Final result Juventus vs Turin (4-2)
Scored: Cuadrado (16′); Danilo (45+1′); Bremer (71′); Rabiot (81′) – Karamoh (2′); Sanabria (43′)
In June 2022, Pogba accepted to reduce his salary by more than half to return to Juventus on a free transfer and signed a three-year contract. By the end of July, the French midfielder injured his right knee meniscus during a training session in Los Angeles, had to undergo surgery and missed the 2022 World Cup.
It was not until the Turin derby at home on the evening of February 28 that Pogba played his first official match for Juventus. The 29-year-old midfielder substituted and replaced Enzo Barrenechea from the 68th minute. In the stands, the fans clapped their hands in support and chanted “We came here to see Pogba score”.
In his first official match since April 2022, when he was still at Man Utd, Pogba played for about 30 minutes, touched the ball 14 times, passed with 50% accuracy, did not dribble or create a chance and lost the ball. seven times. The French midfielder had a chance to score, but the Torino defender blocked his left-footed shot from the edge of the box.
The two clubs gave the fans an exciting first half with 4 goals scored. After just over a minute of rolling, Torino took the lead after Yann Karamoh’s close-range finish.
The Ivorian striker scored the fastest goal in Turin derby history (1 minute 32 seconds). The fault in this situation belongs to Dusan Vlahovic. The Serbian striker’s effort to back up to support the defense accidentally broke the “Lao Madam” offside trap.
In front of the host’s dense defense, Juventus looks to situations on the ball from the left wing based on the speed of Filip Kostic. In the 16th minute, number 17 made a mark with a mid-range pass for Juan Cuadrado to penetrate the penalty area before catching the volley to hit the roof of the Torino net.
The away team lost the initiative after being equalized but suddenly regained the lead after a moment of distraction from the black and white striped defense. In the 42nd minute, Antonio Sanabria ran smart and finished with a touch in the near corner, knocking Wojciech Szczesny down.
Niềm vui của người hâm mộ đội khách không kéo dài lâu. Phút 45+1, Juventus gỡ hòa 2-2 từ một tình huống cố định. Angel Di Maria treo bóng vừa tầm để Danilo bật cao đánh đầu tung lưới Torino.
In the next round, the two teams played with caution. Each team had a chance to face the goalkeeper, but in turn Vlahovic, Karol Linetty sent the ball over the bar. The difference only came after the adjustment of coach Max Allegri. Paul Pogba and Federico Chiesa came on and soon helped the host’s offensive front flourish. In the 71st minute, Chiesa accurately crossed for former Torino player, Gleison Bremer, to finish close to the wall, raising the score to 3-2.
Weakness in defensive situations led Torino to concede a fourth goal in the 81st minute. From Kostic’s cross, Adrien Rabiot comfortably slipped into the near-field cushion, setting a 4-2 victory for Juventus.
This result makes Juventus unbeaten in the last 16 Turin derbies in Serie A, with 12 wins and 4 draws. Seven of the last 11 goals they scored against Torino came in the last 20 minutes of the game. “Old lady” rose to seventh with 35 points, ten points behind Lazio’s fourth place, while Torino was still ninth.
On the same day, Juventus filed an appeal against the penalty of 15 points deduction to the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI). This unit has the right to decide whether the judgment of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) is right or wrong but cannot reduce or change any sanctions.
Juventus vs Turin match line-up
- Juventus: Szczesny, Danilo, Bremer (Bonucci 90), Alex Sandro, Cuadrado (De Sciglio 68), Fagioli, Barrenechea (Pogba 68), Rabiot, Kostic, Di Maria (Chiesa 69), Vlahovic (Kean 86).
- Torino: Milinkovic-Savic, Buongiorno, Schuurs, Djidji (Gravillon 84), Ricardo Rodriguez (Vojvoda 74), Ilic, Linetty (Ricci 74), Singo, Karamoh (Radonjic 59 – Seck 74), Miranchuk, Sanabria.