Juventus defeated Atalanta 3-1 at the Juventus Stadium to finish the season unbeaten, in addition to completing the Scudetto celebrations in front of their own fans in Turin today.
Midfielder Luca Marrone opened the scoring in the 10th minute for the new Italian champions, who were crowned as such last week following AC Milan’s 4-2 defeat to Inter in the derby.
The legendary Alessandro Del Piero then added a second 18 minutes later to create a comfortable cushion.
Late in the match, that comfort disappeared for a few minutes when Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner put the ball through his own net.
With the score standing at 2-1 in the favor of Juve, there was more drama to come in the final stages as the hosts were awarded a penalty at the stroke of the full-time whistle.
Andrea Barzagli stepped up to convert and seal a famous win that ensures a memorable unbeaten season for Antonio Conte’s side.
Following their relegation to Serie B after match-fixing allegations in 2006, Juventus seriously contended for the title this season for the first time in half a decade.
The outcome was the dethroning of a veteran AC Milan side, which nonetheless managed to end the season on a strong note with a 2-1 win over the relegated Novara.
Former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini and legendary striker Filippo Inzaghi scored the goals in the second half to secure a consolation come-from-behind win.
Juventus ended the season with 23 wins and 15 draws for 84 points, which is six points less than Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’, who ended the 2003-04 season with 26 wins and 12 draws for 90 points.