Italian Serie A
Juventus4Sassuolo0

Juventus 4-0 Sassuolo

Carlos Tevez scored a hat-trick as Juventus went six points clear at the top of Serie A with an easy win over lowly Sassuolo.

The Argentine opened the scoring after a fine 15th-minute move involving Fernando Llorente and Arturo Vidal.

Defender Federico Peluso made it 2-0, with Tevez netting his side's third goal just before half-time.

The former Manchester City frontman completed his first Juventus hat-trick from Mauricio Isla's cross.

Juventus have won eight league games in a row since losing at Fiorentina on 20 October, scoring 19 without conceding.

Former leaders Roma, whom Juve host on 5 January, can cut their lead to three points if they win at AC Milan on Monday.

But Antonio Conte's side are in formidable domestic form going into the winter break, which starts after next week's game at Atalanta.

And this was just the response Conte demanded after the two-times European champions exited the Champions League after losing to Galatasaray in Turkey in midweek.

Tevez, 29, has now scored 10 goals in 22 appearances since joining Juventus from City in June for £12m.

Line-ups

Juventus

  • 1Buffon
  • 33Isla
  • 13PelusoBooked at 18minsSubstituted forDe Ceglieat 56'minutes
  • 3Chiellini
  • 19Bonucci
  • 15Barzagli
  • 23VidalSubstituted forPadoinat 75'minutes
  • 22Asamoah
  • 14Llorente
  • 10TévezSubstituted forQuagliarellaat 70'minutes
  • 6Pogba

Substitutes

  • 4Cáceres
  • 5Ogbonna
  • 11De Ceglie
  • 12Giovinco
  • 16Motta
  • 20Padoin
  • 26Lichtsteiner
  • 27Quagliarella
  • 30Storari
  • 34Rubinho

Sassuolo

  • 79Pegolo
  • 23Gazzola
  • 3Longhi
  • 24Marzorati
  • 20Bianco
  • 5Antei
  • 8Marrone
  • 27KurticSubstituted forZazaat 51'minutes
  • 83Floro FloresSubstituted forMasucciat 75'minutes
  • 7Missiroli
  • 4MagnanelliBooked at 11minsSubstituted forChibsahat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Pomini
  • 2Pucino
  • 10Zaza
  • 11Alexe
  • 14Masucci
  • 16Valeri
  • 21Laribi
  • 35Rossini
  • 37Schelotto
  • 45Chibsah
  • 70Farias
  • 86Ziegler
Referee:
Mauro Bergonzi
Attendance:
36,862

Match Stats

Home TeamJuventusAway TeamSassuolo
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home20
Away12
Shots on Target
Home8
Away0
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home12
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Juventus 4, Sassuolo 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Juventus 4, Sassuolo 0.
Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Gaetano Masucci (Sassuolo).
Attempt missed. Simone Zaza (Sassuolo) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Alessandro Longhi.
Attempt missed. Gaetano Masucci (Sassuolo) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Luca Marrone with a cross.
Paolo De Ceglie (Juventus) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Marcello Gazzola (Sassuolo).
Offside, Juventus. Leonardo Bonucci tries a through ball, but Fernando Llorente is caught offside.
Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Gaetano Masucci (Sassuolo).
Offside, Juventus. Mauricio Isla tries a through ball, but Simone Padoin is caught offside.
Attempt missed. Simone Missiroli (Sassuolo) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.
Corner, Sassuolo. Conceded by Paolo De Ceglie.
Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Luca Marrone.

Substitution

Substitution, Sassuolo. Gaetano Masucci replaces Antonio Floro Flores.

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Simone Padoin replaces Arturo Vidal.
Attempt missed. Fabio Quagliarella (Juventus) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.
Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Raman Chibsah.

Substitution

Substitution, Sassuolo. Raman Chibsah replaces Francesco Magnanelli.

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Fabio Quagliarella replaces Carlos Tévez.
Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Lino Marzorati.

Goal!

Goal! Juventus 4, Sassuolo 0. Carlos Tévez (Juventus) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mauricio Isla with a cross.
Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Francesco Magnanelli (Sassuolo).
Foul by Carlos Tévez (Juventus).
Luca Antei (Sassuolo) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Arturo Vidal (Juventus).
Luca Marrone (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Francesco Magnanelli (Sassuolo).
Attempt missed. Arturo Vidal (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Paul Pogba.
Hand ball by Antonio Floro Flores (Sassuolo).
Foul by Andrea Barzagli (Juventus).
Antonio Floro Flores (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt blocked. Arturo Vidal (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Fernando Llorente.
Attempt missed. Antonio Floro Flores (Sassuolo) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
Foul by Fernando Llorente (Juventus).
Antonio Floro Flores (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Simone Zaza (Sassuolo) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Antonio Floro Flores.
Attempt missed. Simone Zaza (Sassuolo) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Luca Marrone.

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Paolo De Ceglie replaces Federico Peluso.
Foul by Fernando Llorente (Juventus).
Luca Marrone (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Sassuolo. Simone Zaza replaces Jasmin Kurtic.
Foul by Mauricio Isla (Juventus).
Jasmin Kurtic (Sassuolo) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Attempt blocked. Francesco Magnanelli (Sassuolo) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Marcello Gazzola.
Attempt blocked. Arturo Vidal (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Paul Pogba.
Arturo Vidal (Juventus) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Luca Antei (Sassuolo).
Attempt missed. Carlos Tévez (Juventus) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Second Half

Second Half begins Juventus 3, Sassuolo 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Juventus 3, Sassuolo 0.

Goal!

Goal! Juventus 3, Sassuolo 0. Carlos Tévez (Juventus) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.
Attempt saved. Mauricio Isla (Juventus) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Arturo Vidal.
Carlos Tévez (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Jasmin Kurtic (Sassuolo).
Delay over. They are ready to continue.
Delay in match Carlos Tévez (Juventus) because of an injury.
Foul by Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus).
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