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Played
May 17, 2009 2:00 PM BST
Stadio Olimpico - Torino
Referee:‬ Ayroldi‎
 
90′ +4
Ayroldi blows his whistle to end the match as both teams will share the spoils after a 2-2 draw. This was a match that Juventus needed to win as Fiorentina close the gap to just one point in the race for third place.
 
90′ +2
Plasmati glides past Mellberg and takes the ball to the corner flag to waste some time.
 
90′
Substitution Daniele Capelli Michael Girasole
 
90′
OH!!!!!! Iaquinta heads the ball down to Del Piero who can't poke the ball past Consigli from close range!
 
88′
Del Piero flicks the ball up himself and tries an acrobatic overhead kick that sails high over the crossbar.
 
86′
Play is halted as Consigli needs some treatment from the medical staff who have been busy this afternoon.
 
84′
Del Piero runs at the Atalanta defence and unleashes a low drive from 20 yards that rolls past the post.
 
82′
Grygera finds Nedved on the left side and his cross intended for Trezeguet is headed out by Bellini.
 
80′
OH!!!!! Plasmati is played clear through on goal and his vicious strike hits the crossbar!! Atalanta have struck the crossbar three times in the second half!
 
78′
Mellberg crashes into Plasmati and the big forward needs some assistance from Atalanta's medical staff.
 
78′
Substitution Paolo De Ceglie Jonathan Zebina
 
76′
Nedved beats his marker and sends a cross into the area that Camoranesi meets but his header is straight at Consigli who makes a routine save.
 
74′
Del Piero is taken down on the edge of area and he stands over the ball but his delivery smashes into the Atalanta wall.
 
72′
OH!!!! Nedved tries his luck from 20 yards but Consigli makes a diving save!
 
72′
Substitution Cristiano Zanetti David Trezeguet
 
70′
Camoranesi plays a ball over the top of the Atalanta defence looking for Iaquinta but Consigli scampers off his line and beats the Juventus striker to the ball.
 
70′
Substitution Alessio Cerci Federico Peluso
 
68′
Del Piero takes on two defenders and chips the ball over the top the net from 10 yards away.
 
66′
Atalanta win a free kick and Cigarini stands over the ball but his low drive fails to trouble Buffon.
 
64′
De Ceglie scampers up the left flank and sends in a cross that Iaquinta chests down to Del Piero who can't get shot off in traffic.
 
62′
Ranieri makes the first substitution of the match as Del Piero comes on for the disappointing Amauri.
 
62′
Substitution Amauri Alessandro Del Piero
 
60′
OH!!!! Poulsen almost gifts Atalanta the lead as his header back to Buffon almost finds Plasmati instead who cannot poke the ball past the Juventus keeper.
 
58′
Camoranesi finds Amauri inside of the penalty area but Bellini makes a good challenge and the chance is wasted.
 
56′
Doni finds Parravicini on the left hand side but his cross for Plasmati at the back post is just out of the striker's reach.
 
54′
OH!!!! Cigarini cuts inside and unleashes a drive from 25 yards that smacks off the crossbar! It's all Atalanta in the second half!
 
52′
OH!!!! Cerci beats the offside trap and is off to the races but he can't slip the ball underneath Buffon!! Great save by the Juventus keeper!
 
50′
Nedved runs at the Atalanta defence and unleashes a drive that Manfredini blocks.
 
48′
Camoranesi takes Cerci down from behind and concedes the free kick. OH!!! Doni stands over the ball and whips in a delivery that Plasmati meets and his thundering header comes back off the crossbar!
 
46′
Ayroldi gets the second half underway with all three points still very much up for grabs.
 
45′
Ayroldi blow his whistle to end an entertaining first half as both teams head into the interval deadlocked at two goals apiece.
 
44′
Goal Maximiliano Pellegrino
 
43′
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!! It's goals galore at the Olimpico as Pellegrino nods the ball past Buffon from close range after Plasmati's flick found the substitute!!
 
42′
Substitution Gyorgy Garics Maximiliano Pellegrino
 
41′
Injury Gyorgy Garics
 
41′
Manfredini finds Doni on the edge of the area but his weak shot is blocked by Poulsen.
 
39′
Juventus win a corner and Camoranesi's ensuing delivery hits Parravicini square in the face and he needs some assistance from the Atalanta medical staff.
 
37′
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!! Zanetti gives his team the lead with a sensational volley that hits the underside of the bar and bounces in the net!! What a goal!!!
 
36′
Goal Cristiano Zanetti
 
35′
Sloppy play by both teams as they take turns giving the ball away in the midfield.
 
33′
OH!!! De Ceglie plays in a cross that Consigli meets but he fumbles the ball and it drops to Amauri who is then taken down by the keeper but Ayroldi doesn't give the penalty!
 
31′
It's all Juventus at the moment as Bellini takes Camoranesi down with a sliding tackle. Camoranesi stands over the ball and whips in a delivery that finds Legrottaglie but it's all for naught as the flag is up for offside.
 
29′
OH!!!! De Ceglie bursts forward and sends in a tantalising cross that Amauri meets and the Brazilian rattles the crossbar with a thumping header! Juventus come close to taking the lead!
 
27′
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!! Amauri slips past his marker and finds Nedved who plays a beautiful ball to the back post that Iaquinta heads past Consigli!!
 
26′
Goal Vincenzo Iaquinta
 
25′
OH!!! Juventus win a corner and Nedved's delivery is met by Legrottaglie whose bullet header comes back off the crossbar!!
 
23′
Camoranesi is taken down from behind and wins his team a free kick in a dangerous area. Camoranesi's ensuing delivery is poor and the chance goes begging.
 
21′
Plasmati wins his side a free kick deep in Juventus territory. Cigarini stands over the ball and hammers a low shot that Buffon easily saves.
 
19′
Poulsen gives the ball away cheaply as Juventus seem out of sorts in the early going in an empty Stadio Olimpico.
 
17′
Amauri tries to play Iaquinta through but Consigli scampers off his line and clears the danger.
 
15′
OH!!! Plasmati hoists a ball over the top of the defence and Doni is off to the races but he cannot poke the ball past Buffon!
 
13′
Cigarini and Doni play a neat one-two but the return pass runs out of play.
 
11′
Plasmati lofts a high cross into the area looking for Cigarini but he can't control the pass and Buffon pounces on the ball.
 
9′
Juventus win a corner and Nedved's delivery is met by Iaquinta but his weak header pops straight up into the air and the chance goes begging.
 
7′
Camoranesi finds Grygera on the right hand side but his attempted cross is blocked by a sliding Manfredini who then clears the danger.
 
5′
Grygera bursts forward and sends in a cross that is too close to Consigli who makes a comfortable catch.
 
3′
GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!! Plasmati lays the ball back to Cigarini on the edge of the area and he unleashes a low shot that takes a deflection off Legrottagle and past a stunned Buffon. Atalanta take an early lead!
 
2′
Goal Luca Cigarini
 
 
Nicola Ayroldi gets the match underway with Ranieri starting Iaquinta and Amauri while Del Neri counters with Plasmati as the lone striker.
 
 
Welcome to Goal.com's live coverage of the Serie A. Today's match comes to you from the Stadio Olimpico Grande in Turin where Juventus are all set to lock horns with Atalanta. The match will be played behind closed doors this afternoon after Juventus' appeal to overturn the stadium ban for racist chanting was denied. Juve will look to snap an ugly six-match winless streak to put pressure on Milan in the race for second place while Atalanta will be playing solely for pride today. Stay tuned for all of the action.
 
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Ciro Immobile Ciro Immobile
Striker
Torino
20 0
Luca Toni Luca Toni
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Hellas Verona
18 2
Carlos Tévez Carlos Tévez
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Juventus
18 1
Gonzalo Higuaín Gonzalo Higuaín
Striker
Napoli
17 5
Rodrigo Palacio Rodrigo Palacio
Striker
Inter
15 0