Result CATANIA 0 – 1 JUVENTUS, Goal by Carlos Tevez, Sunday 23 March 2014, Serie A Week 29

By Anna Italia
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    % Ball Possession CATANIA and % Ball Possession JUVENTUS
       Catania 0 – 1 Juventus    

59′ Carlos Tevez

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Serie A Standing BEFORE the game
Catania, 20th position with 20 points and a negative goal difference of -28
Juventus, 1st position with 75 points and a positive goal difference of +45

Pos Team P W D L Goals Diff. Points
1 Juventus 28 24 3 1 64:19 45 75
20 Catania 28 4 8 16 21:49 -28 20

Juventus without worries as they are on a “solo flight” to collect their third consecutive Scudetto seeing a +11 points advantage over the second position hold by AS Roma with 64 points.

Referee Damato giving the first yellow card of the match in the 3rd minute to Catania defender Norbert Gyömbér  after a foul on Juventus forward Carlos Tevez.  

Too much nervoussness in Catania.  Another yellow card in the 8th minute this time for Catania forward Gonzalo Bergessio after a foul on Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini.

 Juventus forward Pablo Daniel Osvaldo gets a yellow card in the 15th minute after a foul on Catania defender Giuseppe Bellusci.

In the 24th minute, Juventus missing a precious chance  with forward Pablo Osvaldo missing his left footed shot too high!!

Incredible decision by Referee Damato sending off in the 27th minute both coaches!  Yep, Juventus coach Antonio Conte sent off for protesting and also Catania coach Rolando Maran.

Catania closer to score in the 31st minute.  Midfielder Francesco Lodi passing to forward Gonzalo Bergessio controlling the ball but his left footed shot cleared by Juventus defense…

First half ending 37% ball possession Catania and 63% ball possession Juventus

In the 57th minute a great attempt by Juventus forward Pablo Osvaldo with a bicycle kick though missing not by much…. close up from Conte reacting to this missed chance….

In the 59th minute, Juventus finally opening the score with a brilliant move… a long pass towards Osvaldo making the headed assist while crashing with a Catania player for the ball to fall in the way of forward Carlos Tevez for the final right footed shot defeating Catania goalkeeper Mariano Andujar in the bottom left corner.  Tevez reaching Torino forward Ciro Immobile as top scorers with 16 goals each.

Juventus substitution forward Pablo Osvaldo in the 64th minute with forward Fernando Llorente.

Catania making the first substitution in the 66th minute attempting to draw the match with fresh energy.  Midfielder Sebastian Leto replacing defender Giuseppe Bellusci for injury.

In the 67th minute, Juventus replacing replacing midfielder Mauricio Isla with midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah. 

In the 67th minute, Referee Damato giving the second yellow card to Catania forward Gonzalo Bergessio resulting in the red card.  Catania remaining with 10 players.

Here is CATANIA official starting lineup by coach Rolando Maran:

Catania (3-5-2): Andújar; Bellusci, Gyömbér, Rolín; Izco, Plašil, Lodi, Rinaudo, Monzón; Bergessio, Barrientos.

Here is JUVENTUS official starting lineup by coach Antonio Conte:

Juventus (3-5-2): Storari; Cáceres, Bonucci, Chiellini; Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Padoin, Isla; Tevez, Osvaldo. 

Disciplinary Situation before the game:   No suspended players for CATANIA
1 suspended player for JUVENTUS: Pogba (1)

Stats AFTER the game.  Top scorer for  CATANIA: Forward Gonzalo Bergessio with 5 goals
Top scorer for JUVENTUS: Forward Carlos Tevez with 16 goals

Catania Goals Goals Juventus
Bergessio, Gonzalo 5 16 Tevez, Carlos
Barrientos, Pablo Cezar 4 11 Vidal, Arturo
Castro, Lucas 3 11 Llorente, Fernando
Leto, Sebastian 2 6 Pogba, Paul
Peruzzi, Gino 1 4 Pirlo, Andrea

Stats.  Here are the last 3 games of  CATANIA: 1 draw, 2 lost

16/03/14 SA



3:1 Round 28
08/03/14 SA



1:1 Round 27
02/03/14 SA



2:0 Round 26

Here are the last 3 games of JUVENTUS: 2 wins, 1 draw

20/03/14 UELK



0:1 Round 1/8
16/03/14 SA



0:1 Round 28
13/03/14 UELK



1:1 Round 1/8


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Sunday 23 March 2014, Angelo Massimino Stadium, Catania, Italy, Serie A
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Catania 0 – 1 Juventus

Sunday 23 March 2014,
Angelo Massimino Stadium
Catania, Italy


Referee: DAMATO
Fourth Official: MANGANELLI

Goals: 59′ Carlos Tevez

Official formations – starting lineups:

Catania (3-5-2): Andújar; Bellusci, Gyömbér, Rolín; Izco, Plašil, Lodi, Rinaudo, Monzón; Bergessio, Barrientos. 

Subs: Ficara, Legrottaglie, Álvarez, Capuano, Biraghi, Peruzzi, Leto, Boateng, Keko, Petković. 

Coach: Rolando Maran.

Juventus (3-5-2): Storari; Cáceres, Bonucci, Chiellini; Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Padoin, Isla; Tevez, Osvaldo. 

Subs: Buffon, Rubinho, Romagna, Asamoah, Llorente, Gerbaudo, Giovinco, Quagliarella. 

Coach: Antonio Conte

What do you think of the results? Which players surprised you or disappointed you and why?

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