Inter Milan 1-1 Juventus: Paulo Dybala rescues a point for visitors

Inter Milan 1-1 Juventus: Paulo Dybala rescues a point for the visitors with late penalty

  • Edin Dzeko opened the scoring for the home side in the 17th minute  
  • Juve were handed a lifeline following a foul from Denzel Dumfries on Alex Sandro
  • Paulo Dybala finsihed from the spot to earn a point for Allegri’s team

Juventus snatched a last-gasp draw at champions Inter Milan in Serie A on Sunday after Argentine forward Paulo Dybala scored a penalty following a VAR intervention.

Juventus travelled to Milan in fine form having won their previous six games in all competitions, but soon found themselves behind as Inter striker Edin Dzeko fired home after Hakan Calhanoglu’s shot had hit the post in the 17th minute. 

The visitors piled on the pressure in the second half as they searched for an equaliser, but looked set to be frustrated after failing to create any clear cut chances.

Paulo Dybala celebrates after scoring the equaliser in the closing stages of the game 

However, Juve were handed a lifeline following a VAR review of a tackle from Inter’s Denzel Dumfries on Alex Sandro, leading to the referee to point to the spot. Dybala grabbed the opportunity to fire in the equaliser in the 89th minute.

Inter were furious with the decision — coach Simone Inzaghi was sent off for his protestations — as they had to settle for a draw that left them third in the standings with 18 points, while Juventus climbed to sixth a further three points adrift.

Dybala found the net from the penalty spot to rescue a point for the visiting side 

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