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Serie A

  • 24 September 2010
  • • 00:15
  • • Stadio Olimpico di Torino, Torino
  • Referee: D. Orsato
  • • Attendance: 20607

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 5'
    From the Stadio Olimpico in Turin, hope you have enjoyed this evening's match. Good night.
  • 90' + 5'
    And that is it! Palermo have come to Turin and take all three points against Juventus. 3-1 the final score. Javier Pastore opened the scoring. Josep Ilicic got the second and Cesare Bovo claimed the third. Vincenzo Iaquinta pulled one back, but it wasn't enough, as the Rosanero get their first win of the season, and their fourth in five matches against the Bianconeri.
  • 90' + 4'
    Chiellini...and again someone come close to scoring with their head, as the defender meets the free-kick, but can only send it over the crossbar.
  • 90' + 3'
    Pastore off, Darmian on.
  • 90' + 3'
    SubstitutionJavier Pastore Matteo Darmian
  • 90' + 2'
    Krasic....So close. His glancing header had gotten past Sirigu, leaving him stranded.
  • 90' + 1'
    Four minutes of injury time shown by the fourth official.
  • 90'
    Corner to Juve, as the home side look to get another one back. But they are unable to.
  • 89'
    Yellow Card Josip Iličič
  • 89'
    Illcic is shown a yellow card for kicking in retaliation. Chellini shows him a strong arm to the body and Illcic swings the left leg.
  • 87'
    Juven have pulled one back. Motta's cross spots Iaquinta in the middle, and he directs his shot into the back of the net. 3-1.
  • 87'
    Assist Marco Motta
  • 87'
    Goal Vincenzo Iaquinta
  • 85'
    And it is in the back of the net! Cesare Bovo from the free-kick 35 yards out makes it game over with a wonderfully taken free-kick.
  • 85'
    Goal Cesare Bovo
  • 84'
    Bonucci brings down Hernandez, who was in full flight.
  • 82'
    Krasic and Balzaretti tussle on the edge of the box, and the Serbian was almost past, but the referee has seen a foul going in favour of the defender.
  • 81'
    Offside against Hernandez, as he was not in line with the last Juve defender.
  • 80'
    Yellow Card Salvatore Sirigu
  • 79'
    Corner to Juve. And Amauri almost gets his side back into the match, as he is left unmarked in the six-yard box, and allowed to get a free header on target, but Sirigu is equal to the task, and parries it away.
  • 77'
    SubstitutionArmin Bačinovič Nicola Rigoni
  • 77'
    Rigoni on, Bacinovic off
  • 76'
    Crucual interception by Balzarettii! His touch to get the ball to Sirigu stopped Krasic from finding Iaquinta and having a one-on-one chance with the 'keeper.
  • 73'
    Excellent chance for Amauri to bring Juve back into the match, as Krasic runs at Balzaretti. AS he tries to skip past, the ball rebounds off the defenders foot and makes it way into the middle, and the new Italian international cannot finish it off.
  • 72' chance for the Bianconeri in the second half, but he pulls it wide, going across the face of goal.
  • 70'
    Amauri does the chasing for a loose pass, and tries to deliver a ball into the middle for his strike partner in Iaquinta, but it is too high for him.
  • 68'
    Hernandez on, Pinilla off.
  • 68'
    Motta launches a ball into the box for Amauri, who gets his header on target, but only to Sirigu, who makes a comfortable save to his left.
  • 68'
    SubstitutionM. Pinilla Abel Hernández
  • 66'
    GOOOAALLLL...Nope. It is disallowed! Iaquinta was in an offside position when he took possession of the ball, and it is chalked off.
  • 65'
    Krasic's shot is blocked by Migliaccio, just as Juven thought they could get one back.
  • 62'
    GOOOOOAAAAAALLLLL 2-0 to Palermo. Illcic has found the back of the net. Pastore's first attempt on goal is parried by Storari into the path of Illcic, and he finishes off well.
  • 62'
    Goal Josip Iličič
  • 60'
    Del Piero's free-kick goes well over the crossbar, and that was his last action of the evening, as Aquilani makes his way on.
  • 60'
    SubstitutionAlessandro Del Piero Alberto Aquilani
  • 58'
    Balzaretti makes a run into the box, and is able to get a shot off. with Storari having to stretch fully in order to save it.
  • 57'
    No offside given against Pastore, despite the fans believing there should have been one. But he is able to earn his side a corner.
  • 56'
    Del Piero, skips his way around one Palermo defender, but his shot - despite seemingly going wide - was saved by Sirigu, who decided to cover all his angles.
  • 54'
    Del Piero slides a pass to Krasic, who can't get past Balzaretti and out it goes for a corner.
  • 53'
    Header by Krasic...straight to Sirigu, znd he had no troubles.
  • 52'
    Yellow Card Armin Bačinovič
  • 50'
    Counter by Juve, as Del Piero sees both Iaquinta and Amauri sprinting forward. He decides to use Iaquinta, and threads a lovely pass to him, but Cassani is right there next to him, and puts it out for a corner.
  • 48'
    Bacinovic is down and in some pain, which has sprung Fabio Liverani to start warming up on the sidelines.
  • 47'
    Del Piero gives away the free-kick. Lucky not to be awarded a yellow card, as it was from behind, and Nocerino was off.
  • 46'
    And here we go in the second half.
  • 46'
    SubstitutionFabio Quagliarella Amauri
  • 46'
    The players are slowly making their way onto the pitch. But Juventus coach Luigi Del Neri is ringing the changes early, as he is bring on Amauri and Vincenzo Iaquinta for Simone Pepe and Fabio Quagliarella.
  • 46'
    SubstitutionSimone Pepe Vincenzo Iaquinta
  • 45' + 1'
    Half-time here at the Stadio Olimpico, as the referee blows his whistle. 1-0 to Palermo, after Javier Pastore scored in the second minute of the match. What will happen in the second half? Come back in 15 minutes to find out.
  • 45'
    Del Piero flicks a pass to Melo, who squares the ball looking for Quagliarella, but the Palermo defence hold on, and get it away.
  • 43'
    What a save by Sirigu! Del Piero blasts a wonderful dipping shot from 30 yards out, and the 'keeper just gets a fingertip save at full-stretch.
  • 41' the woodwork. Another wonderful opportunity for Palermo to go ahead again and extend their lead. Illcic and the Argentine combine for some slick passing on the edge of the box, which allows Pastore to take his time, pick his spot, but the post was in the way.
  • 40'
    Quagliarella delivers a left-footed cross into the middle, looking for Krasic, but Balzaretti gets his head to it, and gets it away.
  • 38'
    Counter by Palermo, and Pinilla is not far, as his shot goes across goal.
  • 37'
    Motta delivers an early ball looking for Quaglairella, but his deflected header doesn't go out, as Mel chases it down. But he cannot send another quality ball into the middle.
  • 34'
    A harsh challenge on Del Piero by Illicic, who slides into the back of the Juventus legend, but the referee calls for play on.
  • 33'
    Corner to Juve, a Del Piero looks to swing it in for his team, but no luck.
  • 32'
    Palermo are off on a counterattack, with Pinilla marching through the middle, but Marchisio has something to say about it, and brings down the player - legally says the referee.
  • 29'
    Quagliarella spots Pepe making his move on the left, who tries to send in a cross with three waiting in the middle, but it goes behind all three, and the attack dies.
  • 28'
    Del Piero, gets by one, two, but not Antonio Nocerino in the box, as he clears the danger for Palermo.
  • 27'
    Balzaretti gives away a free-kick for Juve on the right wing. What can the home side do?
  • 27'
    Offside against Pinilla, as Bovo tries to launch the forward from defence.
  • 24'
    Krasic, goes for a wonderful run along the right wing, with two Palermo trailing in his wake. He tries to dodge and weave, to get a better shot off, but can only hit it straight to Sirigu, without much power. But he is certainly exciting to watch!
  • 23'
    Bovo attempts to cross a ball into the middle for Illcic, but it is overhit for the new player.
  • 21'
    Bovo with the delivery to the back post looking for Munoz, but it goes straight into the hands of Storari, without any power.
  • 20'
    Pinilla was off on a run, but Marchisio chopped him down, earning a yellow card in the process.
  • 20'
    Yellow Card Claudio Marchisio
  • 19'
    Looking for Bonucci, a Palermo player gets the final touch and earns a corner.
  • 18'
    Krasic steals the ball from Balzaretti and marches forard, but a sliding tackle by Cesare Bovo sees the referee brandish a yellow card. 35 yards out, what can Del Piero do?
  • 18'
    Yellow Card Cesare Bovo
  • 16'
    Del Piero...wide of the post. Marchisio's long and hopeful ball is only headed by Munoz as far as the Juventus captain, whose left-foot shot isn't on target.
  • 15'
    Motta spots Pepe making a run into the six-yard box from the left, and the former Udinese winger tries to cut a ball into the middle, but it turns into a shot and goes across goal.
  • 13'
    Offside against Del Piero. Couldn't stay in line with the last man.
  • 12'
    Motta, tries to clear it out of defence, can only get it as far as Nocerino in the middle of the park, but he cannot get it to a team-mate. Chance wasted.
  • 11'
    Wonderful long ball by Marchisio to find Quagliarella, but he cannot control it, and Munoz clears it away.
  • 9'
    Almost and own goal from Cassani, as Grygera overlaps Pepe on the left, and puts in a low cross, which takes a wicked defection, but can only hit the side netting.
  • 7'
    Free-kick for Palermo 40 yards out. What will the away side do? Cassani mistimes his cross aimed for the back post, but the linesman has spotted an offside.
  • 4'
    The Juve defence is in sixes and sevens as Mattia Cassani looks to stretch the back four again.
  • 2'
    GOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLLLL...What a start for Palermo, as they have broken the deadlock so early. Pastore and Pinilla link up, allowing the latter to latch onto a neat through pass from the former. Pinilla had his shot parried by Storari, who can only send it as far as the advancing Illcic, and 1-0 to the away side.
  • 2'
    Goal Javier Pastore
  • 1'
    Krasic is sent free on the right wing, as he somehow pushes the ball through three Palermo defenders and goes for a run.
  • 1'
    And here we go with Juventus to get us under way!
  • The players are coming out onto the pitch, to a thunderous roar from the crowd. The Bianconeri fans are in full voice!
  • Palermo has won three of the last four encounters between the two sides, and will be hoping for more of the same. The match is set to get under way in under 10 minutes, so stay tuned to
  • Hello and welcome to the Stadio Olimpico here in Turin for Juventus versus Palermo. The home side will be looking to claim all three points, as it wishes to consolidate last week's win over Udinese. The Rosanero will be looking for their first win of the season, as they look to register more points and climb out of the bottom two.