30 May 2021
The Juventus Women enjoyed an incredible Serie A season, ending with a record of 22 victories in the same number of games. En route to being crowned champions for the fourth consecutive year, both team and players set unprecedented stats.
Here they are:
A RECORD-BREAKING SEASON
Juventus are the first formation in the era of three points (1994/95) to win all the games between men's and women's Serie A.
Juventus ended the league by setting a personal record for points (66), wins (22), goals scored (75) and goal difference (+65) in a single Serie A season.
SIMPLY UNSTOPPABLE - GIRELLI
Cristiana Girelli was the player to have scored the first goal of the match on the most occasions in the Serie A season (eight).
She scored headed six goals in the tournament, more than any other player.
Cri scored in all of her first eight away appearances in this league, and against 10 of the 11 opponents she faced this season in Serie A, only against Sassuolo did she fail to score against.
In the match against Pink Bari in March, Cristiana Girelli made nine shots on target, a record for a player in a single match in Serie A 2020/21.
Women | Cristiana Girelli, the Queen of Goals
Three Juventus players managed to contribute to seven or more assists in the league season: Zamanian & Maria Alves (seven each), and Bonansea (nine).
OPTA TEAM OF THE SEASON 2020/21
A total of six Bianconere made Opta’s Serie A team of the season based on their stats. Here’s who they are:
BETWEEN THE GOALS Laura Giuliani kept a clean sheet in 12 full matches in Serie A this season, at least two more than any other goalkeeper.
CROSSING FROM THE BACK Matilde Lundorf is the defender who successfully put in the most crosses from open play in Serie A this season (19).
SWEDISH PASS MASTER Linda Sembrant is the only player with more than 1000 successful passes in the current tournament (1010). She is also the outfield player with the most successful long passes (133).
BOA THE BOSS Lisa Boattin is the player who successfully completed the most passes in the attacking half this Serie A (429) - she is also the outfield player who recovered the most balls in the league (181).
CARUSO THE COMMANDER Arianna Caruso is one of the three midfielders who was involved in at least 10 goals this league (seven goals and three assists for her) - in addition, she is the midfielder who has averaged the most shots in 90 minutes in the tournament (3.3 - between those with at least 10 appearances).
QUEEN OF GOALS Cristiana Girelli is the only player to have scored at least 20 goals in Serie A this season; with her 22 goals, she set a new goalscoring record for a Juventus player in a single Serie A season (exceeding Barbara Bonansea's 19 in 2017/18).