Lazio beat Juventus 3-1 to lift Italian Super Cup

Lazio beat Juventus 3-1 to clinch Italian Super Cup in Riyadh

Cristiano Ronaldo removes silver medal instantly after taking it off in the post-match ceremony, Juventus lost the Italian super cup against Lazio.

The Dutch worldwide was last in the starting eleven back on the 7th of December and on Sunday, De Ligt sat again on the bench as Juventus lost 3-1 to Lazio in the Supercoppa.

Senad Lulic volleyed Lazio back into the lead with 17 minutes to go.

Just over two weeks on from defeating the Bianconeri by the same score in the league, Lazio were once again the scourge of Maurizio Sarri's men in Riyadh.

Lazio were threatening in the early stages and eventually got the opener in the 16th minute courtesy of Luis Alberto, who fired a powerful strike into the roof of the net after Sergej Milinkovic-Savic delivered a square ball.

Danilo Cataldi sealed the victory for Lazio from the resultant free-kick, after curling one into the top corner as Lazio were crowned Super Cup champions for 2019.

Dybala turned in the rebound from close range after Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha could only parry Ronaldo's effort.

However Simone Inzaghi's aspect have been again in entrance after 73 minutes.

Sarri has faced constant questions from the Italian media this season as to whether he would use Ronaldo, Dybala - who with four goals is now the all-time leading scorer in Supercoppa history - and Gonzalo Higuain in the same starting line-up.

The Supercoppa was the flawless alternative for that experiment however the trio have been usually attempting to play in the identical central areas, which meant Juve at instances lacked width and have been a tad one-dimensional. Lulic was a first-rate instance of that and the skipper made a few important contributions for Inzaghi's aspect.



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