Juventus Paulo Dybala, middle, controls the ball in the course of the Italian Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria, in Turin, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. AP
Dybala has endured numerous muscular accidents over time and it appeared as if he had suffered one other one after pulling up out of the blue. The Juventus ahead was capable of stroll off and was consoled by his teammates as he did so however it’s unlikely will be capable to function in Wednesday’s Champions League match towards Chelsea.
Leonardo Bonucci transformed a penalty and Manuel Locatelli scored his first aim for Juventus. Maya Yoshida and Antonio Candreva saved the match alive for Sampdoria.
It was an unconvincing win for Juve and solely its second of the season. It lifted the Bianconeri as much as ninth, eight factors behind Serie A frontrunner AC Milan. Napoli can transfer two factors above Milan if it maintains its excellent report with a win at dwelling to Cagliari.
It is also Jose Mourinho’s first capital derby later as his Roma aspect visits Lazio.
In Turin, Juventus was eager to construct on its first win midweek and it began brightly.
Dybala gave it the lead with a pleasant strike into the underside proper nook from outdoors the world within the tenth minute and the Bianconeri might have prolonged their lead earlier than the 27-year-old was compelled off after pulling up injured, clutching the again of his leg.
The tempo fell after that however Bonucci drilled a strong penalty into the underside left nook two minutes from the break to double Juve’s lead after a handball from Nicola Murru. It was a primary penalty in Serie A for Bonucci, who has taken spotkicks for Italy.
However Sampdoria pulled one again a minute later. Mattia Perin did properly to parry Fabio Quagliarella’s effort however the ensuing nook was taken quick and Candreva whipped in a cross for Yoshida to move into the far aspect of the online.
Juventus restored its two-goal benefit 12 minutes into the second half. Locatelli began and completed the transfer after nice work by Federico Chiesa and Dejan Kulusevski.
Candreva scored for Samp seven minutes from time to arrange a nervy finale for Juve.