May 17, 2022

Juventus sacks Coach Maurizio Sarri after Champions League Knockout

Juventus sacks Coach Maurizio Sarri after Champions League Knockout
Juventus sacks Coach Maurizio Sarri after Champions League Knockout

Juventus sacks Coach Maurizio Sarri after Champions League Knockout. The former Chelsea boss, 61, only took charge of Juventus in June last year, signing a three-year contract and helping the club to win their ninth consecutive Serie A title last month.

 

On Friday, August 7, Juventus suffered a round-of-16 exit to the French club despite a 2-1 win, losing on the away goals after the tie ended 2-2 on aggregate.

 

It is the first time Juventus have failed to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League since 2015/16 under Massimiliano Allegri.

 

On Saturday, August 8, a Juventus statement said: “Juventus Football Club announces that Maurizio Sarri has been relieved of his post as coach of the First Team.

Juventus sacks Coach Maurizio Sarri after Champions League Knockout

 

“The club would like to thank the coach for having written a new page in Juventus’ history with the victory of the ninth-consecutive championship, the culmination of a personal journey that led him to climb all the divisions of Italian football.”

 

Sarri leaves Juventus with a record of 34 wins, eight draws, and nine defeats in 51 matches. Their tally of 83 points in Serie A this season was the lowest of their nine-season run of titles.

 

Juventus also lost the Italian Supercup to Lazio and the Coppa Italia final to Napoli.

Juventus sacks Coach Maurizio Sarri after Champions League Knockout

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