USMNT star Weston McKennie went 90 minutes in claiming his first European trophy on Wednesday, when Juventus beat Napoli 2-0 within the Italian Tremendous Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata scored the objectives as Juve rebounded from a pricey Serie A loss at Inter Milan on Sunday.
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It’s Juve’s ninth Supercoppa Italia, essentially the most in historical past. The match pits the reigning scudetto winner versus the Coppa Italia winner except the 2 are the identical, during which the Coppa Italia runner-up will get the nod in opposition to the league champs.
McKennie, the reigning U.S. Soccer Male Participant of the Yr, had but to win membership honors at a senior stage between Schalke and Juve.
He went the space at proper midfield on Wednesday,atypically unsuccessful in duels and conceding a penalty that Dries Mertens missed for Napoli. McKennie made three key passes and transformed three-of-four dribbles with an interception and a deal with.
Cristiano Ronaldo springs Juventus into the lead within the Italian Tremendous Cup!
His 760th profession purpose 🙌 pic.twitter.com/HbnXU9o0XF
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) January 20, 2021
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