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Serie A

  • May 15, 2011
  • • 14:00
  • • Stadio Ennio Tardini, Parma
  • Referee: S. Peruzzo
  • • Attendance: 15000

Live Commentary

  • That's it from us today. Juventus are now looking out of contention for European qualification, a very disappointing fact for the Turin club. The win makes Parma mathematically clear of relegation, a massive win for the side. Be sure to check out the other fixtures from Serie A today on Ciao for now.
  • 90' + 3'
    FULL-TIME! It finishes 1-0 to Parma with Giovinco's terrific second-half strike settling the game. The home side deserve the win with Juventus putting in a very poor performance.
  • 90' + 2'
    Juve creating some late pressure late on as Melo's deflected shot from 25 yards is tipped over the bar by Mirante.
  • 90' + 1'
    SO CLOSE FOR JUVENTUS! Grosso's chipped ball into the box meets the head of Toni and with the keeper in no mans land there's an open net. However, the ball bounces narrowly wide of the post. Big let off for Parma.
  • 90'
    Lack of urgency here for Juventus who need to be getting the ball into the box. Three minuts of added time.
  • 87'
    SubstitutionStefano Morrone Nwankwo Obiorah
  • 87'
    Parma look to have the points sown up in this game. Juventus look defeated and are struggling to create chances.
  • 85'
    Yellow Card Hasan Salihamidzic
  • 84'
    Salihamidzic is shown yellow for bringing down Modesto. The Bosnian has only been on the pitch for a minute.
  • 83'
    Zaccardo brings down Del Piero 35 yards out. Can Juventus create something here?
  • 81'
    SO CLOSE TO 2-0! Giovinco's wonderful ball finds another former Juve man, Candreva. The attacker brings the ball down brilliantly before side stepping Motta. He looks like he will score from 10 yards but his effort hits the side netting.
  • 79'
    Toni's header looks to find Traore but the Parma keeper is alert out of his goal. Heading into the final 10 minutes now.
  • 77'
    SubstitutionFrancesco Valiani Mariano de Almeida Angelo
  • 77'
    Angelo replaces Valiani who has had a very good game down the right, always willing to make the run.
  • 74'
    There's another long range shot, this time from Melo who fails miserable with a low effort from 30 yards. Miles wide.
  • 73'
    Parma are defending with ease at the moment with Matri, Toni and Del Piero all looking fed up. The away side are now resorting to long range efforts.
  • 72'
    SubstitutionSimone Pepe Hasan Salihamidzic
  • 70'
    Juventus are yet to show any kind of reaction to going a goal down with Parma seeing more of the ball.
  • 68'
    SubstitutionValeri Bojinov Antonio Candreva
  • 68'
    With Roma and Udines both winning their respective games today, Juventus will be out of contention for the Champions League and Europe League spots.
  • 66'
    SubstitutionJ. Martínez Luca Toni
  • 66'
    Toni is on for Martinez, an expected change for the Turin club who need to find an equaliser.
  • 65'
    Assist Francesco Modesto
  • 65'
    Goal Sebastian Giovinco
  • 65'
    1-0 PARMA! WHAT A GOAL! Giovinco is the man who comes back to hauny Juventus as he glides past three challenges before curling the ball into the top corner from 22 yards. Buffon can only watch helplessly as the ball sails into the top corner. Season over for Juve?
  • 62'
    Martinez crosses anf Traore loops a header into the air. After a defensive mix-up, Martinez is allowed to run into the area and take control of the ball. He tries his luck eight yards out but Mirante makes a smart stop.
  • 60'
    Juventus have stepped it up a notch in the last five minutes, seeing a lot more of the ball. Del Piero comes close to sliding the ball through to Martinez after some nice footwork but Parma defend well/
  • 58'
    Del Piero tries his luck with a free-kick 25 yards out. It's a decent effort, with plenty of power but Mirante confidently turns the ball around the post.
  • 56'
    GOAL DISALLOWED FOR JUVENTUS! Martinez slides the ball through to Matri who calmlu slots the ball underneath the onrushing Mirante. However, the on-loan Cagliari man is a few yards offside.
  • 53'
    SubstitutionManuel Giandonato Armand Traoré
  • 53'
    Traore is on for Giandonato who looks to be struggling with cramp. The on-loan Arsenal man making a rare appearance due to Juve's midfield woes.
  • 50'
    Parma have continued their first half form, looking comfortable in possession and the better side in general.
  • 48'
    Giovinco whips a great cross into the box from the resulting free-kick which Buffon punches clear. The keeper looked a little hesitant there but who can blame him when his defence are looking this shaky.
  • 47'
    Giandonato is down after bringing down Modesto. The away team are short on midfielders at the moment and have none on the bench.
  • 46'
    Parma get is back under way here. Can Juventus improve or will the home side look the more likely to score the opener?
  • How will Juventus respond here? The Turin giants really could do with a win today to keep their hopes of European football alive. The club are limited in terms of attacking threat on the bench although we may see Toni very soon. Parma could do with more of the same. Join us in 15 minutes for the second half.
  • 45'
    Yellow Card Stefano Morrone
  • 45'
    HALF-TIME! The referee blows his whistle and we head into the break 0-0. Parma have been the better side in this one and Juventus have had Buffon's exploits between the sticks to thank for keeping them level.
  • 44'
    Dzemaili clips a good ball into the box in the direction of Bojinov but Chiellini pute the ball out for a corner. Juventus are on the ropes right now, all over the place at the back.
  • 42'
    Yellow Card Marco Motta
  • 42'
    Motta is shown a yellow card for bringing down Modesto with his arm on the left wing. Parma waste the resulting free-kick.
  • 40'
    From the corner, Pepe whips a great ball into the box but Del Piero can only make slight contact on the ball.
  • 39'
    Yellow Card Blerim Dzemaili
  • 39'
    GREAT EFFORT BY MELO! The Brazilian picks the ball up 25 yards from goal and blasts a powerful shot which Mirante does well to tip over the bar.
  • 37'
    First booking of the game goes to Dzemaili for a clumsy challenge on Pepe.
  • 34'
    Nice play by the home side but Juventus defend well this time. Valiani's ball into the box sees Morrone control before laying it off to Giovinco on the edge of the box. The diminutive attacker powers the ball towards goal but sees his effort blocked by Barzagli.
  • 32'
    Juventus are losing the midfield battle at the moment, Parma impressing with their ability to keep hold of the ball. Lucarelli barges into Del Piero with going down holding his face. No yellow card though.
  • 29'
    Giovinco has his low shot from the left saved by the feet of Buffon until a late offside flags goes up. The home side are really pushing Juventus who at times are attempting to play a high line.
  • 26'
    After a frenetic start, the tempo in this game has slowed down a little. The home side still looking in control, keeping possession well.
  • 24'
    Dzemaili clips a wonderful ball into the box but Valiani is just offside. The Swiss playmaker has looked very effective so far this afternoon.
  • 22'
    Parma are looking very lively at the moment, a lot of movement amongst their front line.
  • 19'
    Pepe works himself a yard of space on the right wing before whipping in an inviting cross into the box. Matri gets the better if his marker but can only head wide of Mirante's goal.
  • 17'
    WORLD CLASS SAVE BY BUFFON! Giovinco, up against his parent club his played through one-one-one by Dzemaili. His 15 yard strike is a decent one but the Italian No.1 does brilliant to parry the ball before Dzemaili makes a mess of the rebound.
  • 15'
    Penalty appeal for Juve turned down. Del Piero is played though on goal and Zaccardo makes a last ditch challenge. Great challenge by the defender who clearly wins the ball.
  • 13'
    Juventus looking a lot more lively now with Del Piero starting to influence the game.
  • 11'
    Giandonato's cross looks to have Matri in on goal. However, the on-loan striker skies the ball over the bar. Poor miss.
  • 9'
    Parma still impressing earlier on as Modesto's long range effort clears the crossbar. Juventus need to wake up here.
  • 6'
    WAS THAT OVER THE LINE? Giovinco whips a great corner into the near post which Bojinov flicks on with a deft touch. The ball looks like it's about to cross the line but Buffon makes a tremendous stop. Replays show that part of the ball crossed the line but not all of it.
  • 3'
    Sloppy start from Del Neri's men with Parma seeing plenty of the ball. No real opportunities yet.
  • 1'
    We're off underway here with the away side kicking-off. Can Juventus get the win that will keep them in contention for a European spot?