Serie A Standing AFTER the game:
Juventus, 1st position with 49 points and a positive goal difference of +35
Chievo Verona, 18th position with 18 points and a negative goal difference of -10
Juventus consolidating their absolute leadership in the Serie A. It’s party time for Juventus fans seeing their team as sole leaders with 49 points after defeating Chievo Verona thanks to the goals by midfielder Paul Pogba and defender Stephan Lichsteiner. Chievo remain in the relegation zone and the call for wake up is urgent.
A sour note is the upset of Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal reacting badly after being substituted in the 62nd minute with defender Lichtsteiner. Vidal making his disappointment obvious.
Chievo Verona put up a strong front, but it collapsed in the 60th minute when Juventus opened the score. It is midfielder Paul Pogba to score defeating goalkeeper Albano Bizarri with a left footed shot in the bottom left corner. It’s the 6th goal by Pogba this season. The assist is by forward Carlos Tevez.
Second goal of the match is by Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner delighting the fans in the 73rd minute with a right footed shot in the bottom right corner.
Here is JUVENTUS official starting lineup by coach Massimiliano Allegri:
CHIEVO VERONA (4-4-1-1): Bizzarri, Frey, Dainelli, Gamberini, Zukanovic; Birsa, Hetemaj, Cofie, Schelotto; Botta; Paloschi
Stats AFTER the game. Top scorer for JUVENTUS: Forward Carlos Tevez with 13 goals.
Top scorer for CHIEVO VERONA: Forward Alberto Paloschi with 4 goals
|Tevez, Carlos||13||4||Paloschi, Alberto|
|Vidal, Arturo||6||3||Pellissier, Sergio|
|Pogba, Paul||6||2||Meggiorini, Riccardo|
|Morata, Alvaro||4||1||Zukanovic, Ervin|
|Llorente, Fernando||4||1||Lazarevic, Dejan|
Stats. Here are the last 3 games of JUVENTUS: 3 wins
|18/01/15||SA||Juventus – Verona||4:0||Round 19|
|15/01/15||CI||Juventus – Verona||6:1||Round 1/8|
|11/01/15||SA||Napoli – Juventus||1:3||Round 18|
Here are the last 3 games of CHIEVO VERONA: 2 draws, 1 lost
|18/01/15||SA||Chievo – Fiorentina||1:2||Round 19|
|11/01/15||SA||Atalanta – Chievo||1:1||Round 18|
|06/01/15||SA||Chievo – Turin||0:0||Round 17|
Juventus 2 – 0 Chievo Verona
Sunday 25 January 2015
Assistants: GIALLATINI – STALLONE
Fourth Official: PRETI
Goals: 60′ Paul Pogba (J), 73′ Stephan Lichtsteiner (J)
Official formations – lineups:
Booked: Vidal (J), Zukanovic (C), Frey (C), Dainelli (C) e Schelotto (C), Marchisio (J)
|Juventus||Match Stats||Chievo Verona|
|29(8)||Shots (on goal)||8(1)|