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E. Martins
M. Icardi
Álvaro Morata
Penalty Goal
Álvaro Morata
P. Dybala
S. Sturaro
S. Khedira
I. Perišić
Alex Telles
S. Khedira
Yellow Card
Juan Jesus
Yellow Card
A. Ljajić
G. Medel
L. Bonucci
Goal
Hernanes
Yellow Card
S. Lichtsteiner
Yellow Card
D. Rugani
G. Chiellini
3
3
3
1

Stats

Possession
% %
3
3
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 6 3
Total Passes 462 522

Commentary

And that will do it from Juventus Stadium as the home side put in a typically organised and ruthless performance to take the points off Inter with a deserved 2-0 victory. They provisionally move four points clear atop the league, while the Nerazzurri continue to slide, now having won only twice in nine games in 2016. That's all the time we have, thanks for tuning in! 
Buffon has now gone 746 minutes without conceding a goal in the league, beating his personal record and moving him to third all-time on the longest shutout streak in Serie A history. He nearly had that record snatched from him at the last by Inter though, after the last few minutes! 
ANOTHER STOP FROM BUFFON! The keeper is being made to earn his corn in the closing stages here, as Eder has a shot on the turn in the six-yard area, but it's pushed wide by the veteran keeper!
DOUBLE SAVE FROM BUFFON! A free-kick from long distance by Ljajic is parried by the keeper, but the rebound spills to Miranda. The Brazilian attacks it on the turn but Buffon is up and in position to smother! 
What a whirlwind two minutes for Morata, who won and converted a penalty shortly after entering the fray off the bench. In all honesty, it's no less than Juventus have deserved. 
E. Martins
M. Icardi
Internazionale
Icardi has been pulled for Eder after an anonymous game. 
Álvaro Morata
Penalty Goal
Juventus
NO MISTAKE FROM MORATA! He slams it high into the right-hand side of the goal, with Handanovic diving the opposite way! That surely wraps it up with only six minutes remaining. 
PENALTY TO JUVENTUS! Morata, barely on the pitch for a minute, is tugged back inside the area by Miranda, and the referee immediately points to the spot! Inter protest, but there's no turning back now. 
Álvaro Morata
P. Dybala
Juventus
Dybala is withdrawn for Morata with eight minutes left. 
Another untidy period in the game with the referee forced to intervene after some bad challenges. All this is a part of the Juventus process in disrupting the momentum of the opposition. 
Just over 10 minutes to go now and there's no sign of an Inter comeback. Juve will extend their lead at the top of the table to four points if this stands - but Napoli are still to play Fiorentina tomorrow. 
S. Sturaro
S. Khedira
Juventus
Khedira has been replaced by another workhorse in Sturaro. 
Juventus have Inter right where they want them. Icardi and Palacio are completely starved of service. The hosts are happy to let the visitors have the ball so long as it's not in a dangerous area. 
Pogba has been stymied for a lot of this game, but he's starting to show signs that he's ready to influence the closing stages. Hernanes plays a lovely through pass that finds him behind the defence, but he's narrowly offside. 
Pogba charges forward for perhaps the first time in this game, but he's surrounded by three players. That doesn't faze him, as he executes a lovely flick behind his standing leg to get the ball to Mandzukic, who tries to pass on the favour to Dybala, but the Argentine is offside. 
I. Perišić
Alex Telles
Internazionale
Telles is off and Perisic is on in another attacking substitution. 
There's just no way through for Inter as they finally manage to wrestle possession away from the home side. They're forced to play the ball across the edge of the area, with no gaps for a shot or killer pass. 
It's unbelievably scrappy out there at the moment. Allegri looks on with a slightly pained expression, but you bet that he's satisfied with how his side have taken a stranglehold on this game to protect their lead. 
Lichtsteiner is caught offside after trying to sprint onto a through pass on the spin from Dybala. The Argentine forward hasn't truly had much of an influence in this match so far.
Juventus are sucking the life out of this game with some conservative possession, forcing Inter to get stuck in through the middle of the park in order to try to win back the ball. 
Decent glimpse at a chance there for the substitute Ljajic, who collected a cross from the quietly impressive Telles, but can't trouble Buffon with his effort from a solid shooting position. 
Less than half-hour to go now here in Turin and it's Inter chasing this game after a calamitous mix-up that allowed Bonucci to score. They have barely been a factor in the attacking third since the restart. 
S. Khedira
Yellow Card
Juventus
The yellow card isn't back in the referee's pocket for long before he has to fish it out again, with Khedira the guilty party after taking a piece out of Telles in plain sight of the referee. 
Juan Jesus
Yellow Card
Internazionale
Juan Jesus flies into Dybala near the touchline, which sparks a coming together between the two players which the referee has to sort out quickly. The yellow card is out for the defender. 
A. Ljajić
G. Medel
Internazionale
An attacking change from Mancini, with Ljajic replacing the stricken Medel. 
The match has been stopped for a moment to tend to Medel, who looks in real danger of not being able to continue here. We've already had one injury-enforced substitution with Chiellini and we're set for another. 
Inter haven't shown much in the second half to suggest that they are really hungry to get back into this game. This is exactly the type of scoreline that Juve love - it allows them to take less risks with their already suffocating defence. 
Alex Sandro drives a low ball across the box that is left by everyone, rolling through for Dybala, who takes aim but can't keep his effort on target, and Inter can breathe again. 
That would have registered as a spectacular assist if D'Ambrosio was in black and white instead of black and blue. Take nothing away for Bonucci though, who has shown in the past that he does have that type of technical finish in his locker! 
L. Bonucci
Goal
Juventus
TERRIBLE MISTAKE BY INTER AND JUVENTUS LEAD! A Bianconeri free-kick into the area is met with a terrible clearing header by D'Ambrosio that flies to Bonucci on the opposite side, and the centre-back lashes in a splendid volley! 
Aaaaaaaand we're back.
So 0-0 at the break between Juventus and Inter in the Derby d'Italia. It's been a captivating contest, even if they haven't been as many chances in front of goal as one might have hoped for. Ex-Nerazzurri midfielder Hernanes came closest to breaking the deadlock against his former club early on, but as things stand, there's all to play for in the second half. Stay tuned. 
Hernanes
Yellow Card
Juventus
Actually scratch that, there's a second booking issued by the referee, with Hernanes the guilty party. He challenged Handanovic for a low ball, but the real infraction appeared to occur in what he said after. 
It's getting a little scrappy here in the closing stages of the first half, with some rough challenges flying in, forcing the referee to intervene more than once. Still only the one yellow card though. 
After a few fakes, Telles eventually delivers the free-kick into the area, with Palacio latching onto his in-swinger, only to plant his header right down the throat of Buffon. Decent look, that. 
Palacio has been a little troublesome for the Juventus defence to deal with, and he wins another free-kick on the right-hand side after wriggling free of a challenge, only to be clipped late. 
S. Lichtsteiner
Yellow Card
Juventus
Lichtsteiner is booked for that foul on Palacio. 
Juventus' primary route of attack has been to look for Mandzukic from crosses, mostly via the marauding Lichtsteiner out on the right-hand side. He hasn't really gotten a clean look on goal so far though. 
D. Rugani
G. Chiellini
Juventus
Chiellini sees his number held up on the sidelines and heads straight down the tunnel.  It's clear that he was struggling for fitness out there, and Allegri takes no chances with his centre-back. On comes Rugani. 
Palacio gets whistled for a handball after trying to take down a long pass under pressure from Sandro. Meanwhile, it looks like there will be an early substitution here as Rugani gets set to come in. 
Over half-hour gone now and no goals yet in the Derby d'Italia. Juventus have been the better side, and created more chances, but Inter have shown some signs of troubling the defence as well. 
ICARDI CAN'T FINISH IT! Palacio evades Pogba with a great turn and hooks an even more special ball towards the back post that sails over the head of Barzagli and onto the feet of his strike partner, but he fails to make meaningful contact on the ball, and the chance dies. 
Juventus put together a really good move with some crisp passing, and Lichtsteiner sends in an early ball for Mandzukic to attack, but the big striker just can't spring high enough to get a touch on that one. 
Inter have done well to weather the earlier Juventus storm and work their way back into this game, at least in terms of possession. They've also done a good job recently forcing Pogba off the ball.
The free-kick is sent into the mixer, and D'Ambrosio attacks it with a crashing header, but can't keep it under the crossbar. There was a lot of pulling and tugging in the buildup to that set-piece that the referee chose to ignore. 
A decent little spell of possession for Inter in the Juventus half, with Palacio forced out wide by the pressure from Pogba. The ball goes to Telles, but Alex Sandro clips him, conceding a free-kick. 
Dybala hasn't shown much so far, but in his attempt to get involved, he closes down Miranda too eagerly and concedes a foul, getting himself a little telling off from the referee for that infraction. 
Inter are just lacking ideas on the ball. Crucially, Juventus are getting men back in the wide position to prevent even the routine option of a cross into the area for Icardi and Palacio to attack. 
Lichtsteiner has the ball on the right flank, but fools his marker by cutting back and lofting in an in-swinger with his left boot. Mandzukic gets his head on it but is unable to generate enough power to trouble Handanovic. 
Hernanes has his third attempt of the game, but it's safely gathered by Handanovic. The Brazilian midfielder wants to make an impact against his former club, that much is clear. 
Mandzukic has been excellent with his hold-up play in the opening exchanges. He was instrumental in their comeback against Bayern during the midweek Champions League fixture, and looks to be carrying that confidence into this one against the Nerazzurri. 
Both sides started with a 3-5-2 formation, but Inter have been forced to push their wing-backs deeper into the defensive line to form a 5-3-2. Juventus have quickly been able to assert their dominance. 
WIDE OF THE MARK! Miranda tries to block a cross, but it falls kindly for Mandzukic inside the area at the back post. He puts his laces right through the ball, sending it flying just wide of the top corner! 
Juventus are really applying the pressure now, and Juan Jesus has to make a desperate block deep inside the area, before the ball is worked out to Hernanes again for a long-range effort which, this time, bobbles wide. 
WHAT A HIT AND WHAT A SAVE! Hernanes takes aim from the edge of the area, lashing a lovely half-volley that dips and swerves, only for Handanovic to tip it onto the woodwork! 
Inter have started well in terms of pressure on the ball, with Telles winning a free-kick after an attempted driving run down the flank. Both sides are playing with a five-man midfield, so the wing-backs will be vital. 
Off we go!
Inter recall Geoffrey Kondogbia and Gary Medel to the team, with the midfielders replacing Ivan Perisic and Jonathan Biabiany. Rodrigo Palacio also comes in for Eder to partner Mauro Icardi up top, while Alex Telles is in for Yuto Nagatomo at wing-back. 
Allegri makes three changes from the side that drew 2-2 with Bayern in the Champions League. In comes Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini, with Patrice Evra and Claudio Marchisio making way. Hernanes is also recalled to the side, with Juan Cuadrado taking a seat on the bench. 
Inter subs: Jovetic, Biabiany, Santon, Ljajic, Eder, Gnoukouri, Carizzo, Perisic, Berni, Nagatomo, Manaj.
Inter (3-5-2): Handanovic; Murillo, Miranda, Juan Jesus; D'Ambrosio, Melo, Medel, Kondogbia, Telles; Icardi, Palacio. 
Juventus subs: Zaza, Morata, Cuadrado, Lemina, Padoin, Asamoah, Rugani, Neto, Sturaro, Evra, Rubinho, Pereyra. 
Juventus (3-5-2): Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Lichtsteiner, Khedira, Hernanes, Pogba, Alex Sandro; Mandzukic, Dybala. 
Inter have won only 11 of their past 82 trips to Turin to face Juventus, but were the first side to register a win at the Juventus stadium after it opened with a 3-1 victory in 2012. The Bianconeri have kept seven straight clean sheets in the league, while the Nerazzurri haven't won in four games away from San Siro. 
Inter were top of the league during the mid-season break, but a streak of only two wins in eight league games has seen them drop to fifth in the table, 10 points off Juve at the start of play. Goals have been a problem for the one-time title chasers, with only 34 scored in their 26 matches. 
Juventus are one point ahead of Napoli at the Serie A summit, and with the Partenopei not in action until tomorrow against Fiorentina, the chance exists for Massimiliano Allegri's men to establish a provisional four-point lead with a win here. A 0-0 draw with Bologna last time out ended the Bianconeri's 15-game winning streak in the league. 
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Derby d'Italia clash between Juventus and Inter at Juventus Stadium. The league leaders are looking to reinforce their position at the top of the table, while the visitors from Milan will be plotting a way back into the Champions League places. Stick with us for all the action. 
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