The Old Lady Speaks Podcast
Juventus lost a chance to win its first trophy of the 2021-22 season, but the last image of the week that was will be the man wearing the captain’s armband against Udinese not celebrating his goal and why things have gone bad.
As much as the first game of 2022 was frustrating, the second was absolutely thrilling, with Juventus coming back from 3-1 down to record a wild 4-3 win over Jose Mourinho and Roma.
We are just a few short days from the holiday break being over and done with, and Juventus’ first game in January 2022 is one that could set the tone for the rest of the month.
They weren’t all wins, they most definitely weren’t all pretty and there were some pretty rocky moments, but we take a look back on what has transpired over the last four months.
Despite a foggy, foggy night in Emilia Romagna, Juventus was able to come away with a 2-0 win over Bologna. But unfortunately, as things tend to be with this club right now, what happened on the field is only part of the discussion surrounding Juventus at the moment.
Coming off a surprise in the Champions League in which Juve finished atop its group, the squad’s trip to Venice was far from anything you would describe as "good" or "enjoyable."
Max Allegri made his first big tactical move of the 2021-22 season following a couple of big-time losses last week, and the initial results have been fairly encouraging.
Both of the field and on it, Juventus didn’t have one bit of good news come its way. Unless you’re talking about the Amazon documentary being released, of course.
Juventus’ "new" manager got the better of Juventus’ old manager and allowed the Bianconeri to move up another couple of spots in the Serie A standings.
We’re starting a new week and it is a week in which Juventus returns to the field when they face an old friend in Maurizio Sarri and Lazio.
Juventus closed a busy run of fixtures with a couple of wins over Zenit St. Petersburg and Fiorentina in Turin, but in two very different kinds of fashions.
You want to hear us talk about how bad Juve was over the last few games, you’ve come to the right place.
Juventus marked its return to the field after the October international break with another Allegri special, beating Roma 1-0 to continue their winning ways against Jose Mourinho’s squad at Allianz Stadium.
It’s the back half of the October international break, which means Juventus is close to returning to the field once again. And it just so happens an old "friend" is coming back to Turin for the first time in a few years.
Juventus entered its matchup with Chelsea as the underdog. They not only one, but they turned in a classic Max Allegri performance and went into the international break with plenty of momentum.
Juventus is finally in the win column in Serie A this season, with a pair of 3-2 wins over Spezia and Sampdoria within the last week. But, as always, things aren’t as wonderful as they may seem.
Juventus’ tumble down the table continued this past weekend, with a third lead blown in four games resulting in Max Allegri’s squad finishing the fourth matchday of the 2021-22 season in — wait for it — 18th place.
Juventus’ season-opening struggles continued against Napoli this past weekend, and it’s not like they’re doing a whole lot to inspire confidence that they’ll turn it around any time soon.
It’s the first international break of the season, so that gives us a chance to get caught up on a few things now that the summer transfer window is officially a thing of the past.
Max Allegri tried to do some experimenting against Empoli, but it ended up blowing up in his face and Juventus dropped points for a second straight game to begin Allegri 2.0.
The drama Sunday started well before kickoff and lasted well after Juventus opened the 2021-22 season with a disappointing 2-2 draw against Udinese at the Friuli.
The start of the 2021-22 season is almost upon, and that means a deep dive into what’s good and bad about this edition of Juventus and the man who’s back to coach them.
Juventus took a big step up in competition level in its third friendly of the preseason. It wasn’t all that great and there was plenty of freaking out, but was it really necessary?
Juventus have a new Brazilian talent coming to their ranks in a matter of days, and that means we get to figure out how to actually pronounce his name after learning how to spell it.
Juventus, albeit with very limited senior squad experience available, returned to the field this weekend with a familiar face barking orders from the sidelines again, as Max Allegri 2.0 debuted in Saturday’s friendly vs. Cesena.
As Juventus starts up training under Max Allegri, there’s plenty happening off the field involving players who are both currently in Turin or on holiday after the Euros.
Italy emerged victorious in the Euro 2020 final, and good times have been had since then.
We talk a little Juventus, a lot of Euros and remain hopeful that this summer of tournament madness continues to deliver.
We belatedly take a look back at the 2020-21 season now that the dust has settled when it comes to Juventus’ managerial situation.
Max Allegri is back at Juventus, and this summer is shaping up to be one full of drama, transfer rumors and plenty of chaos along the way. Just look at the last week we’ve had as Exhibit A, folks.
Juventus, somehow, had everything go their way on the final day of the season, both winning and getting help to qualify for the Champions League next season.