Juventus equal greatest begin in Europe’s elite leagues



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08 Dec 2018, 03:52 IST
Mario Mandzukic
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Juventus have equalled the most effective ever begin after 15 video games of a season in Europe’s top-five leagues following a slim Derby d’Italia defeat of Inter.

Mario Mandzukic’s second-half header earned a 1-Zero residence win in opposition to the Nerazzurri on Friday, transferring Juve 11 factors away from Napoli as they search an eighth straight Serie A title.

And having collected 43 factors from their opening 15 video games, Juve levelled the report set by Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain earlier this month.

PSG received their first 14 league video games beneath new coach Thomas Tuchel earlier than dropping factors for the primary time in a 2-2 draw at Bordeaux on Sunday.

Juventus’ report has been pristine since Genoa had been in a position to declare a 1-1 draw at Allianz Stadium on October 20 and so they have saved 5 clear sheets in a row in all competitions.

Each groups are on observe to defend the titles they received simply final yr, with European success a goal for PSG and Juve after their continued home dominance is confirmed.

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