South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sunday)

McKennie’s goal leads Juve


Weston McKennie became the first American player to score for Juventus as his side rallied to beat city rival Torino 2-1 in Serie A on Saturday. Leonardo Bonucci netted the winner in Turin with a minute remaining in the derby match afterMcKen­nie headed in the equalizer 12 minutes from time to cancel out Nicolas Nkoulou’s early opener. “I wanted to give my all for the team because I always think about the team above all,” McKennie said. “As for my goal, I like to get into the box, which is what I did and it paid off. “(Juan) Cuadrado and I aren’t that similar as players, but we have a fantastic understand­ing.” Juventus moved third, three points behind leader AC Milan and one below Inter Milan, which beat Bologna 3-1. Milan visits Sampdoria on Sunday. Torino remained in the relegation zone, two points from safety, with only six points from its first 10 matches. Torino stunned Juventus by taking a shock lead in the ninthminut­e as the home defense failed to deal with a corner and the ball came through to Nkoulou, who tapped it in.

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