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Sport Cagliari 2-0 Juventus: Gagliano and Simeone down champions

01:40  30 july  2020
01:40  30 july  2020 Source:   goal.com

Simeone: "Two extraordinary teams ahead of us"

 Simeone: © Provided by Sofoot A Liga with alternating custody. Completely outdistanced by Real and Barça, Atlético de Madrid will once again not be champion of Spain this season. If "understands the dissatisfaction of the fans" , Diego Simeone wanted to recall the difficulty of reaching the heights in a championship which counts two cadors. "We are the only ones playing in a championship where there are two teams that are generally champions," said Cholo at a press conference on Wednesday.

Juventus went down to their third Serie A defeat since the season resumed as Luca Gagliano and Giovanni Simeone sealed victory for Cagliari . First-half goals from Luca Gagliano and Giovanni Simeone gave Cagliari a deserved 2 - 0 victory over Serie A champions Juventus .

Cristiano Ronaldo's hopes of finishing as Europe's top scorer are dealt a blow as he fails to score as champions Juventus are beaten by Cagliari . Luca Gagliano 's close-range finish and Giovanni Simeone 's powerful drive secured the win for the hosts. Ronaldo trails Lazio striker Ciro Immobile by

a football player on a field: Cagliari forward Giovanni Simeone © Getty Images Cagliari forward Giovanni Simeone

First-half goals from Luca Gagliano and Giovanni Simeone gave Cagliari a deserved 2-0 victory over Serie A champions Juventus.

Juve wrapped up their ninth consecutive title with a 2-0 win over Sampdoria at the weekend, although patchy recent form means Maurizio Sarri's side have now won only two of their past seven matches.

A vibrant Cagliari were the beneficiaries on this occasion, with Gagliano giving them an early lead to set them on the way to a first July win at the ninth and final attempt.

Simeone 'clear' on Atletico transfer plans amid Tagliafico links

  Simeone 'clear' on Atletico transfer plans amid Tagliafico links The Colchoneros already have a good idea of what they will be looking for when the transfer window opens, according to their coachAtleti were unable to mount a title challenge this term but have guaranteed a top-four finish in La Liga, meaning a place in next season's Champions League.

Luca Gagliano (left) celebrates his early goal for Cagliari . Giovanni Simeone smashed a right-footed shot beyond Gigi Buffon to double the hosts’ lead just before half-time. Ronaldo had seen a goal ruled out for offside and could not find a way past the Cagliari defence in the second period despite Juve

Cagliari vs JuventusJuventus beaten 2 - 0 at Cagliari . Billy Munday. The Portuguese forward failed to score as Juventus were beaten 2 - 0 by Cagliari on Wednesday night. Luca Gaglione and Giovanni Simeone netted the goals for the hosts as they got one over on the newly crowned Scudetto winners.

It proved a frustrating night for Cristiano Ronaldo, while Simeone – the son of Atletico Madrid boss Diego – came up with a superb finish worthy of the five-time Ballon d'Or winner in first-half stoppage time.

Gianluigi Buffon was back in the Juventus starting line-up and picking the ball out of his net in the eighth minute, when Federico Mattiello drove Paolo Farago's right-wing cross back across goal for Gagliano to finish from close range.

Ronaldo – engaged in what appears to be an increasingly futile pursuit of Ciro Immobile in the Capocannoniere stakes – touched in Federico Bernardeschi's stabbed throughball from an offside position and racked up four blocked attempts by the interval.

Gonzalo Higuain volleyed over from Bernardeschi's 38th-minute corner before Juve found themselves further beyond due to Simeone's sublime 20-yard drive.

Lazio qualified for the next Champions League!

 Lazio qualified for the next Champions League! © Supplied by Sofoot The adorable Ciro and his friends! Lazio 2-1 Cagliari Goals: Milinkovic-Savic (46th), Immobile (59th) for Lazio // Simeone (45th) for Cagliari A Z which means Ciro. Thanks in particular to its striker Ciro Immobile, Lazio overthrew Cagliari to validate his return to the Champions League. The match started strong with an entry for the visitors with a bright free kick from João Pedro, who landed the spider's web before seeing his goal denied, as the kick was indirect.

MATCH INFO - Cagliari vs Juventus Highlights Start date 29. Jul 2020, 20:45 Referee Davide Ghersini, Italy Avg. cards 0.29 4.69 Location Cagliari , Italy. Cagliari . d l d l l. Luca Gagliano . 8'. Giovanni Pablo Simeone . 45'. 2 : 0 . Show Score.

Find Juventus vs Cagliari result on Yahoo Sports. View full match commentary including video highlights, news, team line-ups, player ratings, stats and more. Game Details. Date: Stadium: Juventus Stadium.

Joao Pedro sent a shot from similar range skimming wide early in the second half before Buffon plunged to keep out a Simeone volley – the defence in front of the veteran gloveman continuing to look terribly disjointed.

Atalanta-bound Simone Muratore had a long-range effort saved by Cagliari keeper Alessio Cragno, who also got down sharply to keep out Ronaldo's left-footer from 25 yard in the 68th minute.

Simeone might have added to his tally and Juve's misery when he sliced wide before the visitors pounded at the Cagliari defence with diminishing return until the final whistle.

What does it mean? Sarri has steepening Champions League task

The more Juventus turn in performances like this, the less their schedule of competitive action before the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Lyon feels like an advantage.

The Ligue 1 side have, of course, been out of action since March as they prepare to defend a 1-0 lead in Turin next month. Sarri badly needs his team to find some rhythm, something an experimental line-up entirely ruled out in Sardinia.

Milinković-Savić wants to play the Champions League with Lazio

 Milinković-Savić wants to play the Champions League with Lazio © Supplied by Sofoot End of the show? The Stadio Olimpico will find the little music of the Champions League next season. But with or without Sergej Milinković-Savić? Tracked by several clubs, the Serbian seemed to want to end the soap opera even before it (re) starts. “Since I arrived here in 2015, my goal has always been to play in the Champions League with Lazio.

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Simeone back in the groove

The moment of defining quality was produced by Simeone as he sized up a backpedalling Leonardo Bonucci before lashing beyond a helpless Buffon. It was his 12th goal of the Serie A season – closing on the 14 he scored in a breakout 2017-18 at Fiorentina.

That form proved good enough to earn international honours, but the last of his five caps also came in 2018. At 25, he still has plenty of time to get back on track.

Record man Ronaldo falls flat

Ronaldo is two shy of chalking up the most prolific Serie A season in Juventus history even if Immobile is now surely out of reach. But he was brought to Turin to help bring Champions League glory.

The sight of that wider goal appeared to be lost by all concerned as Sarri indulged a spiralling shot count and another 90 minutes in the legs for the 35-year-old.

What's next

Juventus wrap up their Serie A season at home to Roma on Saturday, when Cagliari are on the road at in-form Milan.


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Golden boot slips away from Cristiano Ronaldo as Immobile widens gap .
Juventus lost 2-0 against Cagliari on Wednesday.Lazio defeated Brescia 2-0 last night, thanks to Immobile's strike and Joaquin Correa's early goal. Despite having his team lose out to Juventus on the Serie A title race, Immobile looks to be on course to capture the European golden boot. He took the outright lead after overtaking Bayern Munich player Robert Lewandowski, who already wrapped up his Bundesliga season with 34 goals.

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