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Juventus loses 2-1 at Udinese, fails to secure Serie A title

Juventus missed an opportunity to clinch a record-extending ninth straight Italian league title because it misplaced 2-1 at relegation-threatened Udinese on Thursday.

Ilija Nestorovski canceled out Matthijs de Ligt’s opener and Seko Fofana grabbed the winner in second-half stoppage time to keep Juve’s celebrations on ice.

“We lost order, even after the draw, because we wanted to win at all costs,” Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri said. “In this way we took the game to a dangerous level, and after the 90th minute, we lost it.”

Juventus remained six factors away from second-place Atalanta and might secure the title with a win over Sampdoria on Sunday.

It might even be topped earlier, if Atalanta loses at AC Milan on Friday and Inter fails to win at Genoa on Saturday.

“In this period we are physically and mentally tired, and it is a problem common to all,” Sarri said. “For this reason, being aggressive is something more tiring and, therefore, now what matters most is order … It is difficult to keep it throughout the match and sometimes, like today, we lose it.”

The factors might show essential for Udinese because it went seven factors away from the relegation zone, with three rounds remaining.

Juventus knew a victory at Udinese would secure the title because the Bianconeri maintain the tiebreaker over Atalanta courtesy of a greater head-to-head report.

It appeared to be going to plan for Juventus when it took the lead three minutes earlier than halftime. A defensive header out got here straight to De Ligt and he took one contact earlier than firing powerfully into the underside left nook.

However, Nestorovski leveled seven minutes after the restart when he headed in Ken Sema’s cross.

Both sides struggled to create clear scoring alternatives however, simply because it appeared headed for a draw, Fofana burst downfield from close to the midway line and slotted previous Wojciech Szczęsny.

TOP SCORER

Ciro Immobile boosted his hopes of ending the season because the league’s prime scorer with the successful objective in Lazio’s 2-1 victory towards Cagliari.

Immobile completed off an excellent go from Luis Alberto on the hour mark for his 31st objective of the season, yet another than Juventus ahead Cristiano Ronaldo.

His objective got here 5 minutes after Cagliari goalkeeper Alessio Cragno had pushed Immobile’s effort out off the post.

Sergej Milinković-Savić had netted the equalizer for Lazio with a strong volley shortly after the break. Giovanni Simeone’s effort was deflected in on the stroke of halftime to give Cagliari the lead.

The victory secured Lazio a spot in subsequent season’s Champions League with the capital facet now assured at least fourth place in Serie A.

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