Juventus retained its leading position in Serie A by beating Milan at home. Incorporated in Ronaldo's place, Dybala scored the winning goal.
Juventus escaped this Sunday from the trap set by AC Milan at the close of the 12th day of Serie A. Although struggling for a good part of the match, the Old Lady managed to collect the points put in The credit goes to Paulo Dybala. The Argentinian striker delivered his team to a quarter of an hour from the end, brilliantly completing a nice sequence to a touch of the ball from his team.
Dybala dons the hero's costume
Substitute at kickoff, "La Joya" was launched in the big bath in the 55th to replace Cristiano Ronaldo. Maurizio Sarri took a big risk in getting out his Portuguese star, but his number 10 did not disappoint. It is he who has unlocked the situation in this match closed double turn. Served by his compatriot Gonzalo Higuain, he got rid of a defender with a pivotal control, before undermining the Milan goalkeeper. A superb action and he almost republished in the 94th minute, but this time Donnarumma neutralized his attempt.
Before Dybala decided the fate of this game, Juve had a lot of trouble to be threatening. The only time she was close to taking the lead is on distant attempts Blaise Matuidi (53rd and 66th). The international tricolor has framed neither of his two tests, but he had the merit to try. Subsequently, he unfortunately had to give up his place due to an injury contracted ribs.
Milan missed his chance
Playing without complex, AC Milan tried to force the decision and create the sensation in this classic of Serie A. But, at 0-0, the Rossonerri were unrealistic in the final gesture, like Paqueta (25th), and at 0-1, they stumbled on an excellent Wojciech Szczesny, author of several important stops (84th and 94th).
By winning, Juve returns to the top of the standings ahead of his rival for the Scudetto, Inter. Even with a Ronaldo in decline and physically short, Piedmontese are still untouchable on the domestic scene.