Juventus 4-2 Sampdoria: Adrien Rabiot nets twice in a thriller as hosts return to winning ways


Juventus 4-2 Sampdoria: Adrien Rabiot nets twice after Gleison Bremer’s early opener as Massimiliano Allegri’s side return to winning ways in Serie A despite Dusan Vlahovic’s penalty miss

  • Juventus took the lead through Gleison Bremer before Adrien Rabiot doubled it
  • Sampdoria fought back with quick goals by Tommaso Augello and Filip Duricic
  • Adrien Rabiot struck again in the 64th minute before Matias Soule’s late header  

Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot scored in each half to help secure a 4-2 victory over bottom club Sampdoria in a thrilling game on Sunday that lifted his side to seventh place and within sight of the last European spot.

Massimiliano Allegri’s Turin outfit now have 38 points and are four behind sixth-placed Atalanta. Gleison Bremer put Juve ahead with a header after 11 minutes when he outjumped the Sampdoria defence.

Rabiot doubled the lead with another header after 26 minutes when he met Fabio Miretti’s cross from the right.

The visitors then scored twice in 72 seconds just after the half-hour when Tommaso Augello tapped in a deflected shot before Filip Djuricic sent the Allianz Stadium into a shocked silence when he took a pass from the byline and fired into the corner.

Adrien Rabiot scored twice as Juventus returned to winning way in a five-goal thriller

Juventus took the lead on the 10-minute mark thanks Gleison Bremer's header

Juventus took the lead on the 10-minute mark thanks Gleison Bremer’s header

Rabiot doubled the lead with his header of his own in the 26th minute

Rabiot doubled the lead with his header of his own in the 26th minute 

Rabiot became the hero of the night for the home supporters though when he scored his second of the match after 64 minutes with a volley from the edge of the box.

The constant pressure in the last part of the match paid off for Juve when Matias Soule headed home the rebound after a save by Sampdoria’s Martin Turk four minutes into stoppage time.

The defeat leaves the Genoa club bottom with 12 points from 26 matches, 12 points adrift of the safety zone.  

Sampdoria got one back in the 31st minute through Tommaso Augello's half volley

Sampdoria got one back in the 31st minute through Tommaso Augello’s half volley

Filip Djuricic took a pass from the byline and fired into the corner just one minute later

Filip Djuricic took a pass from the byline and fired into the corner just one minute later

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