Only a point for Juve against Sampdoria

Juventus' 1-1 draw at home to Sampdoria on Sunday felt like a defeat for the hosts. It's clear Juve were the superior team, but their failure to make the most of their chances, especially in the first half, will trouble them as they attempt to keep Roma at bay in the table.

Aside from the immediate disappointment of dropped the points, the main issue to come from the match is the form of Arturo Vidal.

The Chilean is quite simply a shadow of his former self. While Juventus have been in terrific form in certain games, what they truly have lacked is their warrior in midfield; the man who can both improve their attacking ability, as well as secure the back line. Had the old Vidal been playing as he knows how, the Old Lady would have simply been unstoppable this season.

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