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Messi: Higuain is one of the best strikers and he must be in Argentina squad

Posted Thursday, December 07, 2017 by fourfourtwo.com51 hits

Lionel Messi has defended Gonzalo Higuain, claiming the Juventus striker is one of the best in the world and deserves to be in the Argentina squad. Higuain was left out of Jorge Sampaoli's squad for Argentina's final two World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Ecuador in October. The Juventus striker had also missed Argentina's previous two qualifiers, with the Albiceleste eventually booking t...Full Story »

Napoli 0 - 1 Juventus: Higuain returns to haunt former club as Juventus edge Serie A leaders Napoli

Posted Friday, December 01, 2017 by PA31 hits

Serie A leaders Napoli surrendered their unbeaten start to the season as Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain returned to haunt his former club with the only goal in a 1-0 win. Higuain was a major injury doubt before the game after undergoing surgery on a broken bone in his left hand earlier this week, but was named in the starting XI by head coach Massimiliano Allegri. And the gamble paid off a...Full Story »

Napoli vs Juventus - Juventus waiting on Gonzalo Higuain ahead of Napoli clash

Posted Friday, December 01, 2017 by PA37 hits

Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri is yet to decide whether or not he will unleash Gonzalo Higuain against his former club Napoli on Friday night. The Bianconeri head to the Stadio San Paolo in the unusual position of having to play catch-up with their great Italian rivals, who lead Juve by four points and the race for the Scudetto by two. Higuain, who left Naples for Turin for 90 millio...Full Story »

Messi's photo leads to criticism of Higuain's shape

Posted Friday, November 24, 2017 by Marca.com78 hits

Barcelona's trip to Turin afforded Lionel Messi the chance to catch up with his Argentina teammates Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain and the No.10 shared a photo of their chat afterwards. However, some fans flooded the comments section with criticism of Higuain's shape. "Isn't Higuain ashamed to come out without a shirt on?" wrote one commenter. "Tell your friend Higuain to lay off the McDon...Full Story »

Gonzalo Higuain brace sees off AC Milan and leaves Juventus level with Napoli

Posted Saturday, October 28, 2017 by PA16 hits

Gonzalo Higuain fired a brilliant double as Juventus won 2-0 at AC Milan to draw level on points with Napoli at the top of Serie A.The Argentinian striker gave Juve a half-time lead at the San Siro and added a second shortly after the hour-mark.Unbeaten Napoli play Sassuolo on Sunday, while Inter could also overtake Juve when they travel to Verona on Monday night.Juve secured a third straight l...Full Story »

Juventus vs Lazio - Allegri thinks Gonzalo Higuain needs to step up for Argentina

Posted Saturday, October 14, 2017 by PA37 hits

Argentina may have sneaked over the line to reach next year's World Cup but Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri believes his striker Gonzalo Higuain faces a race against time to join them there. On Tuesday a Lionel Messi hat-trick in Ecuador saw Higuain's countrymen snatch automatic qualification to Russia 2018. Higuain was overlooked by head coach Jorge Sampaoli, perhaps as a consequence of a ...Full Story »

Ravanelli: Higuain is a burden for Juventus

Posted Friday, September 22, 2017 by Marca.com87 hits

With just two goals from seven appearances this season, Gonzalo Higuain is under fire from many, including former Juventus forward Fabrizio Ravanelli. With a Scudetto, Coppa Italia and Champions League winners' medal in his trophy cabinet from the Serie A giants, Ravanelli knows what it takes to lead the line at the club. "[Higuain] is really confused, he looks like a shadow of the Higuain w...Full Story »

Sassuolo vs Juventus - Allegri wants to see a "big game" from Higuain

Posted Sunday, September 17, 2017 by PA47 hits

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri expects a "big game" from Gonzalo Higuain against Sassuolo on Sunday, having criticised the Argentina forward's midweek display against Barcelona. The Bianconeri, Serie A winners for the past six seasons, went down 3-0 in their Champions League Group D opener at the Nou Camp on Tuesday night, with Allegri afterwards suggesting Higuain - largely ineffective an...Full Story »

Higuain omitted by Argentina again as Brazil recall Diego

Posted Saturday, September 16, 2017 by Goal.com41 hits

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has again been overlooked by Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli for next month's decisive final round of World Cup qualifiers. Higuain was axed for the recent draws against Uruguay and Venezuela which left Argentina fifth, clinging to an intercontinental play-off place. Despite the precarious position, Higuain's two goals in three Serie A appearances have not b...Full Story »

Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala help Juventus ease past Chievo

Posted Saturday, September 09, 2017 by PA17 hits

Argentina stars Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala combined to steer Serie A champions Juventus to a 3-0 victory over Chievo in Turin.The Bianconeri were dominant but wasteful across a first half in which Chievo midfielder Perparim Hetemaj gave them the lead through an unfortunate own goal.Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri introduced Dybala from the bench following the break and the tricky forward i...Full Story »

Douglas Costa eager to work with Higuain with Juventus

Posted Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by tribalfootball.com67 hits

Juventus signing Douglas Costa is eager to work with Gonzalo Higuain. Costa completed his move from Bayern Munich yesterday. "What made an impact on me is that Juve are a team that always win," Costa said. "They have a great chance of growth, I want to develop and I feel like I've joined the perfect team at the perfect time. "Problems with Ancelotti? No, he's a good person, it's all the sam...Full Story »

Juventus vs Monaco - Chiellini rates Higuain as one of the best

Posted Tuesday, May 09, 2017 by PA89 hits

Juventus boast in Gonzalo Higuain one of the top three number nines in world football, according to the striker's team-mate Giorgio Chiellini. The Argentinian's two goals in Juventus' 2-0 win in Monaco last week mean the Italians head into the second leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday in control of the tie. Much of the talk in the build-up to the first leg had focused on Monac...Full Story »

Juventus 1 - 1 Torino: Higuain saves point for Juve but title must wait

Posted Saturday, May 06, 2017 by PA33 hits

Gonzalo Higuain's stoppage-time goal earned Juventus a 1-1 draw with Torino but the two dropped points meant they must wait at least another week to secure the Serie A title. Juve had won every game at home so far this season, but went behind to their city rivals in the second half after Adem Ljajic's sublime 25-yard free-kick. Afriyie Acquah was sent off shortly before the hour mark, and coac...Full Story »

Monaco 0 - 2 Juventus: Gonzalo Higuain at the double as Juventus march past Monaco

Posted Wednesday, May 03, 2017 by PA77 hits

Gonzalo Higuain scored twice from Dani Alves passes to put Juventus in control of their Champions League semi-final with Monaco ahead of next week's second leg in Turin. The 90million euro summer signing from Napoli has been prolific as Juve pursue a sixth straight Italian title, but goals had seemed harder to come by on the continent - until Wednesday night. First, Higuain capped a remarkab...Full Story »

Delfino Pescara 1936 0 - 2 Juventus: Gonzalo Higuain double helps Juventus close in on Serie A title

Posted Saturday, April 15, 2017 by PA20 hits

Juventus cruised to a 2-0 victory at basement club Pescara to strengthen their grip on a sixth successive Scudetto title. A first-half brace from Gonzalo Higuain was enough for the league leaders to seal all three points, a result that left Pescara 12 points from safety with six matches to play. Juventus dictated the possession in the early stages of the game and it did not take long for the v...Full Story »

Napoli 3 Juventus 2 (4-5 agg): Higuain double books Coppa final spot

Posted Thursday, April 06, 2017 by Goal.com54 hits

Lazio will face Juventus in the final of the Coppa Italia on June 2 after the Serie A leaders beat Napoli 5-4 on aggregate. Gonzalo Higuain scored twice against former club Napoli as Juventus booked their place in the final of the Coppa Italia despite losing 3-2 at Stadio San Paolo on Wednesday. Juve had a two-goal cushion from February's first encounter between the sides and the holders pro...Full Story »

Napoli 1 - 1 Juventus: Gonzalo Higuain given rough reception as Juventus play out draw with Napoli

Posted Sunday, April 02, 2017 by PA39 hits

Gonzalo Higuain failed to score on his long-awaited return to Napoli, where Serie A leaders Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw. The Argentinian left Stadio San Paolo under a cloud in the summer, joining Napoli's title rivals Juve for 90 million euros on the back of a 36-goal season. Higuain, who should be back in Naples again for a Coppa Italia semi-final showdown on Wednesday, was largely ano...Full Story »

Napoli 1 Juventus 1: Hamsik cancels out Khedira on Higuain's return

Posted Monday, April 03, 2017 by Goal.com36 hits

Juventus moved six points clear at the top of Serie A after drawing 1-1 at Napoli, Marek Hamsik equalising following Sami Khedira's opener. Marek Hamsik cancelled out Sami Khedira's early opening goal as Napoli drew 1-1 with Serie A leaders Juventus on Gonzalo Higuain's first return to Stadio San Paolo. Roma's 2-0 victory over Empoli on Saturday had cut the champions' advantage and a t...Full Story »

Napoli vs Juventus - Higuain set for first return to Napoli as Juventus chase title boost

Posted Sunday, April 02, 2017 by PA32 hits

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri insists Gonzalo Higuain relaxed and working well ahead of Napoli return - Allegrimade a "professional" choice to leave Napoli for the Serie A champions as the Argentinian prepares for a sour San Paolo return. Napoli threatened to beat Juve to the Scudetto last season, thanks chiefly to former Real Madrid striker Higuain, who scored a record-equalling 36 league...Full Story »

Paulo Dybala has the Messi trait Gonzalo Higuain lacks, says Argentina legend Diego Maradona

Posted Friday, March 31, 2017 by squawka.com85 hits

Diego Maradona has hailed Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and believes the 23-year-old is a 'phenomenon'. Dybala joined the Old Lady in 2015 from fellow Serie A side Palermo and proved to be a fantastic acquisition, after netting 19 league goals in his opening season. This campaign may not be as productive as last term on a personal note for Dybala – he has netted just eight goals in 22 ...Full Story »

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