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Serie A

  • February 26, 2011
  • • 19:45
  • • Stadio Olimpico di Torino, Torino
  • Referee: A. Romeo
  • • Attendance: 20843

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 3'
    That's it! Game over for Juventus as hopes for Europe take a massive blow. Di Vaio double seals a historic win for Bologna in Turin!
  • 90'
    The fourth official has indicated three minutes of injury time as referee Andrea Romeo looks at his watch.
  • 88'
    SubstitutionRiccardo Meggiorini Antonio Buscè
  • 88'
    Bologna in the final straight now as they wait for the game's finale. It just hasn't been Juve's night.
  • 87'
    Yellow Card Simone Pepe
  • 86'
    Ohhhhhhhh! Toni should have scored barring a miracle from Portanova as he blocks to clear off the line when the Juventus man strikes the ball towards an empty net!
  • 84'
    It could have been 3-0 Bologna as Storari comes out to make a save on Di Vaio to stop him from getting his hat-trick! Great work by Rubin in the build-up!
  • 82'
    "Andate a lavorare" is the song in the stands... meaning "go to work" as angry Italian Juve fans vent their frustrations on the players.
  • 80'
    Ten minutes remain in Turin, but salvaging a point looks way beyond Juve's reach as Bologna set the standard.
  • 78'
    Ohhh! Bonucci rises up for the header... wide. Luck has deserted Juventus tonight.
  • 76'
    SubstitutionMiguel Angel Britos Nicolò Cherubin
  • 76'
    Juventus have thrown everyone forward, but they are out of shape and look desperately poor.
  • 74'
    Krasic does well to get his cross away from the right side... Viviano shows long arms to come out and get the ball.
  • 72'
    Yellow Card Miguel Angel Britos
  • 72'
    Corner to Juventus... it comes in fast and there is a scuffle of players in the box... it falls to Barzagli who goes for a speculative effort... wide of goal.
  • 70'
    Free-kick Juventus... Del Piero goes for it, but the wall is there again.
  • 69'
    SubstitutionZdenek Grygera Simone Pepe
  • 68'
    Big trouble for Juventus as things go from bad to worse, punished twice by former hitman Di Vaio. Different tonight is he has stuck the ball in the back of the net.
  • 66'
    Goal Marco Di Vaio
  • 66'
    GOAL! DI VAIO DOUBLES BOLOGNA'S LEAD!!! Brilliant control from the hitman who beats Bonucci and tucks the ball in at the near post!
  • 64'
    Yellow Card Massimo Mutarelli
  • 64'
    Bologna break on the counter attack with Meggiorini, it's three against three and he has Rubin in support, surely for him to finish... no! Meggiorini sends his pass to wide, wasting a great chance for Rubin!
  • 62'
    Matri is razed to the ground by Britos, and it's a free-kick in Del Piero territory... he goes for the curler, but it takes a deflection as the wall does its job for Bologna.
  • 60'
    Juventus win the throw in which Chiellini takes... it's a long one for Del Piero who smashes the ball with his right foot... wide of Viviano's goal... the game explodes.
  • 59'
    Bologna break with Di Vaio who shoots first time... wide of the mark this time. The game is wide open with end to end action as Juve trail.
  • 57'
    Del Neri asks Matri and Del Piero to swap places. The captain is told to drop back, with Matri a shoulder for Toni.
  • 55'
    Corner to Juventus... no! Matri appeals for a blatant corner which is not given.
  • 53'
    Marchisio shoots, but he won't score like that as the ball stings Matri's back.
  • 51'
    Bologna continue to attack after going ahead... Malesani's half-time team talk must have worked wonders as they look a different team. Big trouble for Juve.
  • 49'
    Goal Marco Di Vaio
  • 49'
    GOAL! Bologna take the lead with Marco Di Vaio! The former Juventus hitman beats the offside trap to slide under Storari! Shock lead for the visitors.
  • 47'
    Ohhh! Storari is called into action instantly as Meggiorini goes on the charge for Bologna.
  • 46'
    SubstitutionJ. Martínez Alessandro Del Piero
  • 46'
    SubstitutionVincenzo Iaquinta Luca Toni
  • 45'
    Juventus go 4-2-3-1 as Del Piero comes on for Martinez, and Toni for Iaquinta.
  • 45' + 2'
    Half time whistle blows! Juventus 0-0 Bologna. Both sides playing well. One attacks, the other defends. Juve should be ahead, but unlucky as Iaquinta hit post.
  • 45'
    There will be two minutes of injury time.
  • 44'
    Into the final few minutes of the first half... can Juve snatch a goal before the break?
  • 42'
    Ohh! Iaquinta hits the post on the turn following Chiellini's knock-on from a Krasic corner... Bologna escape once again!
  • 40'
    It's all Juventus, but they just cannot find a way past a very solid Bologna side tonight. Malesani has his team set up well to counter all the punches Juve throw at them.
  • 38'
    Excellent anticipation from Storari who comes off his line to thwart Meggiorini's run in behind. Corner to Bologna from the left, it's whipped in, but comfortable for Storari who makes another stop.
  • 36'
    Krasic-Melo-Matri... the striker is fouled by Britos... free-kick to Juventus who continue dominating, but the set piece is wasted.
  • 34'
    Great break from Juventus as Krasic feeds Matri who touches for Iaquinta on the edge of the box... ohhh!!! The striker blazes over the bar! What a chance for Juve.
  • 32'
    Mutarelli comes on for Esposito who took a knock around Bonucci's free-kick, and he is unable to continue.
  • 31'
    SubstitutionAndrea Esposito Massimo Mutarelli
  • 30'
    Krasic wins the free-kick on the edge of the area... it's in a great position, but there are no real set piece takers with Del Piero on the bench. Bonucci wants it... bang... it's too high and one to forget.
  • 28'
    Great work by Melo who does well to dribble and fire his right-foot shot towards goal to bring out the best of Viviano who gets down well to save!
  • 26'
    Bologna show themselves forward with Rubin who winds up a long range left-foot strike... it's well wide though as he wastes possession.
  • 24'
    Good work down the right by Krasic who goes in search of the big men, but his cross is not the best this time as he gets his aims wrong.
  • 22'
    Juventus are beginning to take control of the game as they continue to push for an opener. Bologna on the defensive.
  • 20'
    Free-kick to Juventus as Matri is taken down by Perez. Krasic sends it into the box where Bonucci tries but fails to hit the target amid a crowd of players in front of him.
  • 18'
    Ohhh! Terrible control from Iaquinta who fails to take advantage of Matri's excellent pass. The former Cagliari man is on the ball tonight.
  • 16'
    Ohhh! What a chance for Juventus! Chiellini cuts in on the left and finds Matri who goes for the first-time volley with his left... Viviano doesn't move, but the ball is just wide.
  • 14'
    Juventus down to ten men! But it's only for a matter of seconds as Chiellini has a problem with his boots.
  • 12'
    Ohhh! Good effort from Melo who shoots with his left, but the ball takes a deflection and goes out for a corner which results in nothing for the home team.
  • 10'
    Free-kick to Juventus as Martinez is fouled. Krasic takes it... Mudingayi clears for the corner which Viviano saves.
  • 8'
    Iaquinta goes shoulder to shoulder with Britos, but it's the Bologna defender who gets the better as he clears the ball down the pitch.
  • 6'
    Good clearance from Barzagli who gets ahead of Meggiorini following Rubin's through ball. Corner to Bologna... Chiellini clears it.
  • 4'
    It's a good ryhthm in Turin as Meggiorini tries to take on Chiellini down the flank, but the Italian sticks a foot out and conceeds the throw.
  • 2'
    With Del Piero and Toni on the bench, it will be interesting to see Iaquinta and Matri play together. Grygera feeds Krasic who delivers a cross, but the is a foul on Britos as Bologna take possession.
  • 1'
    And we have kick-off with Juventus getting us underway in Turin.
  • Juventus haven't lost to Bologna in Serie A since 1998. That was at the Renato Dall'ara. The Emiliani haven't won in Turin since 1980/81 season.
  • Bologna (4-3-1-2): Viviano; Esposito, Portanova, Britos, Rubin; Perez, Mudingayi, Casarini; Della Rocca; Meggiorini, Di Vaio.
  • His is the official line up for Juventus. Gianluigi Buffon is suspened, Alberto Aquilani injured. Juventus (4-4-2): Storari; Grygera, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Krasic, Felipe Melo, Marchisio, Martinez; Iaquinta, Matri.
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