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Viareggio Tournament – Juventus (U19) Primavera

A brief glimpse at our progress thus far in the annual Viareggio tournament…

Juve 2-2 Rijeka

JUVENTUS (4-3-3): Busti; Vogliacco, Pereira, Zanandrea, Anzolin; Morrone (1 ‘St Muratore), Fernandes, Portanova (15’ st Morachioli); Del Sole (1 ‘st Campos (37’ st Petrelli)), Kulenovic, Montaperto.
Available : Lonoce, Siano, Delli Carri, Capellini, Nicolussi Caviglia, Kameraj, Freitas, Merio, Galvagno, Meneghni.
Coach : Alessandro Dal Canto.

RIJEKA (4-2-3-1): Pandur; Smolcic, Mulac, Celikovic, Stefulj; Svetic, Lepinjica; Dukadin, Crnko, Vuk; Ristovski.
Available : Majkic, Smolcic, Busnja, Dedic, Kuqi, Juresic, Pintaric, Matulja, Hadiisaku.
Coach : Renato Pilipovic.

Scorers : 11 ‘pt Crnko (R), 24’ pt Lepinjica (R), 22 ‘st. and 46 ‘st Kulenovic (J).

Juve 2-1 Benevento

JUVENTUS (4-3-3): Busti; Kameraj, Delli Carri, Capellini, Anzolin; Nicolussi Caviglia (19 ‘st Volgiacco), Morrone, Fernandes; Del Sole (35 ‘st Montaperto), Petrelli (1’ st Kulenovic), Morachioli (21 ‘st Portanova).
Available : Lonoce, Siano, Zanandrea, Muratore, Freitas, Serrao, Campos, Merio, Galvagno, Meneghini.
Coach : Alessandro Dal Canto.

BENEVENTO : Valzone, Rutyens, Rillo, Cuccurullo, Sparandeo, De Caro, Pinto, Donnarumma, Volpicelli, Cavaliere, Notaristefano.
Available : Barone, Parisi, Ziello, Migliarotti, Marchetti, Giobbe, Cannavaro, Eletto, Ronga, Santarpia, Chiacchino, Conte, Casillo.
Coach : Nicola Romaniello.

Scorers : 4 ‘st Kulenovic (J), 33’ st rig. Pinto (B), 50 ‘st Montaperto (J).
Notes : RED – Vogliacco (J) at 47 ‘st.

(NB! Christian Cannavar0, CM, is son of former Juve and Italy rearguard stalwart Fabio…and splendid to find 16 year old Elia Petrelli on the field, punching well above his weight. His form for the U17 is 17 goals from 21 games this term)

Juve 4-0 EURO New York

JUVENTUS (4-3-3): Loria; Meneghini, Serrao (1 ‘st Delli Carri), Zanandrea, Freitas; Nicolussi Caviglia (37 ‘st Merio), Capellini, Muratore; Del Sole (1 ‘st Montaperto), Kulenovic, Portanova (25’ st Portanova).
Available : Busti, Lonoce, Anzolin, Morrone, Fernandes, Morachioli, Campos, Galvagno.
Coach : Alessandro Dal Canto.

EURO NEW YORK (4-3-3): Best (1 ‘st Kulas); Rodriguez, Konate, Ponieman, Briscoe; Santucci (42 ‘st Balsamo), Previte, Maiello (5’ st Buljibasic); Yanez, Canalicchio (22 ‘St Yanes Jr.), Vargas (22’ St Anthony).
Available : Barrios, Vilcini, Baskakov, Ziyaev, Deich, Kazberuk, Fuller, Giardina, Valenti.
Coach : Balsam.

Scorers : 30 ‘pt Nicolussi Caviglia (J), 36’ st Kameraj (J), 46 ‘st Montaperto (J), 48’ st Kulenovic (J).

We will find out our opponents in the knock-out stage later this week.

So far, so good for Dal Canto’s haphazard side, whose league form has been a rollercoaster this season, yet given the high amount of promotions from the U17 side, it was always going to be a tough campaign. Still, with the talent in the squad I had hoped for better than our current predicament, where we seem set to struggle to reach the top six and the play-off tournament which follows the league stage. I am unsure as to why star midfielder Caligara is unable to force his way into the starting XI, though suspect that the boss is using this season to focus on development more than success, and one does not always collide with the other.

UPDATE

Last 16

Juve 3-1 Serie D representation

JUVENTUS (4-3-3) : Loria; Meneghini (41 ‘st Freitas), Delli Carri, Capellini, Zanandrea; Merio (33 ‘st Morrone), Fernandes, Muratore; Montaperto (33 ‘st Fagioli), Kulenovic, Morachioli (41’ st Campos).
Available : Busti, Lonoce, Serrao, Galvagno, Leone, Petrelli.
Coach : Alessandro Dal Canto.

RAPP. SERIES D : Vitali, Della Quercia, Cosentino, Dumancic, Doda, Carannante, Pellegrini, D’Eramo, Comelli, Diarassouba, Alberti.
Available : Pirana, Bisogno, Omohonria, La Bua, Cardamone, Marino, Palmisano, Baba, Gassamà, Svidercoschi, Del Piccolo.
Coach : Augusto Gentilini.

Scorers : 3 ‘pt Kulenovic (J), 20’ pt rig. Alberti (RSD), 34 ‘pt Delli Carri (J), 7’ st Montaperto (J).

Quarter-finals

Juve 1-0 Rijeka

RIJEKA : Pandur, Mulac, Stefulj, Vuk, Busnja, Dukadin, Juresic, Crnko, Pintaric, Smolcic, Lepinjca.
Available : Smolcic, Dedic, Kuqi, Matulja, Hadiisaku, Majkic, Svetic.
Coach : Renato Pilipovic.

JUVENTUS (4-3-3): Loria; Vogliacco, Delli Carri, Capellini (23 ‘st Serrao), Zanandrea; Merio (37 ‘st Morrone), Fernandes, Muratore; Del Sole (28 ‘st Montaperto), Kulenovic, Fagioli (28’ st Morachioli).
Available : Busti, Lonoce, Freitas, Campos, Galvagno, Meneghini, Leone, Petrelli.
Coach : Alessandro Dal Canto.

The scorer : 7 ‘pt Kulenovic (J).

Six in 5 now for the big man up top…and into the semis we fly.

Semi-final

Juventus 1-4 Fiorentina

JUVENTUS (4-3-3): Loria; Meneghini, Delli Carri (1 ‘st Anzolin), Capellini, Zanandrea (31’ st Pereira); Merio (1 ‘st Portanova), Fernandes, Muratore; Montaperto (36 ‘st Petrelli), Kulenovic, Fagioli (15’ st Morachioli).
Available: Busti, Lonoce, Nicolussi Caviglia, Freitas, Morrone, Campos, Galvagno, Leone.
Coach: Alessandro Dal Canto.

FIORENTINA: Ghidotti; Mosti (73 ‘Ferrarini), Ceccacci, Pinto, Ranieri; Lakti (60 ‘Meli), Valencic, Diakhate; Maganjic (67 ‘Faye), Gori (67’ Longo), Sottil.
Available: Brancolini, Purro, Toure, Corigliano, Kasse, Marozzi, Simonti, Gorgos, Visentin.
Coach: Emiliano Bigica.

Scorers: 7 ‘pt Lakti (F), 13’ pt and 47 ‘st Diakhate (F), 6’ st Montaperto (J), 8 ‘st Gori (F).

 

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