Juventus make a bright start with a convincing win at Udinese

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Juventus made a top-class start in the 2023/24 Serie A season with a 3-0 win at Udinese.
The Bianconeri made the job easier with three first-half goals from Federico Chiesa, Dusan Vlahovic, and Adrien Rabiot.
In the game that Federico Chiesa started as a striker, he put his name on the score sheet within under two minutes.
Vlahovic won the ball in the midfield and set up Chiesa for the opener. The Italy attacker drills it low between Jaka Bijol’s legs from the edge of the box.

Juve also got a chance to extend their lead, but Marco Silvestri used his legs to deny Andrea Cambiaso’s angled drive.
Juventus will eventually double their lead after Alex Sandro’s cross was charged down by the trailing hand behind Festy Ebosele’s back.

Vlahovic stepped up for the spot kick and sent Silvestri the wrong way.
The chance came the way of the host as Wallace blasted the effort over the bar from a distance, and Florian Thauvin stung Wojciech Szczesny’s gloves on the counter-attack.

Juve then took the game beyond their host in the first-half stoppage. Chiesa started the move with a back-heel flick while Andrea Cambiaso’s cross found Adrien Rabiot at the back post to nod the ball over the line with his forehead.
Udinese looked for a way to reduce the deficit in the second half, but Thauvin’s deflected curler skimmed the far top corner.

After blasting his previous chance wide, Sandri Lovric should’ve done better when nodding a Samardzic, but the effort went wide.

Beto also got to a promising position but ballooned it over.

Juventus continued their attack as a header from Samuel Iling Junior went over.

Vlahovic couldn’t double his tally as his diving header was disallowed for offside.

Szczesny got his first clean of the season, making a brave double save on Perez and the Lorenzo Lucca follow-up.

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