AC Milan 1-3 Juventus – Federico Chiesa produced a Man of the Match performance to help Juventus beat AC Milan and just about keep Juve in the hunt for this season’s Serie A title.
Juventus gave themselves a Serie A lifeline with a 3-1 win over AC Milan at the San Siro on Wednesday night.
Defeat for the ‘Old Lady’ on Wednesday was unthinkable, it would have left Juventus a massive 13 points behind Milan.
As it stands, Juventus are now only 7 points behind Milan, and with a game in hand.
The 3-1 defeat also ended Milan’s unbeaten run this season.
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Despite being top of the Serie A table, Milan are far from favourites. Quite clearly both punters and bookmakers expect their bubble to burst.
City neighbours, Inter Milan are the favourites to lift this season’s title. Antonio Conte’s team are 8/5 to win their first Scudetto since 2010.
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Current champions Juventus, are going for the their 10th title in a row. Under new boss Andrea Pirlo, the ‘Old Lady’ haven’t got going yet this season, and look well short of their best.
Juventus need to have a strong second half of the season to make it ten in a row.
But they will be up against an experienced Inter side, and in Antonio Conte, Inter have a manager who knows how to win titles.