5 Interesting Facts After Juventus Beat Roma

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Juventus successfully won full points when they hosted AS Roma in the eighth giornata of the 2021/2022 Italian Serie A League, Monday, October 18, 2021. The success was obtained by I Bianconeri after they won with a narrow score of 1-0.

The victory made Juventus in seventh place in the standings with 14 points. Now, the team made by Massimiliano Allegri is only three points adrift of Inter Milan who is in third position.

For Juventus, this victory also adds to the impressive report card in the last seven matches. In that period, La Vecchia Signora is unbeaten. The details, six wins and one draw.

Meanwhile, Roma are getting left behind in the race for the top of the standings after losing to Juventus. Now, Jose Mourinho’s team is in fifth place in the standings by collecting 15 points and nine points adrift of Napoli who are at the top of the standings.

This is Roma’s second defeat in the last five matches in all competitions. Previously, they lost to Lazio by a score of 2-3 in the Italian League continued, September 26, 2021.

Apart from the facts above, there are other interesting notes after Juventus conquered Rome. The following have been summarized by Medcom.id :

1. Juventus fielded seven local Italian players as starters

Juventus have fielded seven Italian players as starters against Roma in the match this morning. A surprising fact. Because, this is the highest number of Italian players who have been revealed by Juventus as starters in the last six years. Previously, they fielded the most Italian players as starters against Inter Milan in May 2015.

2. Jordan Vertout misses a penalty for the first time in Rome

Roma midfielder Jordan Vertout missed a penalty in this match. For the first time in 14 occasions, he failed to score on penalties for Roma.

3. Juventus’ 84th win over Roma

Juventus successfully won their 84th victory over Roma in the Italian League.

4. Roma are the only Juventus opponents to lose ten times at the Allianz Stadium

This is also Juventus’ tenth win over Roma at home since changing its name to the Allianz Stadium in 2011. Roma are now the only opponent Juventus have beaten ten times at the Allianz Stadium in the Italian League competition.

5. Juventus have scored in their last 19 meetings with Roma

Juventus have also scored in 19 consecutive home matches with Roma.

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