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Club Friendly: Juventus vs Novara

More than a month after the shock of being eliminated from the Champions League by Lyon, Juventus had their first match to prepare for the 2020/21 season. This is also the debut of new coach Andrea Pirlo after being appointed to replace Mauricio Sarri.

Over the past few days, the press has repeatedly reported that Luis Suarez is about to land at the Juventus Arena. But so far, Suarez is still a person of Barca, and "Old Lady" has only 3 recruits, Arthur (from Barca), Weston McKennie (Schalke) and Dejan Kulusevski (Parma).

However, with the existing people, Juventus is still too strong compared to Novara, a small team from the Northwest. Once in Serie A, but Novara's current tournament is Serie C, equivalent to third place in the professional system of Italian football.

Before meeting Juventus, Novara played a friendly match with two Serie A representatives, Torino and AC Milan. As a result, the team of coach Simone Banchieri all lost, with the score 1-4 (Torino) and 2-4 (AC Milan), respectively. 

In the last season in Serie A, Novara did not earn any points from Juventus. In the first leg in Turin, Novara lost 0-2. To the rematch at home, they lost 0-4.