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December 1, 2013 12:30 PM EST
Juventus Stadium — Torino
Referee:‬ G. Calvarese‎
Attendance:‬ 32279‎
 
 
Top of the Match
Gianluigi Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon
Juventus
Gianluigi Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon
Juventus
Flop of the Match
Leonardo Bonucci
Leonardo Bonucci
Juventus
Simone Padoin
Simone Padoin
Juventus

Juventus 1-0 Udinese: Late Llorente goals gives Bianconeri win

Antonio Conte's men left it until the dying seconds in Turin to extend their lead in Serie A to three points thanks to the Spaniard's headed effort.

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Fernando Llorente struck in second-half stoppage time to secure a 1-0 for Juventus against Udinese on Sunday.
 
Roma needed a last-gasp equalizer to claim a 1-1 draw at Atalanta earlier in the day and Juve's late goal of its own saw it move three points clear at the top of Serie A.
 
Juve - which is gunning for a third straight league title - dominated the first half, but a lack of a cutting edge hurt it.
 
Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon made a string of superb saves in the second half, frustrating Udinese as he kept his sixth league clean sheet in a row.
 
Antonio Conte's men then piled on the pressure in the latter stages, with Llorente heading in Stephan Lichtsteiner's shot in the 90th minute to spark wild celebrations, as Juve made it seven wins from as many Serie A home matches this season.
 
Juventus made three changes from the side that beat Copenhagen 3-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, with Claudio Marchisio, Andrea Barzagli and Paolo de Ceglie all coming in as Paul Pogba dropped to the bench.
 
Allan replaced Giampiero Pinzi for Udinese, which was on the back foot early in Turin as the hosts started brightly.
 
Carlos Tevez was denied twice by defender Danilo early on and also forced an outstanding save from Udinese goalkeeper Zeljko Brkic in a dominant start.
 
The hosts were dealt a major blow 14 minutes in as Andrea Pirlo was forced off with an apparent knee injury, sustained in a clash with Andrea Lazzari. He was replaced by Pogba.
 
Tevez saw a first-time effort with his left foot go just wide four minutes later before Udinese captain Antonio Di Natale missed a good chance at the other end when Buffon saved his chip with Roberto Pereyra well-placed centrally.
 
The Argentine again shot wide as the first half petered out, with Juve unable to convert its dominance into clear-cut chances.
 
Llorente got in the way of Tevez just after the break, and they were nearly made to pay, only for Buffon to pull off an outstanding double save in the 53rd minute.
 
The keeper first saved Bruno's effort from the right and then quickly reacted to deny Di Natale from the rebound, and nine minutes later he moved superbly to tip Lazzari's swerving 20-yard strike over the bar.
 
Tevez shot straight at Brkic at the other end before he fired just over from a free kick with six minutes to play.
 
Fabio Quagliarella came off the bench and forced a good save from Brkic shortly after, and Llorente had a late header cleared off the line, but he still managed to have the final say in Turin, reacting sharply to turn Lichtsteiner's wayward shot home.

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Juventus

1
Gianluigi Buffon
Goalkeeper
4.00
3
3.00
11
Paolo De Ceglie
Defender
76′
3.00
15
Andrea Barzagli
Defender
3.50
19
2.00
8
Claudio Marchisio
Midfielder
2.50
20
Simone Padoin
Midfielder
58′
2.00
21
Andrea Pirlo
Midfielder
14′
3.00
23
Arturo Vidal
Midfielder
2.50
10
Carlos Tévez
Striker
3.00
14
3.50

Udinese

3.50
1
Zeljko Brkic
Goalkeeper
3.00
5
Danilo
Defender
2.00
8
3.50
11
3.00
34
2.50
75
3.50
3
Allan
Midfielder
3.00
21
Andrea Lazzari
Midfielder
2.50
32
3.00
37
2.50
10

Substitutes

30
Marco Storari
Goalkeeper
 - 
34
Rubinho
Goalkeeper
 - 
4
 - 
5
 - 
13
 - 
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Marco Motta
Defender
 - 
26
3.00
6
Paul Pogba
Midfielder
14′
2.50
9
 - 
27
3.00

Substitutes

 - 
30
Ivan Kelava
Goalkeeper
 - 
4
Naldo
Defender
 - 
6
 - 
-
 - 
27
3.00
7
Badu
Midfielder
61′
 - 
14
Frano Mlinar
Midfielder
 - 
18
Jadson
Midfielder
 - 
94
 - 
66
 - 
17
N. López
Striker
 - 
70
Maicosuel
Midfielder
88′

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Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Ciro Immobile Ciro Immobile
Striker
Torino
20 0
Luca Toni Luca Toni
Striker
Hellas Verona
18 2
Carlos Tévez Carlos Tévez
Striker
Juventus
18 1
Gonzalo Higuaín Gonzalo Higuaín
Striker
Napoli
17 5
Rodrigo Palacio Rodrigo Palacio
Striker
Inter
15 0