Sunday April 10, 2011 Day 32 Finished Stadio Olimpico

Juventus 3 - 2 Genoa

  • Rossi 50’ (o.g.)
  • Matri 63’
  • Toni 83’
  • Bonucci 7’ (o.g.)
  • Floro Flores 57’

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  1. Juve edge out Genoa

    Juve edge out Genoa

    Juventus boosted their outside chance of securing Champions League football next season with a 3-2 victory over Genoa. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Juventus
    • Genoa
    • 90+5 Final whistle blown. Juve edge out Genoa in a thrilling encounter
    • 90+4 Toni must score...must score...and doesn't!! How did he miss?
    • 90+3 Juve doing a good job of winding down the clock here
    • 89' So nearly 3-3 as Floro Flores goes close with an acrobatic effort that brushes the top of the Juve crossbar.
    • 88' Expecting a heap of injury time to be added on in this game of many injury stoppages
    • 86' Juve successfully turning this game on its head. Still time for Genoa.
    • 84' Strong forward play from the substitute to hold off Dainelli and loft the ball over Eduardo
    • 83' Juve lead for the first time as Toni fires the home side into a 3-2 advantage.
    • 82' GOOOAAALLLL!! JUVE!!!! 3-2!! (Toni)
    • 80' Final change for Genoa with Enej Jelenic coming on for the 10 remaining minutes.
    • 79' Another stoppage while Sorensen receives treatment after a crunching tackle involving Rossi
    • 78' Juve sub with Jorge Martinez replacing the impressive Pepe.
    • 77' The Genoa goalkeeper looks to have been struck in the face by his own team mate in the process of making that save
    • 76' Pepe drifts the ball into the box and Eduardo punches clear.
    • 75' Yellow card shown to Dainelli for a clumsy tackle on Toni.
    • 73' Juve pressing for the winner and Pepe goes so very close only to be denied by the outstretched leg of Eduardo.
    • 70' So close for Juve as Toni fails to make the connection at the near post and the ball flashes across goal and out for a goal kick,
    • 68' Another change for Genoa. Rodrigo Palacio on and Paloschi off.
    • 66' Genoa make a change with Jose Chico replacing Luca Antonelli
    • 65' Three goals inside the opening 20 minutes of this half. Real drama in Turin. Which way will this game go?
    • 64' All square once more as Juve draw level for a second time. Luca Toni picking up an assist with his first touch of the game as Matri lashes home from 12 yards.
    • 63' GOOOAAAALLLL!!! JUVENTUS!!! 2-2!! (Matri)
    • 62' Juve with a double substitution. Motta and Melo off and Frederic Sorensen and Luca Toni on
    • 61' Juve continue to fight an uphill battle after falling behind again.
    • 59' Floro Flores goes in the book for removing his shirt while celebrating his goal.
    • 58' Antonelli making a decisive run down the left before picking out Floro Flores who controls and shoots almost in one movement and finding the bottom corner.
    • 57' Stunning finish from Floro Flores to restore Genoa's lead.
    • 56' GOOOOAAALLL!!!! GENOA!!! 1-2!! (Floro Flores)
    • 55' Juve's goal looks to have been awarded to Pepe. Generous indeed.
    • 54' Horrible clash of heads between Genoa's two centre halves Kaladze and Dainelli
    • 53' First yellow card of the game shown to Motta for a cynical foul on Antonelli
    • 52' Juve firing on all cylinders now as a neat one two sets up a shooting opportunity for Krasic whose powerful first time shot brings a fine save out of Eduardo.
    • 51' A near mirror image of the first half with a second own goal of the game with the home side benefiting this time.
    • 50' Juve back on level terms as Pepe's glancing header takes a decisive deflection off Rossi on its way inside the far post.
    • 49' GOOOAAAALLLL!!!! JUVENTUS!!! 1-1!!! (Rossi own goal)
    • 48' But Juve hit back instantly with Pepe unleashing a fierce drive at goal that Eduardo does well to tip over the crossbar.
    • 47' Genoa out the traps fastest with Storari called into action.
    • 46' We're back underway in Turin as the home side kick off looking to draw level in this game.
    • 45+1 Half time whistle blown and Genoa lead 1-0.
    • 45' So very wasteful from Motta who attempts a speculative long range shot and misses he target by a mile or two.
    • 44' Brilliant piece of skill from Matri to create the space to cross from he right but there are no Juve players in support and Genoa clear.
    • 43' Pepe sneaks in at the far post but can only direct a header into the ground and into the sidenetting. Juve getting closer and closer.
    • 42' A rare foray into the Juve half for Genoa but Floro Flores runs into trouble as Barzagli makes a good challenge.
    • 41' Crunching challenge from Mesto sends Pepe sprawling and the referee has no problems in awarding a free kick on the half way line.
    • 40' Bonucci so close to registering at both ends there. He really should have done better and Juve should be level.
    • 39' Best chance of the game so far for Juve as Eduardo produces a brilliant reaction save to keep out Bonucci's header from point blank range.
    • 38' ...whipped straight into the wall by Pepe and out for yet another Juve corner kick.
    • 37' Free kick in a dangerous position for Juve as Aquilani is felled by Dario Dainelli. Pepe stood menacingly over it...
    • 36' Juve with another corner kick and again the visitors survive after Melo drills a dangerous ball back into the box.
    • 35' Food for thought there as Matri is asked to chase a long ball over the top and very nearly gets there. The Genoa backline doesn't look the quickest across the ground.
    • 34' Just a shade over 10 minutes to go in this first half and still Juve trail to that Bonucci own goal.
    • 32' Relief for Genoa after Juve force successive corner kicks as Melo is penalised for an obvious shove on Mesto.
    • 31' Genoa make a promising break but Antonelli's cross evades everyone in the Juve box.
    • 30' Krasic with a heavy touch in midfield as another Juve attack breaks down
    • 28' Juve beginning to dominate now in this game but te home side have yet to carve out a clear opening.
    • 27' Milos Krasic draws Paloschi into commiting a foul on the halfway line.
    • 26' Alberto Paloschi with an ambitiously acrobatic effort but it never looks like troubling Storari in the Juve goal.
    • 25' Marco Motta makes good progress down the right wing but his cross is blocked by a Genoa defender and loops up for Eduardo to gather.
    • 24' But the relief is brief as Juve are awarded another free kick wide on the left which Pepe curls straight into the arms of Eduardo.
    • 23' Better delivery from Pepe on this occasion but Genoa manage to clear their lines.
    • 22' Abdoulay Konko with a clumsy challenge that sends Armand Traore tumbling and Juve have a free kick.
    • 21' Elaborate airshot from Matri as the ball is pinched from his toes by an alert piece of defending
    • 20' Brief halt in play as as Emiliano Moretti receives treatment for a leg injury.
    • 19' Genoa's goalkeeper Eduardo called into action for the first time as Felipe Melo lets fly from 30 yards but it is a comfortable save.
    • 18' Scrappy passage of play there as the two sides take turns to concede possession cheaply in midfield.
    • 17' Genoa continue to break forward in numbers with Floro Flores leading another charge but Juve have sufficient numbers in defence to snuff out the threat.
    • 16' Half hearted appeal for a penalty from Matri after taking a tumble in the box. The referee looks far from impressed and correctly awards a goal kick.
    • 15' Decisive surge through midfield from Floro Flores who has looked bright so far in this game.
    • 13' The home side yet to settle into their stride in the Turin sunshine
    • 12' Genoa look buoyed after receiving that gift of a goal with Juve still reeling.
    • 11' Injury concern for Genoa's Antonio Floro Flores as he goes down clutching his ribs but he looks odds on to make a recovery
    • 10' Juve looking to hit back straight away as a good piece of skill from Alessandro Matri draws a foul but Pepe fails to beat the first defender from the resulting set piece.
    • 9' Disastrous for Bonucci and Juve as they trail to a bizarre and unfortunate own goal.
    • 8' Shock in Turin as it is the visitors who make the early breakthrough. Leonardo Bonucci diverting the ball past a motionless Marco Storari from the edge of the Juve box from Luca Antonelli's cross.
    • 7' GOOOOOAAAAALLLLLL!!! GENOA!! 0-1 (Bonucci own goal)
    • 6' ...delivered into the Juve box and only half cleared to the edge of the penalty area where Mesto blasts a speculative volley high into the stands.
    • 5' First corner kick of the game goes the way of Genoa...
    • 4' Spot of collateral damage as Alberto Aquilani and Armand Traore collide going for the same ball but Genoa fail to capitalise on the mishap.
    • 3' First half chance of the game as Milos Krasic picks out the run of Simone Pepe who heads over from 15 yards.
    • 2' Juventus, kitted out in all white this afternoon, are clinging on to the hope of securing Champions League football for next season and victory today is surely essential.
    • 1' Kick off at the Stadio Olimpico as Genoa get the game underway attacking left to right.
    • 11:25 Genoa Starting XI: Eduardo, Kakha Kaladze, Dario Dainelli, Emiliano Moretti, Giandomenico Mesto, Omar Milanetto, Abdoulay Konko, Luca Antonelli, Marco Rossi, Antonio Floro Flores, Alberto Paloschi
    • 11:20 Juventus Starting XI: Marco Storari, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Armand Traore, Marco Motta, Felip Melo, Claudio Marchisio, Alberto Aquilani, Simone Pepe, Alessandro Matri, Milos Krasic
    • 11:15 Hello and welcome to Eurosport's live text commentary of the day's first Serie A match that sees Juventus and Genoa go head to head at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin.
  • Summary

    • 90+4 Toni must score...must score...and doesn't!! How did he miss?
    • 89' So nearly 3-3 as Floro Flores goes close with an acrobatic effort that brushes the top of the Juve crossbar.
    • 84' Strong forward play from the substitute to hold off Dainelli and loft the ball over Eduardo
    • 83' Juve lead for the first time as Toni fires the home side into a 3-2 advantage.
    • 82' GOOOAAALLLL!! JUVE!!!! 3-2!! (Toni)
    • 73' Juve pressing for the winner and Pepe goes so very close only to be denied by the outstretched leg of Eduardo.
    • 70' So close for Juve as Toni fails to make the connection at the near post and the ball flashes across goal and out for a goal kick,
    • 64' All square once more as Juve draw level for a second time. Luca Toni picking up an assist with his first touch of the game as Matri lashes home from 12 yards.
    • 63' GOOOAAAALLLL!!! JUVENTUS!!! 2-2!! (Matri)
    • 57' Stunning finish from Floro Flores to restore Genoa's lead.
    • 56' GOOOOAAALLL!!!! GENOA!!! 1-2!! (Floro Flores)
    • 52' Juve firing on all cylinders now as a neat one two sets up a shooting opportunity for Krasic whose powerful first time shot brings a fine save out of Eduardo.
    • 50' Juve back on level terms as Pepe's glancing header takes a decisive deflection off Rossi on its way inside the far post.
    • 49' GOOOAAAALLLL!!!! JUVENTUS!!! 1-1!!! (Rossi own goal)
    • 48' But Juve hit back instantly with Pepe unleashing a fierce drive at goal that Eduardo does well to tip over the crossbar.
    • 43' Pepe sneaks in at the far post but can only direct a header into the ground and into the sidenetting. Juve getting closer and closer.
    • 39' Best chance of the game so far for Juve as Eduardo produces a brilliant reaction save to keep out Bonucci's header from point blank range.
    • 8' Shock in Turin as it is the visitors who make the early breakthrough. Leonardo Bonucci diverting the ball past a motionless Marco Storari from the edge of the Juve box from Luca Antonelli's cross.
    • 7' GOOOOOAAAAALLLLLL!!! GENOA!! 0-1 (Bonucci own goal)
    • 11:25 Genoa Starting XI: Eduardo, Kakha Kaladze, Dario Dainelli, Emiliano Moretti, Giandomenico Mesto, Omar Milanetto, Abdoulay Konko, Luca Antonelli, Marco Rossi, Antonio Floro Flores, Alberto Paloschi
    • 11:20 Juventus Starting XI: Marco Storari, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Armand Traore, Marco Motta, Felip Melo, Claudio Marchisio, Alberto Aquilani, Simone Pepe, Alessandro Matri, Milos Krasic

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • Juventus

    Manager: Luigi Del Neri

  • Genoa

    Manager: Davide Ballardini

  • Line-up

    Live Team Line-Up

    • Starting line-up

      • M. Storari Yellow Card
      • M. Motta Yellow Card Substitution Out (62′)
      • A. Barzagli
      • L. Bonucci Own Goal Yellow Card
      • A. Traoré
      • F. Melo Substitution Out (63′)
      • A. Aquilani
      • M. Krasic
      • C. Marchisio
      • S. Pepe Substitution Out (79′)
      • A. Matri Goal

      Subs

      • H. Salihamidzic
      • A. Manninger
      • L. Toni Substitution In63′ Goal
      • Z. Grygera
      • J. Martínez Substitution In79′
      • M. Giandonato
      • F. Sørensen Substitution In62′
    • Starting line-up

      • Eduardo
      • G. Mesto
      • D. Dainelli Yellow Card
      • K. Kaladze
      • E. Moretti
      • O. Milanetto Substitution Out (81′)
      • A. Konko
      • M. Rossi Own Goal
      • L. Antonelli Substitution Out (63′)
      • A. Floro Flores Goal Yellow Card
      • A. Paloschi Substitution Out (69′)

      Subs

      • A. Scarpi
      • B. Jankovic
      • R. Palacio Substitution In69′
      • M. Boselli
      • Chico Substitution In63′
      • E. Jelenic Substitution In81′
      • A. Doninelli
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