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Lecce 1-1 Juventus Player Ratings

October 27, 2019

Juventus dominated the match for large periods but couldn’t find a way past a plucky Lecce side who held the Bianconeri to a 1-1 draw.

 

Juventus Player Ratings

Szczesny: Started the game with a good block to deny Lecce an early goal and after that it was seemingly a collection of routine takes. 6.0/10

Danilo: A muddling and average contribution – didn’t exploit the chances he had to get forward but was ok overall. 6.0/10

Leonardo Bonucci: Seemed in control at the back – One clearance, one interception. A good display. 6.0/10

Matthijs De Ligt: Two clearances, 64 out of 68 passes completed, looking good on the ball….and yet it was another penalty from him that cost. That said, it was seemingly impossible for the defender to move his hands, given that the ball deflected onto him. 5.5/10

Alex Sandro: One of the best players out there with his marauding runs. Two tackles, two interceptions, one clearance and he looked in absolute control on the left-flank. Looking back to his best. 6.5/10

 

Midfield

Miralem Pjanic: Excellent distribution as always, looking for space for his teammates to exploit. Looked to have pulled something and came off on the 67 minute mark  – unlikely to feature against Genoa as a result. 6.0/10

Emre Can: Started brightly and seemed to be working well between the lines but seemingly faded as the game went on. Still managed two tackles and interception and a clearance but just the one key pass. 6.0/10

Rodrigo Bentancur: The best of the midfield bunch, he was all over the pitch, helping out at the back and trying to exploit the spaces in the midfield. Looked far more encouraging than in recent weeks, especially playing in the midfield three rather than behind the attack. 6.5/10

 

Attack

Federico Bernardeschi: His form and confidence seems to have dropped off a cliff of late and while he has the ability, he is just not showing it at present. A woeful miss in front of an empty net was coupled with an earlier chance where he was alone in the box and contrived to lose the ball and waste a great chance for 1-0. Abysmal. 5.0/10

Gonzalo Higuain: Fought like a warrior, as he always does, but he had to do better on the chances he had while also gambling to get onto the end of the some of the passes into the box. That said, he did well to soldier on with such a horrible head injury. 6.0/10

Paulo Dybala: Took his penalty well but even before that, he looked majestic, linking up with Pipa, dancing into the area, firing shots just wide of the post. He looks Juve’s most creative and dangerous player lately and has to keep starting games. 7.0/10

 

Substitutes

Juan Cuadrado:  Juve seemed far more dangerous with him on the pitch which is a testament to how important he has become in recent months. 6.0/10

Sami Khedira:  Came on for Pjanic but wasn’t able to offer anything of note. 5.0/10

Adrien Rabiot:  Played the last 20 minutes but didn’t do much beyond steadying the midfield. 5.0/10

 

 

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