May 18, 2021

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Three Juventus players named among the flops of the Serie A weekend

Despite a dramatic late victory over Udinese on Sunday, Juve’s performance was miserable.

Andrea Pirlo’s men found themselves lagging behind from the early stages of the game and never seemed to be on track to find their way back.

In fact, the Old Lady was barely able to threaten Simone Scuffet’s goal for the majority of the game, until Cristiano Ronaldo stamped his name on what looked like an unexpected late brace.

Even in the victory, the Old Lady’s players couldn’t escape harsh criticism from Italian observers, as three of them were named in the weekend’s worst XI.

According to Transfer market, Leonardo Bonucci, Alex Sandro and Federico Bernardeschi were among the flops of Matchday 34 of Serie A.

The Italian defender and his Brazilian teammate received a rating of 5.5, while the former Fiorentina winger only received a rating of 5 for his efforts on Sunday.

Perhaps the only team that has matched Juve’s ‘strong’ presence in the unwanted roster are Roma, with three participants – goalkeeper Daniel Fuzato, and wingers Davide Santon and Bruno Peres – in addition to their coach. starting Paulo Fonseca.

As for the Bianconeri trio, at least two of them could end up being dropped ahead of the decisive clash against Milan next weekend, with Giorgio Chiellini and Federico Chiesa potentially returning to replace Bonucci and Bernardeschi.

Worst XI of the 34th day: Fuzato (Rome); Peres (Rome), Bonucci (Juventus), Soumaoro (Bologna), Santon (Rome), Sandro (Juventus); Bernardeschi (Juventus), Ilic (Verona), Akpa Akpro (Lazio); Barrow (Bologna), Sanabria (Turin)