Since the start of the season, Juventus may not have shown impressive attacking play in every game, but instead they have demonstrated excellent defensive discipline, which has been key to the team’s victories.
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It was the same in last night’s success of the “Bianconeri” with 1:0 at the visit of Fiorentina, which ended with Wojciech Szczesny’s sixth consecutive dry net in Serie “A”. According to the statistics of Wyscout Juventus completely gave the initiative to Fiorentina in yesterday’s match, but at the expense of that, they performed admirably in defense after Fabio Miretti’s winning goal in the 10th minute.
“Violets” had possession of the ball in 68% of the time against 32% in favor of the guests. Vincenzo Italiano’s players have made a total of 460 passes, while Massimiliano Allegri’s alumni have made just 173 passes in comparison. In “The Old Lady” they won 47 out of a total of 86 single combats in a defensive plan (55% success rate), and in attack they participated in 68 duels, winning 27 of them (40% success rate).
It is noteworthy that the players of the Turin club intercepted 74 passes and made 58 clearances. Meanwhile, the team from Florence stopped 31 opponent passes and cleared the ball only 9 times. On the other hand, they have won the ball in the opponent’s half as many as 63 times, and the guests have done so in 17 cases.
When it comes to shots taken, Fiorentina has a great superiority: 24 of them against 4 of the opponent. The hosts’ accurate shots are 4, and those of the “Bianconeri” are 3. The expected goals of the “violets” are 0.79, and those of their opponent – 0.59. In addition, they averaged 0.79 attacks per minute in Fiorentina and 0.24 in Juventus. The corners are also definitely in favor of the home team: 9 against 2.
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Despite all these statistics, which reflect the attacking supremacy of La Viola, the Old Lady was able to steal the victory with a dedicated defensive game.