Genoa will dangle their heads up prime after their dogged efficiency in opposition to Juventus, however they have been not able to do away with the Outdated Woman from the Coppa Italia.
Juve began the sport at blistering tempo, breaking the impasse throughout the opening 90 seconds, and have been having a look headed for a relaxed victory.
Giorgio Chiellini’s genius cross put Kulusevski thru in on function to attain the opener, and the Swede was once key in us doubling our lead 20 mins later.
Dejan put Alvaro Morata in at the back of the defence to run on the goalkeeper, and he made no mistake in striking his effort at the back of the online.
We have been pegged again quickly after alternatively, with defender Lennart Czyborra making the most of full-back Wesley’s confusion to go house.
The guests loved a lot more within the second-half, operating their means up the sphere to pile force on, however they’d restricted goalscoring alternatives.
The equaliser was once a long way from a simple likelihood both, as Melegoni struck sweetly from out of doors the field to overcome Gigi Buffon.
We threw each Hamza Rafia and Cristiano Ronaldo on within the ultimate 15 mins as we went on the lookout for a winner, however we couldn’t muster one throughout the 90, regardless of Ronaldo incomes and taking a free-kick from the brink of the field.
We upped our pace in extra-time, with the Portuguese prone to have performed a large phase in motivating our facet from the grass, nevertheless it was once a debut function which made the variation.
Rafia scored his first senior function for Juve to clinch our position within the subsequent spherical of the contest, scoring on debut, and whilst we must have killed the sport off with any other function, the 21 year-old’s function was once sufficient to peer us thru.
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