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Serie A: champions Juventus lose in the season finale

Aug 02, 2020 13:52 IST

Champions Juventus crashed in the season finale of the Serie A as 9th placed AS Roma beat them 3-1 on Friday night and became the first team to beat Juventus at home in a Serie A match since Napoli in April 2018. Gonzalo Higuain put the hosts ahead in just the 5th minute but Nikola Kalinic equalised 18 minutes later. Diego Perotti then struck twice to inspire deny a Ronaldo-less-Juventus a winning end to the season. Maurizio Sarri's side had secured their 9th consecutive Serie A title with 2 games in hand but lost both. With only 2 wins in their final eight games, Juventus ended the domestic campaign just 1 point clear of Inter Milan. They next take on Lyon in the Champions League round of 16 tie on August 8.