Monza get shock 1-0 win over Juve after Di Maria sees red

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Monza took a shocking however deserved 1-0 dwelling win over Juventus on Sunday, their first Serie A victory of the season, because the guests struggled after being diminished to 10 males.

Juve key participant Angel Di Maria’s return from damage was minimize quick when he was despatched off 5 minutes earlier than the break after elbowing Armando Izzo within the chest.

“We must do higher, definitely. The red card affected the sport; Angel was a bit harassed by Izzo, a participant who is thought for utilizing these ways, and he fell for it. I didn’t see the replay however was instructed it was the suitable determination to ship him off,” Juve’s assistant supervisor Marco Landucci instructed DAZN.

Juventus had half-chances within the first half however have been struggling to create momentum, whereas Monza have been efficient in breaking down the play in midfield.
Dusan Vlahovic had a number of makes an attempt on objective however none of them have been troublesome for Monza goalkeeper Michele Di Gregorio to cease.

Newly-promoted Monza smelled blood within the second half and pressured the opposition defence to make errors, whereas Juve tried to search for counter-attacking possibilities.

Substitute Christian Gytkjaer turned the hero when he slid within the winner from Patrick Ciurria’s cross within the 74th minute.

Moise Kean got here near equalising for Juventus within the 81st minute when his header was on track, however Di Gregorio was alert and held it firmly in his grip.

Manager Massimiliano Allegri was not allowed on the bench for Juve’s first Serie A lack of the season, after being despatched off final Sunday within the 2-2 dwelling draw in opposition to Salernitana for protesting about a disallowed VAR objective.

“Obviously, no person is glad proper now, however with a purpose to emerge from this example we are able to solely work onerous and do higher,” Landucci mentioned.

“We started nicely after which stopped taking part in, so the one technique is to work and everybody raises their recreation to work in the identical path.”

Juve fielded a depleted crew as Arkadiusz Milik and Juan Cuadrado have been suspended for the sport, whereas Federico Chiesa, Kaio Jorge, Paul Pogba, Manuel Locatelli and Alex Sandro have been all injured.

Monza subsequent journey to Sampdoria on Oct. 2, after the worldwide break, whereas Juventus host Bologna on the identical day.

Juventus stay eighth within the standings however at the moment are six factors behind leaders Udinese after seven matches, whereas Monza moved as much as 18th place with 4 factors.

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