Juventus sack coach Sarri after Champions League exit

Juventus sack coach Sarri after Champions League exit
Juventus ended their quest for a Champions League title they last won in 1996 after their round 16 exit to Lyon, costing Italian coach Maurizio Sarri his position. (AFP)
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Updated 08 August 2020

Juventus sack coach Sarri after Champions League exit

Juventus sack coach Sarri after Champions League exit
  • Maurizio Sarri pays price for the round of 16 loss to Lyon

TURIN, Italy: Juventus fired coach Maurizio Sarri on Saturday after his first season in charge ended with the team’s Champions League exit.
Despite winning the Italian title, Sarri paid the price for the round of 16 loss to Lyon.
“The club would like to thank the coach for having written a new page in Juventus’ history with the victory of the ninth-consecutive championship, the culmination of a personal journey that led him to climb all the divisions of Italian football,” Juventus said.