Another wasted opportunity. With Roma managing only a scoreless draw against last-place Parma, it was believed Juventus would thrash Serie A's second-worst team, Cesena, to open a nine-point gap at the top of the league table. No such luck. Arrogance and nonchalance robbed Massimiliano Allegri and his men of taking another step forward towards another league title and the chance to build momentum prior to their important clash against Borussia Dortmund next week.
One thing that was said before this match was that Cesena possessed athletic ability that could be sustained for short bursts throughout, which made them dangerous. The only problem was whether or not they had the ability to make the most of the opportunities they created. Playing in front of their own fans, Gregoire Defrel not only provided the quality his side required but the confidence to put Juventus on the back foot.
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