Juventus vs Lazio: The Eagles beat Old Lady 3-1 to win Italian Super Cup

Juventus vs Lazio: The Eagles beat Old Lady 3-1 to win Italian Super Cup

- Juventus vs Lazio's Italian Super Cup final encounter ended in a 3-1 defeat for Old Lady

- Luis Alberto converted Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's cross to give Lazio the lead in Saudi Arabia

- Rodrigo Bentancur was sent off as Juventus finished this encounter with ten men

Lazio on Sunday, December 22, produced superb performance in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia beating Juventus 3-1 to win the Italian Super Cup.

Luis Alberto gave Lazio a deserved lead after they started the quicker of the two sides, but Argentina international Paulo Dybala restored parity for Juventus in the 45th minute.

Second-half goals from Senad Lulic and Danilo Cataldi gave Lazio an incredible victory over the reigning Italian champions.

This will now be the second time that Lazio will be beating Juventus in a month as it will be recalled how the Old Lady suffered also a 3-1 defeat on December 7.

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Cristiano Ronaldo tried all his best to ensure that Juventus does not lose this match in the second half, but Lazio were more determined than Maurizio Sarri's men.

Juventus had midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur sent off in stoppage time and Cataldi curled the resulting free kick into the net with the last action of the game.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo scooped the Serie A Player of the Year award same night Lionel Messi won the prestigious Ballon D'Or.

The Juventus striker was absent at the Ballon D'Or ceremony which was held in Paris because he needed to attend another event in Milan.

Messi won his sixth award as he edged Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk despite winning the Champions League and Ronaldo came third.

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