Italian Serie A
AC MilanAC Milan0JuventusJuventus1

Milan 0-1 Juventus

Carlos Tevez
Carlos Tevez has scored four goals in four matches in all competitions for Juventus this season

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez scored the winner against AC Milan to ensure manager Massimiliano Allegri's San Siro return was a happy one.

Argentina international Tevez's goal settled a tight contest and sent Juventus three points clear at the top of Serie A.

Tevez exchanged passes with Paul Pogba before keeping his composure to score.

Massimiliano Allegri
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri celebrates Carlos Tevez's winning goal against AC Milan

Striker Fernando Torres, on a two-year loan from Chelsea, made his AC Milan debut as a second-half substitute.

But while the Spaniard endured an unhappy start to his Serie A career, Allegri savoured a highly satisfying result.

The 47-year-old was sacked by Milan in January but succeeded Antonio Conte as boss of the Italian champions in July.

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio was denied by a post before Tevez scored his fourth goal in three games.

The former Manchester City player played an exquisite one-two with Pogba before flicking the ball past Christian Abbiati in the 71st minute.

Tevez celebrated by pulling a baby's dummy from his shorts and putting it in his mouth.

Milan, who had won their first two games under new coach Filippo Inzaghi, rarely threatened Gianluigi Buffon in the Juventus goal.

The 36-year-old stopper did make one smart save to deny Keisuke Honda when the game was goalless.

Although Torres came on for his Milan debut in the 76th minute, his only contributions were a yellow card for a foul on Giorgio Chiellini and a half-hearted penalty appeal when he went down in the area.

Milan, who are away to struggling Empoli on Tuesday, slip to third in the table.

Paul Pogba and Adil Rami
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba tussles with AC Milan's Adil Rami
Fernando Torres
Spain striker Fernando Torres was playing his first competitive game since the World Cup in Brazil
San Siro
Juventus have won their last four Serie A games against AC Milan without conceding goals in three of them

Line-ups

AC Milan

  • 32Abbiati
  • 20Abate
  • 13Rami
  • 17Zapata
  • 2De Sciglio
  • 16PoliSubstituted forTorresat 76'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 34de Jong
  • 4MuntariBooked at 84mins
  • 10HondaSubstituted forPazziniat 83'minutes
  • 7Menez
  • 92El ShaarawySubstituted forBonaventuraat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Agazzi
  • 5Mexes
  • 9Torres
  • 11Pazzini
  • 14Albertazzi
  • 19Niang
  • 21Van Ginkel
  • 27Armero
  • 28Bonaventura
  • 66Gori
  • 81Zaccardo

Juventus

  • 1Buffon
  • 4CáceresSubstituted forOgbonnaat 35'minutesBooked at 63mins
  • 19Bonucci
  • 3Chiellini
  • 26LichtsteinerSubstituted forOrestes Caldeiraat 83'minutes
  • 37PereyraSubstituted forVidalat 76'minutes
  • 8MarchisioBooked at 42mins
  • 6Pogba
  • 22AsamoahBooked at 90mins
  • 14Llorente
  • 10Tévez

Substitutes

  • 2Orestes Caldeira
  • 5Ogbonna
  • 7Pepe
  • 9Morata
  • 11Coman
  • 12Giovinco
  • 20Padoin
  • 23Vidal
  • 30Storari
  • 33Evra
  • 34Rubinho
  • 38Mattiello
Referee:
Nicola Rizzoli
Attendance:
78,681

Match Stats

Home TeamAC MilanAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home10
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away18

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Milan 0, Juventus 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Milan 0, Juventus 1.

  3. Post update

    Angelo Ogbonna (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Giampaolo Pazzini (Milan).

  5. Booking

    Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus) is shown the yellow card.

  6. Booking

    Fernando Torres (Milan) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus).

  8. Post update

    Fernando Torres (Milan) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus).

  10. Post update

    Ignazio Abate (Milan) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Claudio Marchisio (Juventus).

  12. Post update

    Giampaolo Pazzini (Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Booking

    Sulley Ali Muntari (Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Foul by Sulley Ali Muntari (Milan).

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Milan. Giampaolo Pazzini replaces Keisuke Honda.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Juventus. Rômulo replaces Stephan Lichtsteiner.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Arturo Vidal (Juventus) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Paul Pogba.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Adil Rami (Milan) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jérémy Menez following a set piece situation.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Arturo Vidal (Juventus).