Juventus’ failure linked to Italy’s ‘catenaccio’ past

Credit: Seattle Times- Published on April 18, 2019
ROME (AP) — Nearly 70 years after the tactic was invented, Italian clubs are still struggling to shed their “catenaccio” past. Juventus has come in for harsh criticism over its defensive play during a surprising elimination by a young and exciting Ajax squad in the Champions League this week. “In Italy, soccer is still...

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