Juventus 2-2 Sassuolo: Gianluigi Buffon error gifts visitors a point


Gianluigi Buffon re-signed for Juventus in July after spending 17 years at the club between 2001 and 2018

An error by ragged goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon saw Juventus held by Sassuolo at Allianz Stadium.

Leonardo Bonucci opened the scoring after 20 minutes with a deflected strike sooner than Jeremie Boga’s deft chip levelled the scores quickly after.

The away facet then took the lead correct after the interval as Buffon fumbled Francesco Caputo’s effort into the procure.

Cristiano Ronaldo became as soon as readily accessible to equalise and keep his team’s blushes with a penalty with 22 minutes left.

The hosts started successfully in Turin, as they attempted to diagram it five straight league wins, however Emre Can became as soon as unable to rework from shut differ in the gap moments.

Maurizio Sarri’s facet then took a deserved lead when captain Bonucci’s shot from the threshold of the box became as soon as deflected into the far corner.

But their lead simplest lasted two minutes as Boga beat the offside trap and lifted the ball over Buffon to diagram it 1-1.

Sassuolo, who rise to 12th with this point, on a recurring foundation tested Juventus’ 41-300 and sixty five days-historical goalkeeper, and he became as soon as at fault after they in the extinguish took the lead by Caputo.

The ragged stopper became as soon as making his 645th Serie A day out however simplest his fifth of the season, which scheme he’s simplest two appearances from reaching Paulo Maldini’s fable of 647 video games.

Buffon’s reverse number, Stefano Turati, who became as soon as making his senior debut for Sassuolo, impressed as he made several gorgeous saves to assist out a Ronaldo free-kick, Gonzalo Higuain and Aaron Ramsey gradual on.

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However the younger keeper, who became as soon as born 11 days after Buffon made his Serie A debut in August 2001, became as soon as unable to assist out Ronaldo’s mighty place of dwelling-kick which earned the Serie A leaders some extent.

Ronaldo also had a diagram dominated out for offside at 1-2.

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