Late goals from Stefano Sturaro and Goran Pandev ensured a surprise result at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris to hand Massimiliano Allegri’s side their first loss in the league since a 1-0 defeat to Napoli in April 2018.
Paulo Dybala earlier had an effort disallowed with the scores tied at 0-0 by VAR, before Mattia Perin conceded twice in the final quarter of the game.
The result also means that the Bianconeri have failed to prevail over a Serie A opponent in both their home and reverse fixtures in a single season for the first time since 2012-13, after Daniel Bessa’s goal held them to a draw in Turin.
Scratch beyond the result however and the stats are even more alarming for the visitors, as they lost a top flight game by a two-goal margin for the first time in almost two years, having last suffered such a gap in a 3-1 defeat to Roma in May 2017.
2 – Juventus have lost a Serie A game by a 2+ goals margin for the first time since May 2017 (1-3 v AS Roma). Fall. #GenoaJuve
— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) March 17, 2019
They have also lost their first away game in Serie A since November of the same year, when Sampdoria again prevailed in a 3-2 thriller.
Remarkably too, they failed to fire a single shot on target in a Serie A game for the first time since May last season.
Their failure to find the back of the net also resulted in them breaking a 28-game run that saw them score at least one goal in every league match.
Juve now enjoy just under a fortnight off for the international break before they return to their Scudetto title defence against Empoli on March 30.