Juventus 2-1 Monza: Substitute Federico Chiesa scores sublime solo goal late on to rescue Max Allegri’s side and set up Coppa Italia quarter-final with Lazio
- Juventus beat Monza 2-1 in the Coppa Italia as Federico Chiesa netted the winner
- The winger came off the bench to score a superb solo goal and rescue the giants
- Moise Kean’s early opener was cancelled out by Mattia Valoti before half-time
- Juventus will now play Lazio in the tournament’s quarter-finals in early February
Goals from Moise Kean and Federico Chiesa secured Juventus a 2-1 win over Monza in the Coppa Italia on Thursday as they set up a quarter-final showdown with Lazio.
Kean headed in the first goal in the eighth minute after a well-timed cross from Weston McKennie.
Mattia Valoti equalised for Monza in the 24th minute with another header, this time from a corner.
Federico Chiesa scored a superb solo goal to help Juventus to a 2-1 narrow win against Monza
Substitute Chiesa sent Juventus back ahead in the 78th minute with a sublime solo goal, slaloming into the box and placing a fierce shot into the far right post.
Monza desperately tried to get an equaliser but the Juve defence managed to control the pressure until the end of the match.
Massimiliano Allegri’s side will now face Lazio in the quarter-finals of the tournament on February 2.
Moise Kean put Juventus in front with a header early on before Monza’s Mattia Valoti equalised
Massimiliano Allegri’s side will now face Lazio in the Coppa Italia quarter-finals on February 2