Italian Serie A - 2021-2022

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What a counter by Juve
 

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Juve look up for it. Looking to play quick and in behind the Milan CBs
 

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Two penalties already in favor of Juve that var doesn't even check. Rebics hand and an elbow to bonuccis head.
 

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Juve are looking very good at the moment.

Locatelli certainly adds some decisiveness and forward thinking from the midfield that they've really lacked in recent seasons. Along with his defensive prowess as well.
 

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Typical Allegri Juve performance in a big game so far. Milan with plenty of the ball but not creating much. They're really missing Giroud or Ibra today
 

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Refs in Italy are actually terrible. It’s one thing to make a mistake that ruins the result of the game but they constantly ruin the game itself.

This guy at Verona has wasted about 10 minutes of football by giving fouls for dives, delaying subs and stopping the game for no reason.
Exact same thing at Juve now, out of the last 10 minutes we've had about 2 minutes of football
 

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Juve have been better esp in the first half but havent created enough. Played way too deep in the second
 

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It won't stay like this of course but it's amusing seeing Juve in relegation spots.
 

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Have Juventus ever not won their first four league games in a season before?
 

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Have Juventus ever not won their first four league games in a season before?
Haha, the statistic is making the round currently. In fact, this is the fourth time that we have started without a win in the first four games of the season. Although, the last time was 60 years ago…
 

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Juve have been way too cowardly in this second half
It's Allegri! He has always been a coward manager.
He won 5 leagues in a row just because Inter and Milan were too poor those seasons (Napoli and Roma were never strong enough as competitors, except Napoli in 2018) , but his teamplay has always been this bad.
This is the reason he never won UCL with Juve despite he could use the italian league as a training session, IMO.
 

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It's Allegri! He has always been a coward manager.
He won 5 leagues in a row just because Inter and Milan were too poor those seasons (Napoli and Roma were never strong enough as competitors, except Napoli in 2018) , but his teamplay has always been this bad.
This is the reason he never won UCL with Juve despite he could use the italian league as a training session, IMO.
He did make 2 finals so it was pretty good, knocked out Madrid, Atlético, Barca and was close to doing the same to Bayern. If they didn’t have a bunch of players injured in his last season there I think they would have made a third final too. That team was on course for a record amount of points in Serie A (24 wins and 3 draws in their first 27 league games) and knocked out Atlético, then they collapsed and he got fired so it’s been forgotten how good they were for two thirds of that season

He was the right manager for them at the time but I’m not sure bringing him back was the right decision.

I think Juve have been doing things backwards, they brought in a manager that needed time to change the way they play in Sarri (and Pirlo) when they wanted short term success and now brought in Allegri when it’s time for a rebuild.
 

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The first half was pretty good, a trademark Allegri’s team. But often the same happened with Sarri and Pirlo, to be fair. The second half was disjointed, as if the players drifted out without staying focused when it counted the most.

Surrendering a lead because of own mistakes or carefree attitude is the utmost betrayal to Allegri’s work, that’s why he is really angry right now.

I cannot say who is going to explode first, the kids or the coach. It will be more humble pie until some of the kids really step up and consolidate as the new backbone… so just move on, try and win next game. This is rebuilding.
 

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Napoli putting on a clinic when it comes to set piece variety. 2 goals scored and other dangerous situations. Big difference with Utd vs West Ham :lol:
 

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Fiorentina have made such a good start. Inter chasing shadows
 

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Tough win!!! It was a very difficult match.
Fiorentina deserved to be 1 up. their score was irregular though.
It feels more than three points, come on Inter!!!
 

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He did make 2 finals so it was pretty good, knocked out Madrid, Atlético, Barca and was close to doing the same to Bayern.
It was quite fortuitous...
in 2015 they knocked out Dortmund (that year Dortmund was in relegation spots), and the referees made their part against Monaco (1st leg and 2nd leg) and Real Madrid (2nd leg)
in 2017 Juve was far better than Porto and Monaco, the only significant win they got was against Barcelona (3-0).

Juve had a very good team those years though... I'm still thinking they could have won the Champions League if they had another manager instead of Allegri.
 

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It was quite fortuitous...
in 2015 they knocked out Dortmund (that year Dortmund was in relegation spots), and the referees made their part against Monaco (1st leg and 2nd leg) and Real Madrid (2nd leg)
in 2017 Juve was far better than Porto and Monaco, the only significant win they got was against Barcelona (3-0).

Juve had a very good team those years though... I'm still thinking they could have won the Champions League if they had another manager instead of Allegri.
Like Conte.

Oh wait.
 

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Surely they can't be more of a banter club than Arsenal right now? But that is some form they're going through.