Juventus sack Maurizio Sarri after Champions League exit to Lyon


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Juventus have sacked head coach Maurizio Sarri after they were eliminated from the Champions League by Lyon, the club have confirmed.

Despite winning the Serie A title, the club’s ninth consecutive league championship, in his first season in charge at Allianz Stadium, Sarri was dismissed having lost on away goals to Lyon on Friday night.

Sarri has been the target of criticism since early on in his tenure and the European failure was the final straw for the club’s hierarchy.

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Written by Fabrizio Romano
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2020/aug/08/juventus-to-evaluate-everything-after-champions-league-exit-to-lyon under the title “Juventus sack Maurizio Sarri after Champions League exit to Lyon”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.