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Stats of Note from Juventus vs Sassuolo

  • 2—Two, the number of consecutive games in which Simone Pepe has provided an assist. He set up Fernando Llorente’s goal in the Coppa Italia loss to Fiorentina and assisted the winning strike from Paul Pogba in the 1-0 win over Sassuolo.
  • 3—Three, the number of minutes played by center back Andrea Barzagli. This was Barzagli’s first appearance of the season after a lengthy injury spell.
  • 1—One, the number of saves by Marco Storari. With Gianluigi Buffon out, Storari stepped in and kept a clean sheet. He clearly wasn’t bothered much.
  • 5—Five, the number of players with Juventus connections that saw the field for Sassuolo. Forward Domenico Berardi is on loan at Sassuolo from Juve, while fellow forward Simone Zaza is a former Bianconeri player. Juve have a buy-back option in his contract. Matteo Brighi and Federico Peluso have both spent multiple years in Turin as Juve players while substitute Raman Chibsah is a former Juventus youth player.

All stats courtesy of http://www.whoscored.com/ unless otherwise noted.

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