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Serie A

  • November 27, 2010
  • • 19:45
  • • Stadio Olimpico di Torino, Torino
  • Referee: P. Valeri
  • • Attendance: 21740

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 5'
    Yellow Card Simone Pepe
  • 90' + 5'
    The FULLTIME whistle blows...The Bianconeri are forced to settle for a point after hosting a courageous Fiorentina outfit...Del Neri's side remain six points off the pace at the top and will be ruing the missed chance to close the gap further on leaders Milan.
  • 90' + 4'
    With one minute left of added time the Bianconeri are throwing everything forward for one final assault.
  • 90' + 2'
    Yellow Card Claudio Marchisio
  • 90' + 2'
    Babacar bursts forward on the break...Marchisio has no choice but to down the hitman and earns a yellow card for his troubles.
  • 90'
    Pepe knocks a free kick in from the right...Iaquinta meets it on the head inside the box...Off the crossbar!!!
  • 88'
    Red Card Felipe
  • 88'
    Lanzafame plays a lovely ball through to Krasic who is downed by Felipe...The referee blows immediately and doesn't hesitate to show the stopper a red card!
  • 86'
    The Viola are back on the attack down the left...Vargas dwells on the ball and wins a throw.
  • 84'
    What a blow for the Viola who looked liked they were heading for a precious victory...The Bianconeri have sprung into life now as they look to grab the win.
  • 83'
    Yellow Card Gianluca Comotto
  • 82'
    Goal Simone Pepe
    Pepe smashes the ball goalbound and it flies into the top corner...Gooooooooooooool...Juventus are back level!
  • 80'
    Pepe storms at the box from the left and goes down following an outstretched arm by Comotto...Juventus have a free kick within shooting range.
  • 78'
    Krasic cuts back to Chiellini on the edge of the box...The stopper slides a shot towards the inside of the post...BORUC gets his fingertips to it and edges the ball out for a corner.
  • 76'
    Iaquinta turns his marker inside the box and slides a wonderful shot towards the goal...BORUC beats it away with an outstretched leg!!
  • 74'
    D'Agostino puts pressure on Marchisio deep into Juventus territory and the Bianconeri midfielder is forced to concede a throw.
  • 72'
    Babacar ventures forward alone and with three defenders around him the hitman protects the ball expertly..Chiellini comes sliding in and gifts the Viola a free kick.
  • 70'
    SubstitutionMichele Camporese Felipe
  • 70'
    Motta whips a cross into the danger zone from the right...Quagliarella looks to head on but Gamberini provides cover and scrambles clear.
  • 68'
    Camporese is on the ground and seems to be suffering from cramp...The referee has stopped play momentarily as Felipe comes on for the injured stopper.
  • 66'
    Babacar protects the ball from an oncoming Chiellini and then offloads to Vargas on the edge of the box...The winger smashes it forward first time...Blocked by Bonucci.
  • 65'
    SubstitutionAdem Ljajic Marco Marchionni
  • 64'
    The Bianconeri are maintaining possession but are struggling to carve out enough goal scoring opportunities...The biting temperatures seem to be getting to the players now who are struggling to keep up the tempo.
  • 63'
    Yellow Card Manuel Pasqual
  • 62'
    Grosso crosses from the edge of the box and finds Iaquinta...The hitman strikes on the turn but loses his footing and sprays wide.
  • 60'
    Krasic skips past Pasqual and knocks a cross in from the right..Boruc takes no chances at the near post and blocks for a corner.
  • 58'
    SubstitutionAlessandro Del Piero Vincenzo Iaquinta
  • 58'
    SubstitutionAlberto Aquilani Simone Pepe
  • 58'
    Del Piero whips a free kick over the wall...Just wide...Close again from the captain.
  • 56'
    SubstitutionAlberto Gilardino K. Babacar
  • 56'
    Marchisio looks to find Grosso with a delicate chip into the box...The pass is too heavy and finishes out of play.
  • 54'
    The Viola are maintaining possession at the back as the Old Lady chase down incessantly.
  • 52'
    Santana controls a corner inside the box and unleashes a great volley on the turn...Over the bar...Great chance for the Viola.
  • 50'
    Del Piero is set forward by Marchisio...The captain enters the box and looks to slot the ball in at the far post...Just wide.
  • 48'
    Krasic looks to break through down the right but is closed down by Donadel.
  • 46'
    The sides are back out for the second period with Juventus in possession.
  • 45' + 1'
    The HALFTIME whistle blows after an entertaining 45 minutes here in Turin...Fiorentina are worth their lead and Juventus will be ruing the manner in which they went behind.
  • 45'
    Yellow Card Leonardo Bonucci
  • 45'
    The fourth man signals one solo minute for added time with the Viola still a goal to the good.
  • 44'
    Vargas cuts in from the left flank skipping past Motta...Bonucci then comes sliding in with a crunching challenge...Free kick and a definate booking for the stopper.
  • 42'
    Santana looks to switch play to Vargas on the left flank...Krasic makes a clever intervention and heads out the danger.
  • 40'
    Aquilani finds Del Piero inside the box and the captain immediately cuts it square to Marchisio...The midfielder fires towards the near post but can only find the side netting.
  • 38'
    The Viola break forward three against two!!! Ljajic waits and then lays off to Pasqual who fires a terrible effort over the bar...What a missed opportunity to double the lead!
  • 36'
    Del Piero strikes a free kick from the edge of the box...BORUC beats it wide with a wonderful save.
  • 34'
    Ljajic breaks down the right and looks to find Gilardino inside the box...Bonucci sticks out a leg and clears for a corner...The Viola are certainly threatening on the break.
  • 32'
    Del Piero floats a free kick into the box from deep...Donadel is first to it and heads clear without fuss.
  • 30'
    Krasic crosses from the right and Aquilani meets the ball inside the box with a wonderful overhead kick...It finishes over the bar...Great move from Juventus.
  • 28'
    Melo looks to find Quagliarella from deep but the forward can only head the ball high into the air...The Viola waste no time in clearing the danger.
  • 26'
    The Bianconeri have upped the tempo a little and are playing with a little more urgency now...Donadel comes crashing into Aquilani inside the Viola third and gives away a free kick.
  • 24'
    The Viola are pushing forward once more and finding space down the right through Ljajic.
  • 22'
    Juventus push forward through Krasic down the right...The Serbian lays back to Motta who knocks a first time ball into the mixer...Marchisio meets it on the volley...Saved by Boruc!!!
  • 20'
    Vargas beats Motta down the left flank and knocks a dangers cross-shot towards goal...Storari has to keep his eyes on the ball and does well to catch the danger on the line.
  • 18'
    Motta puts a great cross in from the right...Quagliarella controls and looks to shoot on the turn...Blocked expertly by Gamberini.
  • 16'
    Marchisio knocks a high cross towards the back post...Krasic beats his marker in the air and manages to head it on towards goal..Boruc makes light work and smothers the danger on the deck.
  • 14'
    Gilardino is back on the field with a makeshift bandage on his head. He appears to be losing blood and Mihajlovic will have to keep an eye on the hitman in the coming minutes.
  • 12'
    Juve are back on the attack as Melo finds Krasic in the corner...The Serbian winger looks to beat his man but is sounded out and wins a corner.
  • 10'
    Gilardino takes a nasty blow to the head from Motta who also went up for the ball...The hitman is on the ground and receiving treatment.
  • 8'
    Krasic whips a cross in from the right but Boruc comes to collect at the near post with little fuss.
  • 6'
    The goal will probably go down as a Motta own goal upon consultation of the replay...Juventus looked stunned after a bright opening but are back in possession pushing forward.
  • 4'
    Assist Juan Vargas
  • 4'
    Own Goal Marco Motta
    A ball is whipped into the Juventus box from deep...Chiellini heads clear but only as far as Vargas who makes a quick dash and fires at the near post...Gooooooooooooooooooooooooooool...The ball took a deflection on the way in off Motta and Storari could do little...Fiorentina have the lead.
  • 2'
    We're underway in Turin...Juventus are immediately on the attack as Fabio Quagliarella looks to find Milos Krasic at the back post...The ball skids off the turf and out of play.
  • The Bianconeri have the chance to bridge the gap at the the top to four points following Milan's draw with Sampdoria earlier this evening. Fiorentina will have other ideas however and the Viola are in need of points as the pack amongst the European slots start to break away.
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