After a terrible start to the season with four wins in a row, Juve only got one point from three games and are 13 points behind Napoli and AC Milan in ninth place.
Juventus have only scored 1 out of a possible nine points in the last three Serie A games. AP
Giovanni Simeone scored twice when Verona beat Juventus 2-1 in Serie A on Saturday and Massimiliano Allegri’s side suffered a second defeat in four days.
Simeone, son of Atletico Madrid coach Diego , put Verona in the lead in the 11th minute after a rebound at Stadio Bentegodi.
The Argentine added a rapid-fire runner-up with a great curling from 20 meters, which gave him six goals in his last two games, after scoring four goals against Lazio last weekend.
Paulo Dybala hit the bar just before half-time for a Juve side who missed the injured Federico Chiesa, but the visitors scored a goal 10 minutes from time when Weston McKennie scored his second goal in as many games.
Verona goalkeeper Lorenzo Montipo made a brilliant stop for Paulo Dybala in the final minute.
After a terrible season tart with four wins in a row, Juve only got one point from three games and is 13 points behind Napoli and AC Milan in ninth place.
“What can I say? Words are meaningless at the moment. We are in a bad situation, we have to accept the reality that we are a team in midfield at the moment, “Allegri told DAZN.
” We will pull ourselves out of this situation. There’s no point in feeling sorry for ourselves, it won’t help. “
Since the appointment of former Juve assistant Igor Tudor in mid-September, Verona have won all four home games. The former Croatian international was in Turin last season Substitute for Andrea Pirlo.
Atalanta scored in stoppage time at the end of each half and saved the 2-2 home draw against Lazio, which prevented both teams from climbing into the top four.
Duvan Zapata scored with the last shot of the first half to level an early Pedro goal.
Then Marten de Roon scored to equalize in the fourth minute of stoppage time in the second half after Ciro Immobile scored a goal that made him the all-time all-time top scorer
Pedro put the guests in the lead in the 18th minute when he rebounded after a shot by Immobile from close range.
At the end of half, Zapata shook Adam Marusic off and nd made a shot that Pepe Reina reached but couldn’t keep.
In the 74th minute, substitute Toma Basic found Immobile in the middle of the penalty area and the striker put the ball over the falling Juan Musso.
It was Immobile’s ninth goal of the season and at the same time the 31-year-old’s 159th goal for Lazio, to which he came from Sevilla in 2016.
This puts him on a par with world champion striker Silvio Piola, who played for the from 1934 to 43 Club played before ending World War II in Turin and ending his 25-year career at Juventus and Novara.
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While Juventus’ Old Lady has stalled, AC Milan rise to take their place, carried in part by old men, but on Sunday they face an ancient enemy.
It was the sixth straight win for Stefano Pioli’s side on the day Milan announced they had halved their losses to € 96.4 million ($ 111.8 million).
Stefano Pioli’s undefeated Milan are one point ahead of Napoli, who will travel to Roma on Sunday in hopes of holding his previous 100 percent record this season
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