Following last week’s win over Cagliari, Juventus hosted another of Serie A’s tough-to-beat smaller sides. Sampdoria came into this match in mixed form, going undefeated in their last six matches of 2013 but enduring a difficult start to 2014.
A loss to Napoli was followed by a Coppa Italia exit at the hands of Roma before Sinisa Mihajlovic got back on track with a victory over Udinese last week. That ill-tempered encounter ended with three red cards and 12 yellows, as the team showed the battling qualities that their coach embodied as a player.
But what did we learn from Juventus' 4-2 win over Sampdoria? Read on!