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Serie A: Juventus vs Spezia Player Ratings as Juve cross the line with a marginal 1-0 victory

Juventus vs Spezia: Juventus host Spezia in Round 28 of the Serie A at the Allianz Arena, Torino.
The game was a good watch for the viewers as the ball was at both ends of the pitch at regular intervals. But Alvaro Morata’s 44th strike from a Manuel Locatelli pass was the decisive moment in the match. Spezia tried to come back in the game, but Juventus’ defense was up for the task.
Let’s look at the player ratings for the clash: –


Juventus vs Spezia Player Ratings


Juventus

Wojciech Szczesny (7/10): Juventus player Szczesny had a good game in goal. He made 4 saves and kept a well-deserved clean sheet.
Danilo (7.5/10): Danilo was brilliant on the right flank. He pushed whenever given an opportunity and made key passes up front.
Daniele Rugani (7.1/10): Stand-in center back, Rugani had a decent game. His passing from the back was good and looked compact defensive.
Matthijs de Ligt (7.7/10): de Ligt was at his usual best with headed clearances and interceptions. He also completed the most passes in the match- 76.
Luca Pellegrini (6.9/10): Pellegrini was good at his position. He was booked for a sloppy foul before being subbed off in the second half.

Manuel Locatelli (8/10): Locatelli provided the assist for the only goal in the match. He played further up the pitch in the game than his usual position.
Arthur (7.5/10): Arthur made his presence felt in the match as he was dominant in the midfield. His possession and distribution was good.
Adrien Rabiot (7.6/10): Rabiot played in the midfield of 3 and provided key passes for the forwards.
Juan Cuadrado (8.2/10): Cuadrado was adjudged man of the match for his performance. He completed the most dribbles in the match (5) as well.
Dusan Vlahovic (6.5/10): Vlahovic had a rare off day lately. He showed his presence in the front but did not make any shots.
Alvaro Morata (8/10): The Spanish striker scored the only goal in the match. He finessed the ball into the far corner from the edge of the box.

Substitutes:
Federico Bernardeschi (6.2/10): Bernardeschi replaced Pellegrini and played a good part in holding the lead till the final whistle.
Moise Kean (NA)


Spezia

Ivan Provedel (6.3/10): Provedel faced only 3 shots out of which he conceded 1, which was the game-decider.
Salvador Ferrer (6.5/10): Ferrer was good in his position but did not get the support from his strikers going forward.
Martin Erlic (7.1/10): Erlic played well to keep the dangerous Juve forwards at bay. A few of his recovery tackles were very good.
Dimitrios Nikolaou (7/10): Nikolaou, along with Erlic, put in a lot of effort to keep the scoreline to just 1-0.
Arkadiusz Reca (6.1/10): Spezia did not see lots of chances coming in from the left flank, indicating Reca’s ineffectiveness.

Kevin Agudelo (5.7/10): Agudelo could not impose himself in the midfield. He lost 10 duels in the match, which was the most.
Simone Bastoni (6.8/10): Bastoni tried to impact the game, but was not successful as there was a lack in finishing in the front.
Giulio Maggiore (7/10): Maggiore made a few runs on the left wing but could not produce anything decisive.
Emmanuel Quartsin Gyasi (6/10): Gyasi was away from the ball for most of the match as he had just 37 touches in the whole game- least for any outfield player.
Rey Manaj (6/10): The forward had just one shot on target and looked out of touch. He was replaced in the second half.
Daniele Verde (7.1/10): Verde tried attacking Juve’s goal. But the defenders were too good for him on the day.

Substitutes:
Viktor Kovalenko (NA)
Mehdi Bourabia (NA)

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