September 23, 2023 – Spanish News Agency
Sassuolo pulled off a sensational upset by handing Juventus their first bitter taste of defeat this season in Serie A, clinching an electrifying 4-2 victory on Saturday. This showdown, part of the fifth round of the Italian league, unfolded at the Mapei Stadium.
Young French Sensation Armand Laurenti Leads the Charge 🌟
The fireworks began early as Sassuolo took the lead in the 13th minute, courtesy of the young French winger, Armand Laurenti.
Swift Juventus Response with an Own Goal 😱
However, Juventus quickly responded, albeit with a stroke of misfortune. Uruguayan defender Matias Venia unintentionally netted an own goal, leveling the score.
Late First-Half Drama Ends in Sassuolo’s Favor 🎆
With just four minutes remaining in the original first-half time, Dominico Berardi reclaimed the lead for the home side, concluding the half with this scoreline.
Federico Chiesa’s Equalizer for Juventus 🙌
The relentless back-and-forth continued until the 72nd minute when Juventus’ star, Federico Chiesa, netted the equalizing goal for the historic Italian champions.
Andrea Piamonte’s Heroics for Sassuolo 💪
However, Juventus’ joy was short-lived as young striker Andrea Piamonte swiftly regained the lead for Sassuolo.
Federico Gatti’s “Mercy Bullet” Seals Juventus’ Fate 🎯
While the men under the tutelage of Massimiliano Allegri sought to level the match and avoid their first-season defeat, Federico Gatti unleashed the “Mercy Bullet,” scoring an own goal to extend Sassuolo’s lead.
This defeat marks Juventus’ first stumble of the season, preventing them from temporarily reaching the top of the table. Their tally remains at 10 points, securing them the fourth position.
In contrast, Sassuolo secured their second victory of the season, accompanied by three losses, amassing six points, positioning them 11th in the standings.
Notably, this victory marks Sassuolo’s second consecutive win against Juventus in the league, following their triumph in the latter part of the previous season (1-0).