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April 17, 2011 9:00 AM EDT
Stadio Artemio Franchi — Firenze
Referee:‬ D. Orsato‎
Attendance:‬ 24000‎
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Fiorentina 0-0 Juventus

Goal.com looks at the players on show in the goalless draw at the Artemio Franchi on Sunday

By Livio Caferoglu

  • Artur Boruc
    14
    1
    0.00

    Artur Boruc

    A very good performance from the Pole. He made a couple of important saves to deny Del Piero and Bonucci, and looked comfortable.

  • Manuel Pasqual
    3
    4
    0.00

    Manuel Pasqual

    A solid display from the 29-year-old. He diluted Krasic's impact efficiently, and forced Del Neri to make the change while offering good support down the flank.

  • Per Billeskov Kroldrup
    0
    5
    0.00

    Per Billeskov Kroldrup

    Hardly tested and had a very calm game at the back alongside Gamberini.

  • Alessandro Gamberini
    1
    3
    0.00

    Alessandro Gamberini

    Was his usual commanding self and ensured any potential danger was cleared.

  • Lorenzo De Silvestri
    1
    4
    0.00

    Lorenzo De Silvestri

    Not as good as his fellow full-back Pasqual, but the ex-Lazio man put in a decent shift, defending well and showing enthusiasm to get forward.

  • Juan Vargas
    2
    2
    0.00

    Juan Vargas

    Started in an unfamiliar central midfield position, and despite getting the better of Aquilani and Marchisio, he had a tendency to go out wide and his impact was affected. Switched to the left midway through the second half and looked far better.

  • Riccardo Montolivo
    5
    5
    0.00

    Riccardo Montolivo Top of the Match

    Very mature and cultured performance from the midfielder who sprayed the ball with ease and conducted much of Fiorentina's attacks

  • Valon Behrami
    0
    2
    0.00

    Valon Behrami

    A forgettable display from the Swiss midfielder who offered virtually nothing. Replaced by Marco Donadel in the second-half.

  • Adrian Mutu
    1
    3
    0.00

    Adrian Mutu

    Showed glimpses of his talent with some fine pieces of play, but was not particularly consistent. Fiorentina's best player along with Montolivo.

  • Alessio Cerci
    0
    2
    0.00

    Alessio Cerci

    The ex-Roma winger showed his potential once again - individually a gifted footballer showing some nice touches and openings, but his team ethic leaves a lot to be desired. Replaced by Adem Ljajic.

  • Alberto Gilardino
    1
    4
    0.00

    Alberto Gilardino

    Bar an early pair of chances coming his way, it was a poor performance from the ex-Milan marksman who failed to provide much in terms of attacking intensity and was well patrolled by Bonucci.

Substitutions

  • Marco Donadel
    0
    2
    3.00

    Marco Donadel

    Allowed Vargas to return to his natural position on the left and slotted into the centre of midfield efficiently, whilst enabling the Peruvian to make a bigger impact.

  • Adem Ljajic
    2
    1
    0.00

    Adem Ljajic

    Cerci's replacement was hit and miss - the Serb failed to create any telling opportunities and was less productive than the man he replaced.

  • Gianluigi Buffon
    8
    3
    0.00

    Gianluigi Buffon

    The Italy number one was assured in goal, and didn't have to deal with much that came his way.

  • Fabio Grosso
    3
    1
    0.00

    Fabio Grosso

    A decent full-back performance from the ex-Lyon man, who showed enthusiasm to look for an overlap going forward, but struggled to keep up with Cerci.

  • Andrea Barzagli
    3
    0
    0.00

    Andrea Barzagli

    The January arrival was given a hard time by Adrian Mutu on occasion, and did not inspire much confidence at the back.

  • Leonardo Bonucci
    9
    0
    0.00

    Leonardo Bonucci

    Better than his defensive partner Barzagli, and got the better of Gilardino aerially. Also made many vital interceptions.

  • Marco Motta
    1
    1
    0.00

    Marco Motta

    A very promising start to proceedings from the under-fire full-back, who roamed forward with ease. However, his impact fizzled out very quickly and was replaced early in the second-half by Sorensen.

  • Claudio Marchisio
    2
    2
    0.00

    Claudio Marchisio

    A surprisingly weak performance from the midfield general for his standards, and could not stamp his authority on the game.

  • Felipe Melo
    5
    1
    0.00

    Felipe Melo

    Arguably Juventus' best midfield player. Showed a good passing range and engine, and coped well with the likes of Montolivo and Vargas.

  • Alberto Aquilani
    2
    0
    0.00

    Alberto Aquilani

    Offered very little in enterprise and was overrun in midfield. Disappointing performance from the ex-Liverpool man.

  • Simone Pepe
    2
    3
    0.00

    Simone Pepe

    A far cry from the previous weekend. De Silvestri marked him well out of the game and was ineffective.

  • Alessandro Matri
    3
    0
    0.00

    Alessandro Matri

    Isolated in the first-half, and was offside on many occasions. Questions will be raised about his targetman capabilities, although his service was virtually non-existent. Subbed off for Toni.

  • Milos Krasic
    4
    6
    0.00

    Milos Krasic Flop of the Match

    Although slightly better than his fellow winger, the Serb offered little in the attacking department. His poor second half to the season was compounded after being replaced by Del Piero early in the second half.

Substitutions

  • Frederik Sorensen
    4
    1
    0.00

    Frederik Sorensen

    Slightly more solid than Motta but had virtually no attacking impact. Also featured in handbags with team-mate Bonucci in an otherwise average display.

  • Alessandro Del Piero
    11
    0
    0.00

    Alessandro Del Piero

    A pleasant second-half performance from the World Cup winner, who had a lot of attacking play go through him. Created a great chance to break the deadlock shortly after his introduction.

  • Luca Toni
    6
    0
    0.00

    Luca Toni

    Featured in more play in the last 20 minutes than Matri did in the previous 70. Having said that, the ex-Viola hitman failed to profit from any chances that fell his way.

Results
 
Player Ratings
Tournament
Position
Ranking
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Ciro Immobile Ciro Immobile
Striker
Torino
19 0
Carlos Tévez Carlos Tévez
Striker
Juventus
18 1
Gonzalo Higuaín Gonzalo Higuaín
Striker
Napoli
17 5
Luca Toni Luca Toni
Striker
Hellas Verona
17 2
Rodrigo Palacio Rodrigo Palacio
Striker
Inter
15 0