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Last Updated: June 20th 2020, 8:30 pm

Juventus back on top after Derby d'Italia

Aaron Ramsey and Paulo Dybala secured Juventus a place at the top of the table.


After a goalless first half Aaron Ramsey broke the deadlock after scoring from close range in the 54th minute. That is his third goal of the season.


In the 67th minute Paulo Dybala secured the three points for the hosts with great finish with the outside of the boot.



In the first half Blaise Matuidi and Matthijs De Ligt went close to opening the scoreline, but Handanovic made two terrific saves.


Inter Milan went close from scoring a goal in the final stages of the game, but Christian Eriksen shot just flew over the crossbar.


Maurizio Sarri's side are now back on top with just one point ahead of Lazio, while Antonio Conte's side are now nine points behind their rivals.



How Juve beat their rivals?


Both teams started very well despite the atmosphere and Juventus played an early pressure on Inter Milan and Samir Handanovic was tested, because he had to make some great saves to keep his clean sheet.


First Handanovic had to show his reflexes as De Ligt made a good header from a corner. Then a few minutes later the Inter goalkeeper, who returned from an injury spell, had to intervene again to deny Matuidi's shot.


Inter moved the ball nicely, but they didn't threat the Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny. Their best chance came when Brozovic made a low strike, but Juve's keeper parried it away.


After the break the hosts came in more determined and that led to the opening goal. Aaron Ramsey managed to collect a loose ball in the box and slotted it in from close range.


Paulo Dybala, who came in as a sub, doubled their advantage after an assist from Ramsey. He dribbled past Ashley Young and stroke the ball with the is left boot into the bottom corner.


Is this even real?



The deserted atmosphere in Turin left us with surreal feelings. 


The game was played behind closed doors because of a decree from the Italian government of the coronavirus outbreak.


Now what?


The race for the Serie A title race up as Juventus and Lazio have just one point difference. Inter Milan are losing a sight of the race as they are now nine points behind the leaders Juventus.


Inter should definitely win the game against Sampdoria to cut the deficit.