahovic had a number of makes an attempt on aim however none of them had been troublesome for Monza goalkeeper Michele Di Gregorio to cease.
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— Lega Serie A (@SerieA_EN) September 18, 2022
Newly-promoted Monza smelled blood within the second half and pressured the opposition defence to make errors, whereas Juve tried to search for counter-attacking probabilities.
Substitute Christian Gytkjaer grew to become the hero when he slid within the winner from Patrick Ciurria’s cross within the 74th minute.
Moise Kean got here near equalising for Juventus within the 81st minute when his header was on track, however Di Gregorio was alert and held it firmly in his grip.
Supervisor Massimiliano Allegri was not allowed on the bench for Juve’s first Serie A lack of the season, after being despatched off final Sunday within the 2-2 residence draw towards Salernitana for protesting a couple of disallowed VAR aim.
STRAIGHT RED CARD DI MARIA!
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— Sohaib Simply That (@SohaibJustThat) September 18, 2022
“Clearly, no person is completely satisfied proper now, however in an effort to emerge from this case we are able to solely work laborious and do higher,” Landucci stated.
“We began effectively after which stopped enjoying, so the one technique is to work and everybody raises their recreation to work in the identical path.”
Juve fielded a depleted workforce as Arkadiusz Milik and Juan Cuadrado had been suspended for the sport, whereas Federico Chiesa, Kaio Jorge, Paul Pogba, Manuel Locatelli and Alex Sandro had been all injured.
Monza subsequent journey to Sampdoria on Oct. 2, after the worldwide break, whereas Juventus host Bologna on the identical day.
Juventus stay eighth within the standings however at the moment are six factors behind leaders Udinese after seven matches, whereas Monza moved as much as 18th place with 4 factors.