Juventus will temporarily get 15 Serie A points back after deduction reversed on appeal in potential top-four catastrophe for AC Milan and Inter

  • Juve set for points boost
  • 15 points temporarily returned to Old Lady
  • Pushes them into top four

WHAT HAPPENED? After a major points deduction appeared to send Juventus' season spiralling into turmoil, the Bianconeri have been given a huge boost amid new legal developments surrounding their 15-point deduction. While the appeal continues, Juve will have the 15 points reinstated, though they face a new trial that could yet knock them back again.

For now, they have jumped back into the top four, ahead of Roma, AC Milan and Inter.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Following a testimony presented to the Collegio di Garanzia, it has been decided that the points will be temporarily reinstated, confirmed in a press release by the Italian Football Federation/FIGC. It states that appeals made by Juventus have been accepted, which completely changes the landscape of the season for Massimiliano Allegri's side.

AND WHAT'S MORE: The sentence is now expected to be reformulated, per GOAL Italy, with decisions to be made by the Italian Football Federation appeals court over the next 30 days.


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WHAT NEXT FOR JUVENTUS? While they eagerly await more positive news surrounding the outcome of their appeal, Allegri's side face a huge week on the pitch. After a trip to Sporting CP in the Europa League, they visit Naples to take on Serie A champions elect Napoli.