(EFE) – A double scored from the penalty spot by Leonardo Bonucci gave Juventus a valuable 0-2 victory this Saturday at the Roman Olympic Stadium against Lazio of his former coach Maurizio Sarri and allowed the Turin team to catch up with the local team in fifth position.
Without the Argentine Paulo Dybala, off due to muscular discomfort, the goals were put by Bonucci, a central defender with excellent technique, scoring two key maximum penalties to win at the home of a Lazio who had won 19 of their last 23 games at the Olímpico.
The Juventine team, which seeks to regain rhythm after a negative start to the campaign, placed fifth, four points behind UEFA Champions League spots and momentarily eleven of the two leaders, Napoli and Milan.
He prevailed with suffering at the start of the duel, before putting his victory on track in the 23rd minute with the first of two penalties transformed by captain Bonucci, against a Lazio that could not count on Ciro Immobile in the lead.
Juventus grew with the passing of the minutes, in which the Spanish Álvaro Morata started, and sentenced Lazio in 83 thanks to a new penalty marked by Bonucci.
They were three key points for Massimiliano Allegri’s team, which won for the first time by more than one goal in Serie A this season, before next week’s appointment against Atalanta, fourth, who beat Spezia East 5-2. same Saturday.