The first of the day’s much anticipated Ale&Ricky clashes ended in disappointment for Claudio Gabetta’s Giovanissimi after a 0-0 draw with Real Madrid was not enough to see them go through to the final.
The Juve youngsters fought hard throughout to try and gain the all-important advantage, but Los Blancos held out, and the Spanish side will now feature in the final of the seventh edition of the tournament held in memory of Alessio Ferramosa and Riccardo Neri.
Although the 0-0 scoreline that they also recorded yesterday in the derby with Torino was not enough to secure passage into the final round, the Bianconeri nonetheless have one more opportunity to get a win: the third-place playoff against Chisola at 16.00 CET today.
Following that, it will be Real Madrid’s turn, with the youngsters coached by Santiago Solari (a Real player during the Galacticos era) to face the winners of the amateur group and last year’s finalists J-Stars.
Here is a full round-up of all the results, league tables and remaining fixtures:
Saturday 31 August 2013
9.00 Atletico Gabetto 1– 2 J-Stars
10.00 Juventus 3–0 Tottenham
11.00 Chisola 1-0 Castelfiorentino
12.00 Torino 0-2 Real Madrid
15.00 Atletico Gabetto 0-1 Chisola
16.00 Juventus 0-0 Torino
17.00 Castelfiorentino 0-1 J-Stars
18.00 Tottenham 0-2 Real Madrid
Sunday 1 September 2013
9.00 Castelfiorentino 0-3 Atletico Gabetto
10.00 Juventus 0-0 Real Madrid
11.00 J-Stars 2-1 Chisola
12.00 Tottenham 1-1 Torino
Professional draw final table
Real Madrid 7, Juventus 5, Torino 2, Tottenham 1
Amateur draw final table
J-Stars 9, Chisola 6, Atletico Gabetto 3, Castelfiorentino 0
16.00 Third-place playoff – Juventus v Chisola
17.00 Final – Real Madrid v J-Stars