Final score

13 February 2011 20:45

30' Matri
1 - 0
Referee: Paolo Valeri / Linesmen: Nicoletti, Romagnoli / Fourth official: Rocchi
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46' After a minute of added time the first half finishes 1-0 to juventus
45' Referee Valeri adds a minute of injury time
44' Cross by Maicon for Cambiasso but Sorensen beats him to it
38' Julio Cesar comes out to stop Matri's shot
37' Eto'o to Kharja who serves Pazzini from the right, but the Juve defence blocks the attack
35' Sneijder for Cambiasso, who passes for Pazzini, but the ref awards a free-kick to Juve for handball by Pazzini. Comes to nothing
31' Cambiasso has a chance to reply immediately when set up by Maicon but fails to hit the target
30' GOAL FOR JUVE. Matri gets his head on the end of Sorensen's cross and directs it into the bottom corner
27' Maicon whips in a dangerous ball between the defence and the keeper. Buffon is alert and throws himself at it
26' Thiago Motta plays a long ball over the top for Eto'o, who controls superbly on the volley but Bonucci races in and heads back to Buffon
17' Aquilani plays the ball to Matri on the edge of the box, Ranocchia and then Maicon clear
14' Aquilani tries an ambitious lob from a long way out, the ball goes behind for a goalkick
14' Felipe Melo hits a long ball forward to Toni in the box. He controls on his chest but Cordoba is there to clear
12' Toni feeds Matri in the box, Cordoba makes a sliding tackle and Juve protest...
10' Chiellini puts in a cross from the left, Toni's header is high over the bar
2' Sneijder tries to play in Pazzini but Sorensen gets a touch and the chance runs away
1' Welcome to the Stadio Olimpico in Turin. We're all set for Juventus v Inter, the late game in Week 25 of Serie A 2010/11
1' The home side get the game underway
1' Leonardo fields an unchanged side from the one that beat Roma last Sunday, with Julio Cesar in goal, Cordoba and Ranocchia at the heart of defence, Maicon and Zanetti in the full-back slots; a 3-man midfield of Kharja, Motta and Cambiasso; and Sneijder sitting in the hole behind Pazzini and Eto'o
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49' The referee blows for full-time and the match finishes 1-0 for Juventus
48' Thiago Motta is yellow-carded
45' Eto'o can't control and wastes another good opportunity, after being sent through by Sneijder
45' 4 minutes of stoppage time
44' Incredible miss by Eto'o who hits the bar from metres out with an open goal
43' Pepe crosses for Matri in front of goal who volleys low but wide
42' Maicon picks up a yellow card
40' Maicon tries a shot from outside the area
37' Sneijder lobs the defence to put Eto'o through, but Buffon is quick to move and takes the ball off his foot
34' Sissoko picks up a yellow card for a foul on Sneijder
31' Eto'o tries again on the turn, but the ball spins wide
30' Eto'o gets through but Buffon dashes out to save
29' Juve substitution: Sissoko comes on for Melo
28' Inter substitution: Nagatomo comes on for Cambiasso
27' Juve substitution: Marchisio comes off and Pepe comes on
23' Thiago Motta finds Pazzini in the area. He volleys right-footed but the ball goes wide
22' Sorensen blocks, the ball comes to Sneijder who shoots from 20 metres out, but the ball smashes into Pandev
21' Marchisio finds himself in space 25 metres out, shoots right-footed, wide
20' Juve substitution: Iaquinta comes on for Toni
15' Inter substitution: Pandev comes on in place of Kharja
10' Chiellini meets the corner but his header is just wide
9' Maicon sends the ball over for a corner as Matri takes a pass from Aquilani
8' Krasic crosses for Matri who sends the ball narrowly wide
4' A deep cross from Maicon reaches Pazzini's head, but Buffon punches it away
1' The second half gets underway with no changes being made
Julio Cesar
Average rating 4.89
1 shots on target 3
6 shots off target 2
10 fouls committed 10
2 corners 2
2 offsides 6
38% ball possession 62%
Del Neri v Leonardo: one home win each

This is the third time Delneri and Leonardo have faced each other with one home win apiece so far, which came in the Sampdoria and AC Milan match-ups from last season.

Inter v Delneri: Nerazzurri ahead

This is the 19th time Luigi Delneri has faced Inter as a coach. To date, he has 5 wins, 5 draws and 8 defeats.

Leonardo v Juventus

Leonardo has faced Juventus twice as a coach, winning both games 3-0 while in charge of AC Milan in Serie A 2009/10.

Double Bianconeri landmark: 200 for Chiellini, 100 for Sissoko

Should he play today, Giorgio Chiellini will celebrate his 200th appearance in Juve colours. His 199 appearances to date are divided as follows: 128 in Serie A, 32 in Serie B, 10 in Coppa Italia and 29 in European competitions. His Juventus debut came on 5 October 2005: Juventus 1-0 Messina (Serie A). Mohamed Lamine Sissoko will make his 100th appearance if he features today. His 99 appearances to date are divided as follows: 70 in Serie A, 5 in Coppa Italia and 24 in European competitions. Sissoko made his Bianconeri debut on 3 February 2008, in Juventus 1-1 Cagliari (Serie A).

Juventus, one year without drawing a home blank in Serie A

Juventus have scored at least once in each of their last 16 home games in Serie A, netting a total of 34 goals in the process. The last time they failed to score at home in the league was on 28 February 2010, when they were beaten 0-2 by Palermo.

A third of the Bianconeri's goals in last 15 minutes of first half

Juventus have scored more goals at the end of the first half than any other side in Serie A 2010/11: between the 31st and the 45th minute (including added time) they have scored 13 goals, which is a third of their 40 goals overall.

Juventus and Inter like to share the goals around...

Juventus and Inter match are the two teams in Serie A 2010/11 with the highest number of different scorers: the Bianconeri and the Nerazzurri have both had 12 different names on their top-flight score sheets this season. The 12 Juventus players are: Aquilani, Chiellini, Del Piero, Felipe Melo, Iaquinta, Krasic, Legrottaglie, Marchisio, Matri, Pepe Quagliarella and Toni. Inter's 12 scorers have been: Cambiasso, Chivu, Eto'o, Kharja, Lucio, Milito, Muntari, Pandev, Pazzini, Sneijder, Stankovic and Thiago Motta.

...and have the most prolific benches

Juventus and Inter are two of three sides in Serie A 2010/11 to have scored most goals through players coming off the bench, with 6 substitute scorers each (the third is Ranieri's Roma). For Juventus the impact subs have been Iaquinta (3), Del Piero, Pepe and Toni (1 goal each). Inter's substitute scorers have been Pazzini (2), Milito, Muntari, Sneijder and Thiago Motta (1 goal each).

Both sides slow starters in Serie A 2010/11

Juventus and Inter are joint with three other teams in Serie A 2010/11 as the sides to have conceded most goals in the first quarter of an hour: five for the Bianconeri and Nerazzurri, the same as Cesena, Bologna and Lecce.

12 league games without a draw for Inter, 11-match scoring streak

Inter haven't drawn a game in their last 12 league fixtures, winning 8 and losing 4. Their last draw was on 10 November away to Lecce (1-1). Inter have scored in each of their last 11 league games: 31 goals in total.

No goals conceded away by Inter in 231 minutes

Inter haven't conceded a goal in an away fixture since 23 January, when they were defeated 3-1 by Udinese in Serie A. Domizzi scored the Friuli side's third in that game after 69 minutes. Since then, in the remaining 21 minutes of that match plus the games played at Napoli (Coppa Italia, 0-0 after extra time, 5-4 win on penalties for the Nerazzurri) and Bari (0-3 in Serie A), the Inter defence has been unbreached in 231 minutes.

Inter come good after the break

In Serie A 2010/11 Inter are the team that has earned the most points in the second half. Compared to their first-half scorelines, they are 12 points better off after 90 minutes.

Pazzini: one away from 100 club goals

Giampaolo Pazzini needs one more goal to make it 100 in his career, considering competitive club fixtures only. His first professional goal came on 14 September 2003 in the 82nd minute of Atalanta 2-1 AlbinoLeffe (Serie B). His 99 strikes to date - wearing the colours of Atalanta, Fiorentina, Sampdoria and Inter - are divided as follows: 67 in Serie A, 9 in Serie B, 18 in Coppa Italia and 5 in European competitions.

wins(16) draws(19) defeats(69)

starting lineups

Buffon 1 Julio Cesar
Sorensen 13 Maicon
Barzagli 2 Cordoba
Bonucci 15 Ranocchia
Chiellini 4 Zanetti
Krasic 14 Kharja
Melo 8 Motta
Aquilani 19 Cambiasso
Marchisio 10 Sneijder
Toni 7 Pazzini
Matri 9 Eto'o


Storari 12 Castellazzi
Sissoko 23 Materazzi
Iaquinta 55 Nagatomo
Del Piero 57 Natalino
Grygera 20 Obi
Pepe 27 Pandev
Martinez 29 Coutinho