Juventus blew their chance of going nine points ahead as they are just seven points clear of Atalanta in the Serie A as Maurizio Sarri’s side drew against Sassuolo in a high goal-scoring 3-3 draw.
Danilo broke the dead-lock in the opening minutes of the game. Pjanic cut the ball back to the Brazilian full-back who curled a first-time finish into the centre of the goal with Andrea Consligi might have done a better job than that between the sticks.
Gonzalo Higuain extended Juve’s lead to two six minutes later, who snibbed a perfectly weighted pass over the top of Sassuolo’s defence amd cooly doubled their lead.
Sassuolo side battled on after they pull one back in the 29th minute. Filip Duricic picked out the top-right corner after Francesco Caputo assisted the Serbian to cut the deficit in half.
Szczesny was kept busy during the first 45 as the Juventus defence relied on his keeping skills to get them out of trouble. However, the Polish was beaten again with a fanatic wonderful left-footed free kick into the top-right corner from Domenico Berardi.
Francesco Caputo aided Sassuolo to take the lead just 3 minutes later after their equaliser making it 3-2. Caputo broke the record tonight scoring 17 goals – most goals in a single campaign in club’s history.
Cristiano Ronaldo failed to score tonight rather, the left-back Alex Sandro helped to produce a surprising 64th goal, arriving at an excellent delivery from corner with a fine diving header to even the scores.
Maurizio Sarri’s side has now failed to win their last three games – losing to AC Milan and a couple of draws against Atalanta and now Sassuolo. Juventus sit at the top of the table with 77 points after pushing the lead to a point further to 2nd placed Atalanta with 70 points.
Juventus will face Lazio in their next Serie A encounter at the Allianz Stadium. Lazio are third at the moment in a run for the title race with 69 points with 5 matches still to play till the end of the season.