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Serie A

  • September 12, 2010
  • • 14:00
  • • Stadio Olimpico di Torino, Torino
  • Referee: P. Mazzoleni
  • • Attendance: 23949

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 4'
    The game fizzles out and it is all over here in Turin. Juventus 3-3 Sampdoria. A thrilling second half as Juve were pegged back twice.
  • 90' + 1'
    Dessena shoots from long range but the ball flies well wide.
  • 90'
    Sampdoria having more of the ball in the final stages but unable to get it up the park.
  • 88'
    Yellow Card Felipe Melo
  • 88'
    Palombo flights free kick in, but over hits and the ball goes over the crossbar.
  • 88'
    Felipe Melo booked for challenge on Marilungo.
  • 84'
    Del Piero comes in from the left side and flashes a cross across the goal. Aquilani then has a golden opportunity to score one on one with Curci he fires straight at the keeper who parries it wide.
  • 81'
    The match has gone a bit scrappy since the mass substitutions, but Juve are the team looking to get forward and snatch a winner.
  • 79'
    SubstitutionStefano Lucchini Massimo Volta
  • 78'
    SubstitutionSimone Pepe Alberto Aquilani
  • 78'
    Juventus sub, Simone Pepe off and on comes Alberto Aquilani for his debut. Sampdoria also make a change Volta comes on for Luccini.
  • 78'
    SubstitutionMilos Krasic Vincenzo Iaquinta
  • 77'
    Juventus Sub, Krasic off for Iaquinta
  • 76'
    SubstitutionMarco Motta Zdenek Grygera
  • 76'
    Juventus sub, Marco Motta off for Grygera
  • 73'
    Assist Guido Marilungo
  • 73'
    GOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLLL!!! Nicola Pozzi with his second!! Marilungo with a cross from the right and Pozzi who is in the middle of the six yard box heads it home. 3-3.
  • 73'
    Goal Nicola Pozzi
  • 70'
    Free kick to Sampdoria, 20 yards out, just left of centre. Palombo puts it way over the bar.
  • 68'
    SubstitutionFranco Semioli Guido Marilungo
  • 68'
    Sampdoria sub, Semioli off for Marilungo
  • 67'
    Goal Fabio Quagliarella
  • 67'
    GOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLLL!!!! Fabio Quagliarella!! Pepe has a shot from 8 yards out on the right side of the box, it hits the post and falls into the path of Quagliarella who taps the ball home. 3-2.
  • 64'
    Assist Angelo Palombo
  • 64'
    Goal Antonio Cassano
  • 64'
    GOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLL!!!!!!! Antonio Cassano for Samp!!! Palombo chips the ball over the defence straight into Cassano's path and he slots home. Storari did get a hand to it but the shot was too powerful as it trickled over the line. 2-2.
  • 63'
    Del Piero finds space in the middle of the park and wins himself a freekick 25 yards out, after a foul by Luccini. He steps up to take it but fires a yard wide of Curci's right post
  • 61'
    Krasic latches onto a long ball lifting it over one defender putting himself through on goal, but his shot from 15 yards out on the right side of the box is tipped wide of the far post by Curci.
  • 58'
    SubstitutionV. Koman Pedro Obiang
  • 58'
    Sampdoria sub Obiang on for Koman
  • 55'
    Del Piero has a shot from 18 yards but the ball goes just wide of Curci's left post.
  • 54'
    The home team are now playing with more verve and freedom as Quagliarella tries a 30 yard looping volley, but Curci is untroubled and claims easily.
  • 52'
    Juve pile on the pressure and Luccini is winded by a Felipe Melo strike as it hits him in the chest.
  • 50'
    Goal Simone Pepe
  • 50'
    GOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLL!!! Simone Pepe for Juventus. Gastaldello nearly put the ball past his own keeper but Curci produced a fantastic save, but could not prevent the ball from dropping to Pepe who tapped in from 1 yard. 2-1 Juventus.
  • 48'
    Juve seeing more of the ball in the opening minutes of the second half, but aren't making any forward headway.
  • 45'
    We are back at the Stadio Olimpico for the second half of Juventus vs Sampdoria and the away team get us underway.
  • 45'
    We are back at the Stadio Olimpico for the second half of Juventus vs Sampdoria and the awy team get us underway.
  • 45' + 1'
    Half time here in Turin and it's 1-1. Join us after the break to see if Del Neri's men can complete the comeback or whether Cassano can provide more inspiration for his team.
  • 45'
    One minute of time added on.
  • 45'
    Motta swings in a free kick 40 yards out on the right, he finds Quagliarella but his header goes safely over.
  • 43'
    Assist Milos Krasic
  • 43'
    GOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAALLLLLL!!!!!! Juve are back in the game through Claudio Marchisio. A cross from the right is headed back into the middle of the box by Krasic and Marchisio is there to fire home from 12 yards. He is delighted. 1-1.
  • 43'
    Goal Claudio Marchisio
  • 40'
    Free kick to Juve about 30 yards out but the Juventus captain Del Piero puts it just over. Close.
  • 38'
    Juve coming forward, Krasic puts an in swinging cross in from the left but Quagliarella's header is weak and Curci gathers easily.
  • 36'
    Assist Antonio Cassano
  • 36'
    Goal Nicola Pozzi
  • 36'
    Cassano is played through one on one with Storari, he is forced slightly left, he gets his shot away but it trickles into the keepers hands.
  • 35'
    GOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLL!!!! Nicola Pozzi for Sampdoria!!!! Cassano slides the ball from the left to the edge of the 18 yard box and Pozzi side foots into the net. 1-0 Samp, game on!
  • 34'
    Simone Pepe and Milos Krasic have swapped side, Krasic is now operating on the left and Pepe on the right.
  • 33'
    Dessena is dispossessed out side Juventus box and the Bianconeri break through Motta but the move comes to nothing as the away team get players back.
  • 30'
    Cassano is dropping deep to try and exert some influence on the match, but each time he receives the ball he has two players on him almost instantly. Del Neri's knows how to play his former talisman.
  • 28'
    Motta plays the ball across the 18 yard box to Quagliarella but his first time volley goes sky high over the bar.
  • 26'
    The match is very much being played in the centre of the pitch, both teams are giving the ball away too easily and are not decisive enough when moving the ball forward.
  • 23'
    Sampdoria are coping easily with the Juventus attacks, forcing the home side to pass the ball infront of the Samp defence. Sampdoria, however are breaking very well with Koman and Cassano causing problems.
  • 20'
    Samp break with Zielger on the left, who get the ball to Koman but he is crowded out and Juve regain possession. But they give the ball away and Pozzi is one on one with Storari who gets enough on the ball to push it wide for a corner. A great chance wasted!
  • 18'
    Juventus attacking down the left through Pepe and De Ceglie, but the cross from De Ceglie is easily headed away. Samp could deal with them all day.
  • 15'
    Samp have a free kick on their right hand side 40 yards out. The ball is swung in by Palombo but Juve easily clear.
  • 13'
    Quagliarella has a shot from 18 yards, but it is defected over. Krasic was in acres of space a few yards to his right but he failed to look up and find the pass.
  • 10'
    The Juve forwards are looking more lively this week, as Pepe swings in a cross but Krasic's header back across the goal finds no one.
  • 7'
    The tempo is increasing in the match as Samp launch an attack through Cassano, but Juve hit right back as Felipe Melo brings the ball forward on the counter.
  • 6'
    Del Piero has the ball 18 yards out and beat a couple of defenders but his shot is defected over for a corner.
  • 5'
    Game is temporarily stopped as Bonucci is receiving treatment for an injury, he should be ok to carry on though.
  • 4'
    Sampdoria are keeping the ball well in midfield with Palombo and Zielger, then give Juve there first scare as Cassano almost pokes the ball past Storari.
  • 2'
    Juve attack down the left with Quagliarella and De Ceglie, whose cross is easily cleared.
  • 1'
    We are underway at the Stadio Olimpico!
  • Welcome to’s live coverage of Serie A. Today’s match comes to you from Stadio Olimpico in Turin where Juventus welcome Sampdoria. The home side succumbed to an impressive Bari side in their opening game in the top flight and will look to get their Serie A challenge back on track against manager Luigi Del Neri's former side. Stay tuned for all the action!