The January 10, 2021 was the last time that Paulo Dybala he had been inside a soccer field defending the Juventus cabbages. In between, they passed 18 matches between Serie A, Coppa Italia, Italian Super Cup and Champions League where he could not see minutes due to a ligament injury.
Almost three months later, the Cordovan was again able to face Torino for the local contest, but a secret meeting, violating local protocols, generated an internal sanction and Andrea Pirlo left him out of the list. However, the day of the rematch was about to come and it was a defining moment.
Paulo Dyabal defines for Juventus 2-0 and scores after three months. Photo: Reuters
This Wednesday, Juventus and Napoli They caught up in Serie A with the game that was suspended in August and that led to the TAS due to the impediment of the Naples authorities from allowing Gatusso’s team to travel. On date 3, the duel took place at Juventus Stadium with the locals.
At 13 minutes into the match, the account was opened with the tournament’s top scorer. Cristiano Ronaldo It gave the advantage to the premises and put order in an even meeting and of dispute for the places of Champions League. With this result, the first stage was closed and the return of Dybala, present at the bank, is awaited.
68 minutes into the game was the moment where Pirlo decided to give the Argentine minutes, which barely five minutes later he was going to have his moment. After a ball received inside the area, he settled down to cross the left-handed palota and beat Meret for the 2 to 0 and explode of emtions
Paulo Dybala, excited, receives a hug from his teammates. Photo: Reuters
He shouted wildly, knees to the floor and hands to his face expressing the suffering he had in these 90 days. His teammates did not hesitate to support him and even the substitutes joined the celebration, which ended with a T-shirt and the dedication to his mother for the birthday.
When victory was a fact for Juve, Napoli managed to put tension in the final minutes and penalty, Lorenzo Insigne cheated on Buffon and closed the 2 to 1 final, which leaves Juventus in third place, 1 behind Milan, but the 12th of Inter that he won again and that seems to be heading to a new title, cutting a streak of nine consecutive conquests of the “Vecchia Signora”, although there are still 9 dates to be disputed.