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Serie A

  • January 30, 2011
  • • 19:45
  • • Stadio Olimpico di Torino, Torino
  • Referee: A. Giannoccaro
  • • Attendance: 17953

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 5'
    From everyone here at, I hope you have enjoyed the clash. Good evening.
  • 90' + 5'
    And that is it, as the whistle is blown for full-time. Juventus 1-2 Udinese. Marchisio's wonder goal is cancelled out by Zapata and Alexis Sanchez ensures the points are heading to Friuli.
  • 90' + 4'
    Last throw of the dice, as a long ball is sent forward by Grosso, but not on this occasion.
  • 90' + 3'
    Asamoah is brought down by Grygera in the middle of the park, as play has slowed right down.
  • 90' + 2'
    SubstitutionPablo Armero Andrea Coda
    Coda on, Armero off
  • 90'
    Four minutes of injury time to be played.
  • 90'
    Grosso can't quite get enough elevation on the cross, sending it straight into a Udinese player.
  • 89'
    SubstitutionClaudio Marchisio Alberto Libertazzi
    Marchisio off, Libertazzi on.
  • 88'
    Yellow/Red Alexis Sánchez
    Sanchez receives his second yellow card for a bad challenge on Del Piero, and he is off!
  • 87'
    Red Card Leonardo Bonucci
    Bonucci has been given his marching orders for a horrendous challenge on Sanchez. He is in pain.
  • 85'
    Assist M. Isla
  • 85'
    Goal Alexis Sánchez
    GOOOAAALLL! Alexis Sanchez started the move and he finished it with a lovely goal. His over-the-top-of-his-head reaches Abdi, who found Isla and he returned the favour to allow the Chilean to score from. Juventus 1-2 Udinese.
  • 84'
    SubstitutionAlberto Aquilani M. Sissoko
  • 84'
    Aquilani off, Sissoko on.
  • 83'
    Sanchez's chips crosss for Armero is seen as a foul by the ref, as he put his hands in the back.
  • 82'
    Denis plays a ball out to the right for Sanchez, but a lunging challenge by Bonucci puts the ball out for a corner.
  • 80'
    Yellow Card Almen Abdi
    Abdi brings down Martinez from behind.
  • 80'
    Del Piero hasn;t had his kicking boots on, as his free-kick ball in the box is too long. No one was near the far post.
  • 78'
    Offside against Martinez. Borderline, as he looks to get onto the ball ahead of him, running into Handanovic. The to make up and move on.
  • 76'
    No free-kick to Krasic, as he was in full-flight. Domizzi made a well-timed challenge.
  • 75'
    Corner to Udinese, as the defence looks to avoid the ball from dropping into Sanchez's lap. Swung in, but gotten away by the defence.
  • 75'
    Corner to Udinese, as the defence looks to avoid the ball from dropping into Sanchez's lap. Swung in, but gotten away by the defence.
  • 74'
    Yellow Card Fabio Grosso
    Martinez was flying in, but couldn't quite get to the ball. Udinese start to push forward in numbers, but Grosso brings down Sanchez, earning himself a yellow card.
  • 73'
    Chooses to go low, but straight into the wall. Corner.
  • 73'
    Free-kick to Del Piero in a dangerous position. 35 yards out. On his favoured side. What can he do?
  • 71'
    Del Piero on his left foot, rising all the way with a powerful shot, never dipping. Good chance.
  • 71'
    Krasic's tries to take on his opponent, but his shot was too high and hard.
  • 70'
    SubstitutionAntonio Di Natale Almen Abdi
    Abdi on, Di Natale off.
  • 67'
    Goal Cristian Zapata
    Zapata scores! Udinese are back. The defender sees the ball fall kindly into his lap. Di Natale's rocket is blocked by Buffon, who blocked it into the path of the stopper, and he puts it in the back of the net inside the six-yard box. Game on!
  • 67'
    Melo gets the last touch on the ball, and a corner is given.
  • 66'
    SubstitutionGökhan Inler Germán Denis
    Inler off, Denis on.
  • 66'
    Martinez runs into Sanchez and give away a free-kick.
  • 64'
    Lovely ball by Sanchez for Isla, who looks to return the compliment with a flick into the middle, but a diving Buffon claims it.
  • 62'
    Marchisio pushes down the left and cuts the ball back for Krasic in the middle. He tries the cute stuff, backheeling for someone to run onto, but no one is there.
  • 60'
    Goal Claudio Marchisio
    CLAUDIO MARCHISIO! GOAL OF THE SEASON! What a wonderful strike! Great team first-touch play by the home side, with the ball bobbling up, the Italian tried an acrobatic volley and scores!
  • 57'
    Sanchez's lovely ball into space leaving the defence in tatters, but he could not quite get on the end of it, as Buffon steams out and awkwardly puts it out for a throw-in.
  • 55'
    Di Natale...millimetres wide! He only had Buffon to beat as the lofted ball over the defence found the striker. He controlled it well, but couldn't slot it past the advancing 'keeper.
  • 54'
    Sanchez's long diagonal ball for Di Natale can't quite reach him as Bonucci headers, but only into the path of Pinzi, whose driving shot goes just wide from 35 yards.
  • 52'
    Bonucci helps clear away another Sanchez move into the box, as he looked to shoot.
  • 51'
    Del Piero brings down Sanchez, just as he was looking to find some space going forward.
  • 50'
    Corner to Udinese, but gotten away by the Juve defence.
  • 49'
    Pinzi with time and space as he was played in by Sanchez, but a good tipped save by Buffon, as the driving shot was going on target.
  • 48'
    Good ball over the top for Del Piero, but Handanovic read the play and got it away.
  • 47'
    A curling shot by Del close! Inches wide by the club captain, as he teased from the left, cut inside and fired, missing not by a lot.
  • 46'
    Here we go in the second half.
  • 45'
    The players are starting to come out of their dressing rooms.
  • 45' + 1'
    Half-time. 0-0 here at the Olimpico. Come back in 15 minutes for the second-half.
  • 45'
    One minute of injury time to be played.
  • 45' close. Udinese stretch the Juve defence as several one-touch passes found the defender, but his shot was pushed across goal. Wonderful play but poor defending.
  • 44'
    Krasic gets the crowd excited as he gets past two players in the box, but not Domizzi, who stops the midfielder in his tracks.
  • 43'
    Grygera's early ball into the middle was poor, but possession stays with the home side as Domizzi slices his clearance.
  • 41'
    Grosso's sliding challenge on Pinzi sees the Udinese player stay down, clutching his knee. Seems to be in some pain.
  • 39'
    The Udinese players are not happy, as Armero was on the ground holding his face, but play was allowed to continue. Krasic took on three defenders, turning in the box and crossing a lovely ball looking for a team-mate, but no luck.
  • 38'
    Grosso gets into a good position in the box. His quick turn and shoot on his wrong foot sees Handanovic stop it.
  • 37'
    Del Piero takes on step and chooses to quickfire, requiring the 'keeper to be fully stretched out to punch it away for a corner.
  • 36'
    Grosso's cross deep from the left required Handanovic to claim it, but he chooses to punch it away.
  • 36'
    Offside against Armero.
  • 33'
    Nice through-ball for Marchisio to cut the ball back into the middle. Poor clearance by the visitors with the ball dropping into Aquilani's path, but his shot is skyrocketed.
  • 32'
    Yellow Card J. Martínez
    Handball against Martinez, who decided to touch the ball with his hand whilst bouncing. Zapata was also near the decision, and was originally believed it was him.
  • 30'
    Krasic is adjudged to have run into Domizzi after playing a ball ahead of him. The Serb had him beaten for pace, but a foul is awarded to the visitors.
  • 28'
    Del Piero chooses to dink it over the wall from the very edge of the area, but it is hit too hard, having not enough dip and drop in it.
  • 27'
    Yellow Card Alexis Sánchez
    Del Piero fires, but the referee sees Sanchez raise his hands above his head, and a yellow card is shown.
  • 26'
    Martinez charges forward taking on several Udinese players, but Pinzi decides to make the sliding challenge from the side, and gives away a free-kick.
  • 24'
    Asamoah's diagonal ball finds Isla pushing forward on the right. Under some pressure, he tries to get his cross into the middle, but the ball rebounds off Grosso's foot, and the ball goes all the way to Buffon.
  • 22'
    Armero takes on Grygera on the left, with Krasic joining in the battle, but the Bianconeri players win possession, as the sustained pressure sees the ball reach Buffon.
  • 21'
    Inler handball. Melo kicked it into his hand, and the ref gives a foul.
  • 20'
    Bonucci made the interception in the middle of the ground. With open space ahead he charges forward. No one decides to mark him and winds up his right foot, but pushes his shot across goal. Great chance!
  • 18'
    Benatia looks to spread play out to the right looking for Isla, but it goes too long for him.
  • 17'
    Del Piero has a chance to swing in a good cross. The first one was called back by the ref as he was not ready. But the second one went way too long over the pack. Out for a goalkick.
  • 15'
    Corner to Juve. Swung in by Del Piero, but it was an awkward punch away by Handanovic.
  • 13'
    Armero couldn't quite get his header on target, as he is the first to get onto the end of a diagonal ball.
  • 12'
    Cut back by Isla for Sanchez, but he has his shot blocked. Good move Udinese.
  • 11'
    Great positioning and run by Di Natale, but his header goes too high over the crossbar.
  • 10'
    Asamoah's long ball aimed at Sanchez is brought down extremely well by the Chilean, but he couldn't keep on going.
  • 8'
    Strong work by Marchisio to keep possession. Was under pressure near the byeline, but had the right presence of mind to work it back.
  • 6'
    Juve through Grosso skips past one defender, but his cross winds up on the other side of the park. Grygera swings an early ball in looking for a team-mate from the right, but Domizzi gets is away.
  • 5'
    Sanchez turns capitalising on a ball given away by Chiellini, and is quickly brought down, stopping him from going on one of his famous runs.
  • 4'
    Del Piero in some spance fires a flick-over ball for Martinez to run onto, but he is closed down by two defenders.
  • 3'
    Lots of pressing by Juve, but Udinese do well to keep possession.
  • 1'
    Domizzi backpass to Handanovic? Referee didn't think so, just as Juve pushed forward for the first time, looking dangerous.
  • 1'
    And here we go.
  • Handanovic, Zapata, Domizzi, Benatia, Pinzi, Asamoah, Inler, Armero, Isla, Di Natale, Sanchez
  • Juventus: Buffon, Chiellini, Bonucci, Grosso, Grygera, Melo, Aquilani, Marchisio, Krasic, Del Piero, Martinez
  • Here are the line-ups for this evening's match.
  • Good evening and welcome to the Stadio Olimpico here in Turin for the clash between Juventus and Udinese.