European roundup: Juventus complete comeback in 4-3 win over Roma | European club football

Juventus scored three objectives in seven second-half minutes to complete an astonishing comeback and beat Roma 4-3 after Wojciech Szczesny saved a late penalty to maintain them in entrance on the Stadio Olimpico.

Tammy Abraham put hosts Roma in entrance however Paulo Dybala made it 1-1 going into the break earlier than objectives from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Lorenzo Pellegrini put Roma in cost early in the second half.

Juve fought again as Manuel Locatelli and Dejan Kulusevski scored inside two minutes of one another and Mattia De Sciglio fired house a fourth on the 77th minute.

Roma had been awarded a penalty after Matthijs de Ligt was proven a second yellow for handball with 9 minutes remaining, however Szczesny guessed the precise approach to save Pellegrini’s penalty in entrance of a shocked house crowd. Juventus moved as much as 38 factors in fifth place, six factors forward of eighth-placed Roma.


An acrobatic Andrea Petagna effort earned Napoli a 1-0 win over Sampdoria to maintain Luciano Spalletti’s aspect in the hunt for the Serie A title and finish their three-match dropping run at house. The Italian striker guided a volley into the highest nook after 43 minutes because the hosts lastly made their stress depend.

Elsewhere, Luis Muriel struck twice as Atalanta received 6-2 towards an Udinese aspect lacking 12 gamers via Covid, preserving the Bergamo aspect in fourth, two factors behind Napoli.

Luis Muriel finds space inside the Udinese box to score
Luis Muriel (second proper) finds area contained in the Udinese field to attain. {Photograph}: Gabriele Menis/EPA

Giacomo Raspadori and the substitute Gianluca Scamacca each scored twice as Sassuolo hammered Empoli 5-1 to attract stage with the Tuscans on 28 factors, however transfer forward of them into ninth place on head-to-head document.

Within the Bundesliga, Milos Pantovic scored a second-half winner for Bochum towards fellow strugglers Wolfsburg, who’ve now misplaced their final eight in all competitions, a run not seen since 1997.

Cologne continued their bid for European football subsequent 12 months with a 3-1 win at Hertha Berlin. Objectives from Anthony Modeste, Ondrej Duda and Jan Thielmann sealed the victory for Cologne, who’re sixth, simply two factors off off a Champions League berth.

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