Browsing: Maurizio Sarri

The Biancocelesti coach was shown a red card for his reaction to Alexis Saelemaekers’ showboating in stoppages and will miss the next two games against Cagliari and Torino in Serie A.

The club announced the signing of the former Napoli, Chelsea and Juventus coach with a tweet welcoming him to the Rome club

He was only named the club’s Under-23 head coach last month, but has secured a major promotion before even taking charge of one match with the Serie C outfit.

Despite Cristiano Ronaldo’s double in a 2-1 home win on Friday, Juve fell 2-2 on aggregate to the French club, ending their quest for a title they last won in 1996.

The versatile Austrian international has a contract with the German champions until 2021 and given he’s yet to discuss a renewal, a number of sides are interested in signing him this summer.

As Juve extended their lead over Lazio to four points, it was hard to avoid the familiar feeling that the Turin side were about to ride off into the distance, just as they have done in previous seasons, and claim a ninth successive title.

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri will consider it a sign of affection if he is jeered when the Turin side face his former club Napoli on Sunday after his first return to the San Paolo stadium since his acrimonious departure in 2018.

Ronaldo now faces two matches with Portugal where he will want to help the European champions guarantee their place at Euro 2020 and close in on the 100-goal milestone for his country although it is unclear if he will be able to play.

Strikes from Gonzalo Higuain and Federico Bernardeschi had eased Maurizio Sarri’s men in control in Turin, before Cristiano Ronaldo added further gloss to the scoreline late on