Juventus fires Sarri

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Italian club Juventus has fired its coach Maurizio Sarri after a shocking defeat to French club Lyon in the quarter finals of the Uefa Champions League.

Despite two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus 2-2 on aggregate to Lyon who are now in the semi finals.

Sarri, 61, had replaced Massimiliano Allegri last summer, after leading Chelsea to success in the Europa League.

“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,” the team said.

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