Juventus’ midfielder Federico Chiesa from Italy (1-L) celebrates after scoring a goal with his teammates during the Italian Serie A soccer match Sampdoria vs. Juventus played on Jan. January 2021 at the Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genoa behind closed doors

Juventus sent a message to their Serie A title rivals with a solid and controlled win against a brave side from Sampdoria at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris

After dominating the first half, the champions found it harder later, but stayed cool to finish the job in the end

The hosts started well but Juve soon took the initiative and after 20 minutes in the lead Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata teamed up to find Federico Chiesa, who had an easy tip for his fifth goal of the season

While Fabio Quagliarella and Keita Balde puffed and puffed at the other end, Juve wanted to add a second before half-time. Ronaldo was more involved and gave Samp a shock with two chances in quick succession

First his shot was directed over the crossbar from a distance before he was pushed far by goalkeeper Emil Audero and his attempt did not stop

Only three minutes left in the first half as former Southampton defender Maya Yoshida perfectly timed his challenge against Ronaldo to deny him another goal in the region

Samp came out after the break in the fight and would have leveled himself through Quagliarella, who will turn 38 tomorrow, but Giogio Chiellini came out of nowhere to block the veteran’s efforts after expertly knocking the ball down / p>

Moments later, Quagliarella threw himself on a mistake by Leonardo Bonucci and forced Wojciech Sczesny from an acute angle to his first parade of the evening

The home team pushed for an equalizer, but left space and in stoppage time Juve picked them up during the break Juan Cuadrado selflessly lay down on substitute Aaron Ramsey to collect the points for the old lady

Andrea Pirlo’s team played excellent football here at the opening exchanges, and after a difficult start to the season they are finally making their mark.However, it was not an easy evening as Samp saw her chance to sometimes cause a stir Ronaldo has for the first Completed three games without scoring for over a year

Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo during the Serie A game between UC Sampdoria and Juventus at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on 30 January 2021 in Genoa, Italy

Chiellini didn’t have much to do, but he was there when Juve needed him most.That block from Quagliarella was a defining moment and the defender remained calm throughout, while Ronaldo misfired he certainly wasn’t

Juventus player Giorgio Chiellini during the Serie A game between UC Sampdoria and Juventus at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on September 30th January 2021 in Genoa, Italy

Sampdoria: Audero 6, Bereszynski 6, Yoshida 7, Colley 6, Augello 6, Candreva 7, Silva 6, Ekdal 6, Thorsby 6, Balde 6, Quagliarella 7 Replacement: Damsgaard 5, Ramirez 6, Torregrossa 5, Jankto n / a

Juventus: Szczesny 6, Chiellini 8, Bonucci 7, Danilo 7, Cuadrado 7, McKennie 7, Bentancur 6, Arthur 7, Chiesa 7, Morata 6, Ronaldo 7 Replacements: Rabiot 5, Bernardeschi 5, Ramsey 7, Alex Sandro n / a

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Source: https://www.eurosport.com/football/serie-a/2020-2021/sampdoria-v-juventus-serie-a-live_sto8089463/story.shtml