Juventus had a nightmare night, after losing 3-0 at home to Fiorentina yesterday in a match on matchday 14 of Serie A, complicating their path to the Italian championship.
Added to that setback was the decision of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) to annul the 3-0 victory by forfeit that had been attributed in the offices to the Turin team last October in the match against Naples, which could not make the trip by cases of Covid-19.
La Juve saw yesterday how he withdrew why three units in the standings, waiting for this match has been played before the whole Neapolitan -the Jan. 13, according to press italiana-. To make matters worse, he could not score any points in the match against Fiorentina.
For this reason, Vecchia Signora started the day with 27 points and ended it with 24, dropping to fourth place in the standings, tied on points with Napoli (3rd) and Roma (5th), who play their matches of the day. 14 this Wednesday, so they could distance themselves.
Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo’s team may see their situation aggravated even more because today the top two in the standings are also playing, and they have the possibility of expanding their advantage.
The leader Milan receives Lazio (8th) and Inter Milan (2nd) visit Hellas Verona (9th). Juventus is now seven points behind Milan and six points behind Inter , so the difference can be widened to 10 and 9, respectively.
Everything started badly for the Bianconeri team with Fiorentina scoring at minute three through Serbian Dusan Vlahovic, who finished off a pass from Frenchman Franck Ribery with his left to successfully complete a counterattack.
La Vecchia Signora suffered another injury at minute 18, when Colombian Juan Cuadrado was sent off for a strong tackle on Gaetano Castrovilli. The video review caused the referee to show the red card.
The Turin side, in inferiority, did not find the way to straighten the course and at 76 a goal against the Brazilian Álex Sandro increased their disadvantage.