In front of 88,000 spectators in Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Juventus won their first friendly match with Massimiliano Allegri on the bench. Thrashing the ISL All-Stars 8-1, the new coach used this opportunity to improve fitness levels and played some of his stars to lift spirits and give the side confidence after mediocre displays in the past two friendlies.
In a heaving atmosphere, those present chanted words of encouragement, sang the club songs and even took time to thank Antonio Conte and make their feelings on the potential sale of Arturo Vidal clear. Indonesia loves Juventus, and this Asian tour is not only a way of increasing revenue by growing the brand worldwide, but it has provided the side with the opportunity to witness firsthand how much their fans outside of Italy support and love them.
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