Juventus have won the Italian Super Cup, defeating Napoli in the final by 4-2. The result of the match couldn’t be decided in the first 90 minutes. So, the match was extended for the next 30 minutes. The players of Juventus played brilliantly in extra time and won the match convincingly.
Napoli took lead twice in the match, but, on both the occasions, Juventus leveled the score.
The Juventus players were on the attack right from the start of the match. The players of Napoli were looking under a bit of pressure. But, all of a sudden, Edinson Cavani got through the defense of Juventus and scored a fantastic goal in 27th minute of the match. The goalkeeper of Juventus, Gianluigi Buffon, tried to bounce the ball back into the play again, but, Cavani kicked the ball powerfully on the rebound and succeeded to beat the goal keeper this time around.
But, Napoli couldn’t maintain the lead for too long – they weren’t really expected to win the match, in spite of ebing named as one of James Richardson’s football betting tips prior to the match.
Juventus leveled the score in 37th minute when Kwadwo Asamoah scored a brilliant goal. This was the first goal of Asamoah for Juventus. He joined Juventus this season and he proved his utility in the team. But, Napoli took the lead for the second time in the 41st minute. Goran Pandev scored the second goal for Napoli. Gianluigi Buffon moved from his position and tried to make a save, but, Pandev kicked the ball over Buffon’s head and the ball went into the goal post.
In the second half, the Juventus players were trying hard to level the score and they succeeded in the 73rd minute when Vidal took the advantage of the penalty kick and Juventus came back in the match again. At the end of the second half, the scores were tied at 2-2, triggering extra-time, and causing a new flurry of fans to watch the live Football Online.
In the extra time, Christian Maggio of Napoli headed the ball in his own goal post by mistake and Juventus got up by 3-2. Four minutes later, Mirco Vucinic made the score 4-2 by capitalizing on a wonderful pass from Claudio Marchisio. Napoli wasn’t able to make a comeback after that and lost the match. In the later part of the second half, Pandev and Juan Zuniga were shown red cards by the referee and Napoli played with only nine players in the extra time.