Juventus managed to comeback from two goals down to rescue a point against Salernitana at home in an ill-tempered affair but lost further ground on their Serie A rivals. 

The result could have been better for Massimiliano Allegri’s side who were denied a winner by a VAR intervention.

Antonio Candreva put the visitors ahead in the 18th minute from close range with Pasquale Mazzocchi assisting the goal. Dusan Vlahovic seemed to have levelled things in the 38th minute but was flagged for offside.

Krzysztof Piatek earned and converted the spot-kick before halftime to give Salernitana hope of a major upset.

Juventus sprung to life in the second half and got on the scoresheet through Gleison Bremer in the 51st minute. Despite dominating possession the home side failed to find the equaliser until they were awarded a penalty in the dying stages of the game.

Leonardo Bonucci stepped up and failed to beat Luigi Sepe but managed to turn in the rebound to equal the scoreline. Juventus thought they had found the winner when Arkadiusz Milik headed home in the 95th minute only for his effort to be ruled out for offside by VAR.

Milik was then sent off for a second yellow card as were Juan Cuadrado and Salernitana’s Federico Fazio who were involved in a scuffle before the end of the game.

Despite the draw against Salernitana, Juventus stays unbeaten in six Serie A matches but slips to 8th after their 4th draw this season. They next host Benfica in the Champions League, looking to bounce back from a defeat against PSG.

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