European roundup: Juventus lose at home to Empoli, Bayern thrash Hertha – Bundesliga | The Guardian

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Life after Cristiano Ronaldo got off to the worst possible start for Juventus as they were beaten at home by Empoli on Saturday evening. The defeat leaves Juventus in 13th place in Serie A after two matches.

The only goal of the game came midway through the first half courtesy of the Empoli striker Leonardo Mancuso. After half-time, the Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri introduced Álvaro Morata, Dejan Kulusevski and new signing Manuel Locatelli from the substitutes’ bench but, even with all that firepower on the pitch, they created few openings of note.

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