Verona 2-1 Juventus: Visitors down to ninth after fourth league defeat of season

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Juventus was beaten by a second league defeat after Giovanni Simeone's double first-half.

Verona sent Massimiliano Allgri's team to defeat in the fourth league, dropping Juventus to number nine in Serie A.

Giovanni Simeone scored twice in just three minutes, giving the hosts a 2-0 lead.

Weston McKennie had reduced the arrears by 10 minutes, but it was too late for the visitors.

Verona is now 13 points ahead of Juventus, joint leaders Napoli/AC Milan.

Allegri's team was unable to score in 90 minutes. However, they did manage to hit the crossbar through Paulo Dybala during the first half.

Napoli can retain first place at Salernitana, while Milan will travel to fourth-placed Roma later in the evening.