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Serie A 2023-24: Juventus FC Secure Top Spot With 2-1 Victory Over AC Monza

Juventus led 1-0 for almost the entire match however, Valentín Carboni equalized the score. Later with Federico Gatti's goal, Juventus won the match. Juventus remain unbeaten in nine league matches

Juventus players celebrate Adrien Rabiot goal against AC Monza during the Serie A football match
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Juventus moved to the top of the Italian league on Friday after a dramatic 2-1 win at Monza. (More Football News)

The Turin side led 1-0 for almost the entire game only to see Valentín Carboni equalize for Monza a minute into injury time.

However, the visitors reacted with aplomb and three minutes later Federico Gatti converted a cut-back from France midfielder Adrien Rabiot to give Juventus the lead again — and all three points.

The main action of the game until then came after 12 minutes. Monza goalkeeepr Michele Di Gregorio saved his team twice in quick succession, first from Dusan Vlahovic's penalty and then again brilliantly from the rebound.

However, Rabiot rose to meet the resulting corner and power an unstoppable header into the net to give Juventus the lead.

The Turin giant is now unbeaten in nine league games.

The result lifts Juventus into first place in Serie A. It's a point ahead of Inter Milan, which plays fourth-place and defending champion Napoli on Sunday.

Monza, which was promoted from Serie B last season and has surprised fans with its string of solid results, remains in 10th place with 18 points from 14 games.

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