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Juventus come out on top in Serie A duel against Roma

10-man side manages 4-3 win in week 21 match

Selçuk Buğra Gökalp   | 10.01.2022
Juventus come out on top in Serie A duel against Roma

ANKARA

Juventus beat AS Roma 4-3 in a week 21 Serie A match Sunday.

AS Roma's Tammy Abraham gave his team an early lead in the 11th minute but Paulo Dybala equalized seven minutes later at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

Armenian star Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured the lead again for Roma in the 48th minute and they made it 3-1 with Lorenzo Pellegrini's goal five minutes later.

Juve felt the wind on their backs as they took one back with Manuel Locatelli in the 70th minute and just two minutes later they leveled the game again with Dejan Kulusevski.

But the Black-Whites didn't stop there as Mattia De Scigglio brought the lead for the first time to his team and made it 4-3 in the 77th minute.

Matthijs de Ligt's being sent off by the referee in the 81st minute didn't help matters for Juventus but Pellegrini missed the chance to equalize for Roma in the 83rd minute as he missed a penalty shot.

Juventus managed to stay on top until the end of the match.

Juventus is in fifth place with 38 points while AS Roma is seventh with 32 points in the Serie A standings.

Sunday's Results:

Venezia-AC Milan: 0-3

Empoli-Sassuolo: 1-5

Udinese-Atalanta: 2-6

Napoli-Sampdoria: 1-0

AS Roma-Juventus: 3-4

Genoa-Spezia: 0-1

Internazionale-SS Lazio: 2-1

Hellas Verona-Salernitana: 1-2

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