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Juventus beat Atalanta, win 15th Italian Cup


Yunus Ibrahim

Juventus clinched their 15th Italian Cup title on Wednesday, triumphing over Atalanta with a slender 1-0 victory in Rome.

Dusan Vlahovic’s early goal in the fourth minute secured the win for Juventus, marking their return to the winner’s circle after a three-year hiatus.

The club on its X handle late Wednesday night shared fater-match images from the victory ground.

Despite entering the final with just three wins since January’s conclusion, Massimiliano Allegri’s squad displayed resilience, stifling Atalanta’s attempts throughout the match.

Vlahovic’s disallowed goal in the second half only added to the tension, but Juventus maintained their composure to secure the coveted trophy.

The defeat was a bitter pill for Atalanta, who were vying for their first major title since 1963.

Despite a stellar season, Gian Piero Gasperini’s side couldn’t breach Juventus’ staunch defense, failing to register a single shot on target.

Their closest opportunity came late in the game when Ademola Lookman’s strike rattled the post.

Now, Atalanta shifts focus to securing Champions League qualification in Serie A and gearing up for the Europa League final against Bayer Leverkusen in Dublin.

It’s a testament to their remarkable journey, transitioning from a traditionally provincial club to contenders on both domestic and European fronts.