Everton loanee Moise Kean scored the only goal to help Juventus beat Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma to earn a fourth Serie A victory in a row. The Italian international knew little about the winner as Rodrigo Bentancur’s effort inadvertently came off his head and went in with just 16 minutes left to play.
Jose Mourinho’s Side Suffers third League Lose
Jose Mourinho’s side thought they had the winner when they were given a penalty, but Jordan Veretout saw his penalty saved by Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny after Tammy Abraham was brought down. Abraham had put the ball in the net as he was fouled, but referee Daniele Orsata had already blown for a penalty.
The England striker grabbed the ball to take the spot-kick but had it snatched off him by Veretout, who missed later missed the penalty. Federico Bernardeschi struck a spectacular bicycle kick, but it went straight at Rui Patricio in the second half.
Moise Kean could have put his side ahead after 15 in the game, but goalkeeper Patricio gathered a low drive. Kean’s fortunate goal put Juve ahead, and Roma responded with Gianluigi Mancini and Abraham seeing headers saved by Szczesny before the controversy of the penalty incident.
The loss is Jose Mourinho’s third league defeat and leaves nine points behind Napoli, who holds a 100% record after eight games with Victor Osihen’s goal. Juve has now moved up to seventh after turning around their poor start.