In the 35th round of Serie A, Turin’s Juventus visited Udinese and lost (2-1). Recall, in case of victory, the “Old Lady” would increase the 6-point advantage to 9 points and sign the 9th consecutive championship. But Juventus championship has been postponed by at least one round!
The team of Maurizio Sarri, suddenly, lost 1: 2 in Udine. As you may know, in case of victory, Juve would win the next Italian championship three rounds before the end of the season. Claiming Scudetto for the Turin Grand has been postponed for at least a week. On July 26, Cristiano Ronaldo and the company will host Genoa Sampdoria.
But Juve was winning! At the end of the half time of the match, the score was opened by Matthijs de Ligt, with an effective long shot. But Udinese managed to turn the game around in the second half. In the 52nd minute, Ilija Nestorovski equalized the score. Seko Fofana also scored the winning goal in the 92nd minute.
As a result of today’s defeat, “The Old Lady” have 80 points left. Accordingly, The Bianconeri celebrations have been postponed. That’s because Bergamo’s Atalanta, and Inter Milan’s theoretical chances of closing the gap still remain.