Dejan Kulusevski (RM) – 7/10 – The Swede’s display felt like a microcosm of his Juventus career thus far. There were bright moments, including his lovely lay-off for Dybala in the build-up to the opener, but he still doesn’t look like a player ready to assert himself on a game. He’s still playing within himself somewhat, although this was a step in the right direction.
Manuel Locatelli (CM) – 8.5/10 – Locatelli took control of Tuesday night’s contest. He was the orchestrator of Juve’s flexible and secure build-up, emanating serenity and tranquillity every time he touched the ball. His technique is unquestionable, as is his ability to play under pressure. This was a celebration of the Italian’s elegance and the ease at which he plays.
Rodrigo Bentancur (CM) – 7.5/10 – Calmed by his midfield partner’s brilliance, Betancur went on to enjoy one of his better performances of the campaign. The Uruguayan was uncharacteristically secure in possession, and he took up smart positions in the second phase to help Juve bypass Salernitana’s first line of engagement.
Federico Bernardeschi (LM) – 7/10 – Returning to the hybrid role, Bernardeschi was a key part of Juve’s impressive performance with the ball. The Italian was a persistent reference point in the left half-space, as he struck up a harmonious relationship with surging full-back Pellegrini.