Consequence: Bologna 0-2 Juventus
Date: 12 January 2019
Venue: Stadio Renato Dall’Ara
Defending Coppa Italia champions Juventus started the defence of their title with a 2-Zero victory over Bologna within the spherical of 16 on Saturday night.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri opted for a modifications for the tie as Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala and Alex Sandro had been solely named on the bench.
The Outdated Girl broke the impasse after 9 minutes with a close-range end after the Genoa defence didn’t clear their traces from a nook.
It was one-way site visitors within the first half, however the one different likelihood fell to Leonardo Bonucci on 30 minutes however his header was saved by goalkeeper Angelo da Costa.
The guests needed to wait till the 49th minute for the second aim, with 18-year-old Moise Kean turning dwelling Douglas Costa’s deflected effort.
Ronaldo was to be launched after the hour mark, with Kean making for the ultimate 30 minutes of the second half.
The remaining phases of the second half failed to offer any goal-mouth motion as each coaches opted to make modifications, which disrupted the circulation of the sport.
In the long run, 2-Zero was how the rating remained as Allegri’s will proceed the defence of their crown.