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Serie A

  • December 12, 2010
  • • 19:45
  • • Stadio Olimpico di Torino, Torino
  • Referee: P. Tagliavento
  • • Attendance: 20098

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 5'
    Hope you have enjoyed our coverage of the match. Good night.
  • 90' + 5'
    And that is it, as the Juve players swamp Krasic once the final whistle goes. Juventus 2-1 Lazio, Chiellini and Krasic give the Bianconeri three points, lifting the side into second place. Zarate also got on the scoreboard, but it wasn't enough for the visitors.
  • 90' + 4'
    Own Goal Néstor Muslera Micol
  • 90' + 3'
    Assist Milos Krasic
  • 90' + 3'
    Assist M. Sissoko
  • 90' + 3'
    Corner sent into the middle, but scrambled away by the Lazio defence.
  • 90' + 3'
    Del Piero chooses to go on goal, and it is tipped away by Muslera, crashing into the post and hurting his shoulder. Corner.
  • 90' + 2'
    Yellow Card Luis Cavanda
  • 90' + 1'
    Good cross to find Hernanes, who made the run into the box, but he could not get it past Storari.
  • 90' + 1'
    Four minutes of stoppage time to be played.
  • 90'
    SubstitutionMauro Zárate Simone Del Nero
    Del Nero on, Zarate off.
  • 88'
    SubstitutionAlberto Aquilani M. Sissoko
    Sissoko on, Aquilani off.
  • 88'
    Iaquinta can't get onto the end of Pepe's chip pass, and Muslera cleans up.
  • 87'
    SubstitutionStefano Mauri Cristian Ledesma
    Ledesma on, Mauri off.
  • 86'
    Zarate was played into space, and his shot is well saved by Storari. The 'keeper has something to do in this half.
  • 85'
    Del Piero finds some space, and from 35 yards, decides to shoot, but his attempt goes to the left of Muslera. No problems for him.
  • 85'
    Seemed like a hard tackle on Pepe by Cavanda, and a foul is awarded.
  • 84'
    Floccari loses his boot, and the ref holds up play in order for the striker to put it back on and tie his shoe up.
  • 81'
    Pepe, takes the ball down well, controlling it nicely after Melo picked him out, but he couldn't turn and shoot, sending it straight into Muslera.
  • 79'
    Del Piero wins a free-kick, and Dias won't allow him to quickly play on, bringing him down, and then holding him back. A quick scuffle begins, but it is all cleared up.
  • 78'
    Del Piero takes on three defenders, and lays it off for Iaquinta to turn and fire out for a corner. Pinturicchio wanted the return pass, though.
  • 77'
    Well left by Mauri for the overlapping Liechtsteiner down the right, but his cross was unable to reach Floccari. A free-kick could have been given, but the ref didn't see it.
  • 75'
    Pepe almost squeezed another ball for Iaquinta, but couldn't finish off. An interesting 15 minutes to go in the match.
  • 73'
    Pepe shoots...and the parry falls to Krasic, who looks to cut it back for a team-mate, but he couldn't squeeze the pass through. Wonderful chance for the substitute.
  • 72'
    Diakite shrugs off Del Piero and attempts a 35-yard bullet, but the ball was always rising.
  • 71'
    SubstitutionAlessandro Del Piero Fabio Quagliarella
    Quagliarella off, Del Piero on.
  • 70'
    SubstitutionFabio Quagliarella Alessandro Del Piero
  • 70'
    Matuzalem wins a free-kick, for having his shirt pulled by Krasic.
  • 69'
    From the corner, Dias rises, but can't keep his shot down.
  • 68'
    Moment of confusion between Storari and Sorensen, as the Dane got the wrong call from his 'keeper, and it is put out for a corner.
  • 67'
    SubstitutionClaudio Marchisio Simone Pepe
    Pepe on, Marchisio off.
  • 66'
    An again Krasic down the right looks to do exactly the same thing for Iaquinta, but almost got to it.
  • 65'
    Krasic down the right gets past Cavanda and puts his cross in to the far-post, but no one is home.
  • 64'
    Sorensen's low, early ball is allowed to reach Marchisio, but his shot is hit straight into Iaquinta.
  • 63'
    Iaquinta offside, as Diakite mis-timed his header. Dias looked to have played the striker through, but not according to the linesman.
  • 63'
    Zarate is up, and is limping off the pitch to receive further treatment.
  • 62'
    Yellow Card Felipe Melo
    Melo trips Zarate, as he tried to zip past the Brazilian, and the ref shows the midfielder a yellow card.
  • 61'
    SubstitutionGiuseppe Biava Modibo Diakite
    Diakite to come on for the injured Biava. No chances by coach Edy Reja.
  • 59'
    Biava and Dias collide, and the former is down hurt, holding his ankle. He puts his hand up and the ball is put out.
  • 59'
    Quick free-kick by Aquilani, as he looks to put a through-pass for Krasic, but Muslera reads it better, and claims the ball.
  • 58'
    Corner to Lazio, as it is delivered to the far-post, but cleared away.
  • 56'
    Sorensen with an early ball into the box, but to no one in particular, as Lazio look to now set something up and go forward. Ends up with Mauri delivering a long ball to the far-post looking for Floccari, but no luck.
  • 54'
    Bonucci with the cross...but got past Quagliarella. No luck this time for the home side.
  • 53'
    Yellow Card Cristian Brocchi
    First yellow card of the match shown to Brocchi, as he laid a studs-up challenge on Qualgiarella. Felipe Melo looked for the advantage to be played, but no luck.
  • 51'
    Liechtsteiner reacts quickly to Muslera's parry, as Juventus found some space for Aquilani to fire from outside the box from distance.
  • 50'
    And back on comes the Serbian, as Muslera brings the ball in with a goal kick.
  • 49'
    Grosso shoots high, as the fans jeer, wanting some medical attention on the sideline. Looks okay, but needed a moment or two.
  • 48'
    Corner to Juve...taken short, but the ball is put back out for another corner. This time, it goes into the middle, and Chiellini falls, wanting a penalty, but play on.
  • 47'
    Aquilani threads a wonderful pass for Krasic to run onto, and another great ball by Krasic to square for Iaquinta, but Liechsteiner defended very well.
  • 46'
    And here we go in the second-half.
  • And here come the players from the dressing rooms, slowly making their way onto the pitch.
  • 45' + 1'
    And that is half-time. 1-1 as there is no stoppage time to be played. We'll be back with the second-half in 15 minutes, so stay tuned!
  • 45'
    Cavanda read the run of Krasic, and stops the Serbian from advancing.
  • 44'
    Hernanes...goes for a wonderful run, but dragged his shot across goal. Dangerous moment for the Juve defence.
  • 43'
    Fantastic defending by Biava! Helps to block a wonderful chance that fell firstly to Krasic in the six-yard box, before the ball bounces out to Quagliarella, who smacks it into the sliding defender.
  • 41'
    Iaquinta earns some space on the left, and is allowed to turn and shoot, but pushed his attempt wide of the left-hand post.
  • 40'
    Iaquinta and Quagliarella look to play one another in for a shot, but gotten away.
  • 37'
    Aquilani looks to pick out Grosso at the far-post, after putting in a ball from the right, but was well defended by the Lazio stoppers. Mauri, according to the fans, got the last touch over the byline, but the ref says it was Grosso, and a goal kick is the result.
  • 36'
    Hernanes delivers the early ball, but punched away by Storari, as he didn't fancy catching it.
  • 35'
    Studs shown by Chiellini, as both he and Mauri fight for the bouncing ball. Free-kick taken quickly, but brought back by the ref.
  • 33'
    Up-and-under by Bonucci brought down by Quagliarella. Had Krasic down the right, but chose to put it ahead for Iaquinta, but no go.
  • 32'
    Offside against Iaquinta, as Juve look to take the lead again.
  • 31'
    Poor clearance by Cavanda as it falls to Aquilani. The midfielder has time to stop the ball, settle himself and strike the ball well, but it travels over the crossbar...The fans want a corner, but it is a goal kick.
  • 30'
    Mauri was asking for a bit too much, as his early ball for Floccari was overhit and allowed to run over the byline.
  • 29'
    Zarate...nice turn and shoot as he was left in space, but he pushed it well-wide.
  • 28'
    Aquilani sends it in to the middle for Quagliarella to rise above, but too much was on it, and the striker couldn't direct his header on target.
  • 27'
    Felipe Melo looks to swing it in, but the Brazilian overhit his cross.
  • 25'
    Offside against Marchisio, as he looked to deliver a ball into the middle for one of his team-mates, but the linesman raised his flag.
  • 24'
    Corner to Lazio...swung in by Matuzalem, and gotten away on the second chance, but a free-kick to Juve, as Quagliarella is fouled trying to run away.
  • 23'
    KRASIC...Suicidal defending by the visitors as the Serbian runs onto a loose pass, but he could not keep the shot down, looping his attempt over the bar.
  • 22'
    Grosso's long ball is overhit, as both iaquinta and Quagliarella had made the run.
  • 21'
    Zarate looks to try and get past Sorensen, but the 18-year-old gets the better on this occasion.
  • 20'
    Aquilani looks for a free-kick, as Liechtsteiner clips him, but the ref demands he gets up, saying he lost the ball before going down.
  • 19'
    From the corner, Bonucci rises, and his header goes wide.
  • 19'
    OFF THE CROSSBAR! Aquilani clips the top of the wall, and onto the crossbar. Muslera was a statue, just watching it. Corner.
  • 18'
    Juve are happy to pass the ball around, looking for a gap, and on the edge of the box, captain Chiellini is brought down by Mauri.
  • 15'
    Lazio almost have the lead, as Bonucci gives the ball away to Floccari. He is running towards the edge of the box, and hooks his shot, but it is pushed across goal.
  • 14'
    Goal Mauro Zárate
    AND THERE IS THE EQUALISER! Matuzalem's corner saw Storari come out and attempt to punch the ball. He missed, and a scramble sees the ball fall to Zarate, and slots the ball home 1-1.
  • 12'
    Mauri drifts into the box on the volley...almost. On the turn, he got to the flick-over from Floccari, but couldn't finish off.
  • 11'
    Good challenge by Chiellini, as he did enough to put Mauri off his shot, and let the ball go through to Storari.
  • 7'
    Iaquinta out on the right, looks to swing it in for Quagliarella, but it is pushed away by the Lazio defence.
  • 7'
    Iaquinta out on the right, looks to swing it in for Quagliarella, but it is pushed away by the Lazio defence.
  • 6'
    Corner flicked on by Hernanes from the near-post, but his header was too high for anyone to get to it.
  • 6'
    Zarate pushes Sorensen all the way to the edge of the byline, and the Argentine wins a corner for his side.
  • 4'
    Lazio keen to hold onto the ball and slow the ball down, calming their nerves, but as I say this, Krasic has the ball down the right, and is brought down, but no free-kick.
  • 2'
    Assist Alberto Aquilani
  • 2'
    Goal Giorgio Chiellini
    Aquilani swings it into the middle, and Chiellini runs in for a header, and it is a GOOOAAAALLLLL! Juventus 1-0. What a dream start for the home side.
  • 2'
    Iaquinta played into space on the left by Aquilani, but his shot is blocked for a corner.
  • 1'
    Here we go, as Juventus get us under way.
  • The match is set to kick-off in a few minutes, so stay tuned.
  • Last week, both sides had 3-1 victories and will want to keep that winning feeling going. And there are going to be some great contests all over the field. Zarate vs Chiellini, Krasic vs Cavanda just to name a few.
  • Good evening and welcome to the Stadio Olimpico in Turin for the clash between fourth-placed Juventus and third-placed Lazio. Both slides have a dropped a position from the start of the weekend as Napoli jumped into second, but will be looking to move themselves back up the ladder with a win.