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PLAYER RATINGS: JUVENTUS 3-1 GENOA

The quest for futility continues as the Bianconero win another match to retain their position in the top four of the league and thus in the Champions League. The victory puts the club at 62 points as of writing this and in sole possession of the third place. One point behind AC Milan and twelve off of Inter Milano. Next up is Atalanta, next Sunday 04/18 at 9:00 pm.


Notice: All ratings are calculated through a stringent process utilizing statistics and the eye test called My Opinion and are most certainly incorrect.


Starters


Wojciech Szczesny - 6

A defensive breakdown allowed former Juventus target Gianluca Scamacca to score a header in the opening moments of the second half to cut the Genoa deficit to one. Tek had a huge save on a potential equalizer in the 55’. Otherwise, the keeper and defense held firm and assisted in sealing the Juventus victory. Szczesny contributed two saves, one punch, one save from inside the box, two accurate long balls, and one clearance.


Juan Cuadrado - 6

The Colombian started off the match strong by delivering the opening score assist to Dejan Kulusevski for the goal in the 4’. Cuadrado contributed one assist, one clearance, one interception, one tackle, four ground duels won, two key passes, one accurate cross, one accurate long ball, and three successful dribbles. Juan Cuadrado was substituted off for Alex Sandro at halftime. Cuadrado was penalized with a yellow card in the 20’ for a handball.


Matthijs De Ligt - 5.5

Scamacca may have gotten away with a push on the back of De Ligt at the beginning of the second half that allowed the Genoan club to get on the board. The defense remained sturdy and held on throughout the following minutes of the second half that saw a surge in an attack by Genoa, keeping any potential equalizers at bay. De Ligt contributed three clearances, one blocked shot, two tackles, three ground duels won, two aerial duels won, six accurate long balls, and one shot on target.

Giorgio Chiellini - 6

The defense held strong under the captainship of Chiellini barring the early second-half breakdown against Scamacca’s header, though the score may have been assisted by a bit of unfair play pushing down De Ligt and opening up the necessary space. Chiellini contributed four clearances, one interception, two ground duels own, one aerial duel won, five accurate long balls, and one successful dribble.


Danilo Luiz da Silva - 6

Danilo delivered a spectacular assist pass to Weston McKennie in the 71’ that set up a runout and eventual third score for the club. Danilo contributed one assist, five clearances, one blocked shot, one interception, one aerial duel won, three key passes, two accurate long balls, and one big chance created.


Dejan Kulusevski - 6.5

The Swedish player started the match on a high note scoring the opening goal of the match and gaining the club a 1-0 lead. Kulusevski contributed one goal, one key pass, two accurate crosses, two shots on target, one successful dribble,