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Juventus fans urge players to ‘show off the balls’ as Serie A giants follow Chelsea’s Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta


Juventus continued their 4-0 humiliation against Chelsea with a disturbing 1-0 loss to Atalanta that left manager Max Allegri and booed fans in a state of fury.

The Serie A squad were torn to pieces by Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea midweek in the Champions League, with the Blues scoring three times in the second half for an easy victory.

Juventus fans let players know how they feel
Juventus fans urge players to 'show off the balls' as Serie A giants follow Chelsea's Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta
The club were beaten well by Chelsea then saw Atalanta win at their expense
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Juve might have had an excuse as they had already qualified for the knockout stages of the competition, but they didn’t have as much of a step back from Atalanta and felt the wrath of their fans.

A capricious pass from Alvaro Morata was intercepted by Berat Djimsiti in the 28th minute, with the Albanian defender instantly firing a first pass to Duvan Zapata.

Played side by side by an out of position Matthijs de Ligt, Zapata latched onto the ball, causing it to explode on a helpless Wojciech Szczesny for the eventual winner of the match.

Juve left the pitch at half-time for loud boos, and things only got worse in the second 45 when two of their best players this season, Federico Chiesa and Weston McKennie, got injured.

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Juventus fans urge players to 'show off the balls' as Serie A giants follow Chelsea's Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta
Morata hospital pass puts Juve in trouble
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Juventus fans urge players to 'show off the balls' as Serie A giants follow Chelsea's Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta
And de Ligt’s positioning made it easier for Zapata
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Juventus fans urge players to 'show off the balls' as Serie A giants follow Chelsea's Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta
Allegri seemed to be directing his anger at the fourth official
Juventus fans urge players to 'show off the balls' as Serie A giants follow Chelsea's Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta
A disagreement also erupted on the pitch following the whistle.

Atalanta secured their first away victory against Juve since 1989, leaving the Old Lady seven points behind the Champions League places in eighth place.

Allegri returned to coach Juventus this season after five Serie A titles at the helm between 2014 and 2019, and had already unleashed his fury after a poor start to the season.

This time his anger was directed at the fourth official as the livid 54-year-old left the pitch as the tension continued.

A small skirmish erupted between the two formations after the final whistle, when only five black and white players had the courage to face supporters.

Curva Sud supporters reportedly shouted “show balls” throughout the game, and only de Ligt, Szczesny, Paulo Dybala, Leonardo Bonucci and Juan Cuadrado bothered to walk and cheer them after the loss.

Juventus fans urge players to 'show off the balls' as Serie A giants follow Chelsea's Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta
Only a handful of Juve players have apologized to supporters
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Juventus fans urge players to 'show off the balls' as Serie A giants follow Chelsea's Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta
Captain Dybala and Bonucci were just among a handful of players who braved fan abuse after the game.
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Juventus fans urge players to 'show off the balls' as Serie A giants follow Chelsea's Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta
Meanwhile, Atalanta happily celebrated their first victory at Turn since 1989
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Juventus fans urge players to 'show off the balls' as Serie A giants follow Chelsea's Champions League defeat with one against Atalanta
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Juventus sold Cristiano Ronaldo’s record signing to Manchester United this summer for £ 12.86million and appear to be sorely lacking in his goals.

The team have only scored 18 times in 14 Serie A games, the eighth-worst record in the division, with Paulo Dybala being their top scorer with three goals.

Allegri’s side have a much easier run of games on the horizon with the last three in their next five games, but they could drop 14 points to league leaders Napoli who next face Lazio.

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