McKennie, Dybala help Juventus beat Udinese 2-0 in Serie A
It was a complete contrast to Paulo Dybala's distinct lack of celebration when he scored the opener in the first half. The forward, who is embroiled in ongoing lengthy discussions over a new contract, instead gave an icy glare towards the directors' box.
"I invited a friend and I couldn't find him," Dybala said. He was then asked if people could believe that and responded: "I don't know, that's up to you ... there have been a lot of stories, a lot of things have happened, I prefer not to talk." Juventus moved level on points with fourth-placed Atalanta, which has played two matches less than the Bianconeri. Udinese remained four points above the drop zone.
Massimiliano Allegri's side sought to bounce back from defeat to Inter Milan in the Italian Super Cup midweek.
McKennie also missed a header but wasn't going to waste a similar chance moments later as he headed a Mattia De Sciglio cross into the top right corner.
Lazio moved to sixth place. Salernitana remained six points from safety.
Lazio was looking for its first win of 2022 and got off to the perfect start when Luis Alberto sent in a long ball, which Sergej Milinkovic-Savic backheeled to Immobile for the forward to place into the bottom left corner in the seventh minute.
Immobile doubled their tally moments later from a cross by Pedro from close range.
Immobile almost had a first-half hat trick but his header bounced off the crossbar and hit the line before going out.
Earlier, Torino fought back to win at relegation-threatened Sampdoria 2-1.
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