Sampdoria defeated again

It was a difficult victory, but Juventus' demonstration of mental strength earned them all three points on Sunday against a plucky Sampdoria side 2-1. Securing their ninth consecutive victory, the Bianconeri are now level on points with Inter in second place, only two points behind league leaders Napoli.

Facing Vincenzo Montella's Sampdoria was always going to be a challenge, especially as they have mastered the art of scoring and seem to have discovered the perfect strategy to exploit the strengths of the side. A side that relies on the counter-attack, the team hoped that by sitting back and defending they could spring a surprise when possession was won back.

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