Serie A: Juventus vs AC Milan Player Ratings as both teams settle for a point in a high profile clash

Serie A: Juventus vs AC Milan Player Ratings as both teams settle for a point in a high profile clash
Serie A: Juventus vs AC Milan Player Ratings as both teams settle for a point in a high profile clash

Juventus and AC Milan played out an entertaining 1-1 draw at the Juventus Stadium. A 4th-minute goal from Alvaro Morata had given the Old Lady the perfect start after their recent struggles in Serie A. However, AC Milan pulled things back in the 76th minute when Ante Rebic scored his header to share the points.

The result meant Juventus are yet to win a match this season in Serie A and have now dropped down to 18th in the league. AC Milan on the other hand would be happy with the point and maintained their second spot, behind leaders Inter Milan.

Wojciech Szczęsny (GK) (6.5/10)

A decent game, from the under-fire keeper. He kept out a powerful strike from Kalulu in the final moments of the match to earn a point for his side.

Danilo (7/10)

Danilo played out an error-free match securing things at the back for Allegri’s side in the second half of the match when Milan attacked more from his side.

Leonardo Bonucci (7/10)

The defender stood out tall once again alongside his defensive partner to put up yet another impressive showing. He was cool and calm on the ball helping his side build from the back.

Georgino Chiellini (7/10) 

A captain’s performance from the 38-year old, who managed to bring a sense of calm into Juventus’ play whenever they had the ball. He made a great effort to match Ante Rebic in the second half as the striker looked set to score on more than one occasion.

Alex Sandro (6.5/10)

An iffy performance at left-back from the Brazilian, and was caught out by the AC Milan wingers in most counter-attacks. He failed to make an impact in the game going forward as well.

Juan Cuadrado (7/10)

He looked at a great pace and rhythm playing higher up the pitch. He did well with ground duels made a number of moves for his side from the right flank.

Rodrigo Bentancur (6.6/10)

Excellent performance in the first half from the Uruguayan midfielder. However, his impact died down in the second half as AC Milan stepped up their tempo and he failed to get on the ball much.

Manuel Locatelli (6/10)

Not his best performance in the Juventus shirt, as he looked tired in the second half giving away possession far too easily. His deliveries from set-pieces were also not up to the mark to help Morata and the attacking players.

Adrien Rabiot (6.5/10)

He kept a tight hold of the game, playing through the left-hand side of the midfield trio for the Allegri’s side. He had two shots on goal, but neither of them threatened the goalkeeper.

Paulo Dybala (7/10) 

An excellent performance from Dybala, and often looked the best player on the pitch for most of the first half and capped it off with his assist for the Juventus goal. Faded out towards the end of the second half and was replaced for the final 10 minutes.

Álvaro Morata (7.5/10) : 

He scored the first goal in the 4th minute of the match, putting an end to a perfect counterattack for the Bianconeris. A cool calm finish in front of the goal and was decent in holding up play throughout the match.

SUBSTITUTES

Moise Kean 6/10

The Italian striker failed to make any real impact on the game after coming on to replace Alvaro Morata in the second half.

Dejan Kulusevski 6/10

Had too little time to impact the match in any major way after coming on in the 80th minute to replace Paulo Dybala.

Federico Chiesa 6.5/10

He looked the most threatening of the three substitutes used by Massimiliano Allegri. He made himself available on the ball but failed to create any real chance for Juventus.

AC MILAN-

Mike Maignan 7/10

Had nothing to do for the first goal, but did brilliantly well to keep the score to 1-0 in the first half. Was excellent with his passing throughout the match and made 3 crucial saves.

Theo Hernandez 6/10

He failed to keep up with Morata for the first goal of the match, but was impressive for the rest of the match running up and down the left flank and put in a number of crosses for Rebic.

Fikayo Tomori 6.5/10

He started off at right-back but shifted to his more favored center-back position after the injury to Kjaer. The defender bodied Alvaro Morata and Moise Kean for most parts of the second half.

Simon Kjaer 6/10

Tweaked his muscle in a duel with Alvaro Morata and came off after 35 minutes. He made few good interceptions during his time on the pitch.

Alessio Romagnoli 7/10

The Italian defender looked settled at the back and led the defensive line in the absence of Kjaer throughout the match. He failed to keep a shot on target throughout the match.

Frank Kessie 6.5/10

He was pinned down in his own half for most of the first 45 minutes, and his side passes helped Milan to slow things down. He looked to tire out in the second half and was replaced at the hour mark by Bennacer.

Sandro Tonali 7/10

The midfielder looked under-par in the first half of the match as Juventus kept most of the ball. However, he made one of the most important contributions of the match putting in the cross for Ante Rebic’s equalizer.

Brahim Diaz 7/10

Another bright performance from the young winger, who ran riot around the left side of the pitch for AC Milan and came close to score a goal himself in the second half.

Rafael Leao 6.5/10

It was a disappointing performance from the winger, who was expected to exploit Juventus’ right side of the pitch. He did not force a save from S

Alexis Saelemakers 6.5/10

An ineffective performance from the winger, who failed to make much difference to Milan’s attacks in the first half. He was replaced by Florenzi at the hour mark.

Ante Rebic 7.5/10

He scored the equalizing goal from Tonali’s cross, winning the cross ahead of Manuel Locatelli to send his header into the top corner.

SUBSTITUTES

Pierre Kalulu 6.5 /10

Came on to replace Simon Kjaer in the first half and looked a bit shabby in the first half. However, he picked himself up in the second half keeping all of Juventus’ attacks out down the right flank.

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Ismael Bennacer 6/10

Took over the reins of midfield from Kessie and led a number of counterattacks towards the end of the match for AC Milan. He was also great at tracking back and denied Moise Kean a shot on goal.

Alessandro Florenzi 6/10

Came on at the hour mark and had a decent game. He had a great chance to score the winner in the final minute of the match, but his decision-making let his side down as Juventus were able to see it out. 

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