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Kean’s 1st goal lifts Juve past Bologna at the death


Make some noise, for the youngster Moise!

Moise Kean, who just turned 17 last February, scored his first professional goal to help Juventus end their season with a 2-1 victory over Bologna at Renato Dall’Ara in Serie A.

Juve, who already won the title a week before the game, struggled early in the match and saw a 0-1 deficit after Saphir Taider scored the opener for Bologna in the 52nd minute.

Paolo Dybala equalized for Juve on the 70th minute to calm the visitors down, and Kean headed home Miralem Pjanic’s delivery to snatch the win for Juve in stoppage time.

“It’s beautiful to note the games of Kean and goalkeeper Emil Audero,” said Bianconeri boss Max Allegri. “There are other good guys, who will play next year. The team did well and we woke up after goal.”

Kean is the first player born in the 2000s to score a goal in Europe’s top 5 leagues, while Audero is another young star for Juve at just 20 years old.

Allegri, after praising the youth players that gifted them the win, quickly turned his focus to winning the Champions League final against holders Real Madrid at the National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff City.

“The season, right now, is beautiful,” said Allegri, whose side can claim a historic treble if they dethrone Madrid in the ultimate stage. “We have Cardiff, and from Monday, we will prepare only to win.”

Juve won the league with 91 points, which is the highest since their 102 points in their title-winning campaign in 2014. The Bianconeri beat Lazio 2-0 in the Coppa Italia final to lift the domestic double.