Italian Serie A
CagliariCagliari1JuventusJuventus4

Cagliari 1-4 Juventus

Juventus striker Fernando Lloriente

League leaders Juventus extended their Serie A winning run to a club record 11 matches as they came from behind to comfortably beat 10-man Cagliari.

Mauricio Pinilla gave Cagliari a first-half lead but was sent off three minutes from time for dissent.

Fernando Llorente levelled and scored Juventus's third after substitute Claudio Marchisio had given them the lead at Stadio Sant'Elia.

Stephan Lichtsteiner capped his fine display with the fourth goal.

Played in front of watching Manchester United manager David Moyes, the win keeps Juventus eight points clear of second-placed Roma as they remain on course for a third successive title.

In front of just 5,000 fans, because of construction work at the stadium, Pinella slotted the hosts ahead at the far post after defender Giorgio Chiellini had misjudged the flight of Daniele Conti's cross.

Llorente brilliantly headed the visitors level from Lichsteiner's cross, before Marchisio's powerful drive put them ahead with 17 minutes remaining.

Spain international Llorente converted from close range three minutes later and Lichsteiner bundled home soon after as Juventus inflicted just a second home defeat of the season on their hosts, who are 13th in the table.

Line-ups

Cagliari

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 26Adán
  • 14PisanoSubstituted forCabreraat 77'minutes
  • 29Murru
  • 5Conti
  • 15Rossettini
  • 13Astori
  • 21DessenaBooked at 80mins
  • 7CossuBooked at 55mins
  • 51PinillaBooked at 87mins
  • 9SauSubstituted forIbarboat 65'minutes
  • 20EkdalSubstituted forPericoat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Ibraimi
  • 22Cabrera
  • 23Ibarbo
  • 24Perico
  • 25Avramov
  • 30Masia
  • 34Del Fabro

Juventus

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Buffon
  • 26Lichtsteiner
  • 22Asamoah
  • 3Chiellini
  • 19Bonucci
  • 4CáceresBooked at 22mins
  • 23VidalSubstituted forPadoinat 83'minutes
  • 6Pogba
  • 14Llorente
  • 10TévezSubstituted forGiovincoat 82'minutes
  • 21PirloSubstituted forMarchisioat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Ogbonna
  • 7Pepe
  • 8Marchisio
  • 9Vucinic
  • 12Giovinco
  • 13Peluso
  • 20Padoin
  • 27Quagliarella
  • 30Storari
  • 34Rubinho
Referee:
Marco Guida

Match Stats

Home TeamCagliariAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home8
Away15
Shots on Target
Home3
Away9
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Cagliari 1, Juventus 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Cagliari 1, Juventus 4.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Martín Cáceres (Juventus).

  4. Post update

    Víctor Ibarbo (Cagliari) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Sebastian Giovinco (Juventus).

  6. Post update

    Luca Rossettini (Cagliari) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Dismissal

    Mauricio Pinilla (Cagliari) is shown the red card.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Juventus. Simone Padoin replaces Arturo Vidal.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Cagliari. Gabriele Perico replaces Albin Ekdal.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Juventus. Sebastian Giovinco replaces Carlos Tévez.

  11. Booking

    Daniele Dessena (Cagliari) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Cagliari 1, Juventus 4. Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Fernando Llorente (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Stephan Lichtsteiner.

  14. Post update

    Arturo Vidal (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Albin Ekdal (Cagliari).

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Cagliari. Matias Cabrera replaces Francesco Pisano.

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Cagliari 1, Juventus 3. Fernando Llorente (Juventus) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Stephan Lichtsteiner with a cross.

  18. Post update

    Offside, Juventus. Carlos Tévez tries a through ball, but Fernando Llorente is caught offside.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Cagliari 1, Juventus 2. Claudio Marchisio (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Giorgio Chiellini.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Nicola Murru.