Italian Serie A

Sassuolo 1-1 Juventus

Paul Pogba
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba equalised for Juventus but his side's winning run ended

Serie A leaders Juventus saw their 13-game winning league run come to a surprise end as they were held to a draw by lowly Sassuolo.

The hosts, who have not won a match this season, took the lead as Simone Zaza curled a 13th-minute left-footed effort into the top corner of the net.

But Paul Pogba equalised six minutes later when he collected Carlos Tevez's pass and shot past Andrea Consigli.

Juventus could not get a winner as they dropped their first points this season.

They had won each of their opening six league games in 2014-15 to go with their seven victories at the end of 2013-14 on their way to the Serie A title.

The last time they had failed to win in Serie A was their 2-0 defeat at Napoli on 30 March, but Sassuolo, who moved off the bottom of the table up to 18th, frustrated them.

Angelo Ogbonna, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Pogba and Tevez all missed chances for Juventus and unused substitute Simone Padoin was sent off from the bench for dissent late on.

Pogba and Zaza
Simone Zaza (right) put Sassuolo ahead, before Paul Pogba (left) equalised for Juventus
Carlos Tevez
Carlos Tevez helped create Juventus's goal, which was scored by team-mate Paul Pogba
Sassuolo's players celebrate the point gained against Juventus that took them off the bottom of Serie A



Formation 3-4-3

  • 47Consigli
  • 26Terranova
  • 28CannavaroSubstituted forAnteiat 10'minutes
  • 15AcerbiBooked at 87mins
  • 11Vrsaljko
  • 4Magnanelli
  • 7MissiroliSubstituted forTaïderat 79'minutes
  • 3Longhi
  • 25Berardi
  • 10ZazaBooked at 38mins
  • 17SansoneSubstituted forBiondiniat 70'minutes


  • 1Pomini
  • 5Antei
  • 6Chibsah
  • 8Biondini
  • 14Pavoletti
  • 16Polito
  • 19Taïder
  • 20Bianco
  • 23Gazzola
  • 33Brighi
  • 95Gliozzi
  • 99Floccari


Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Buffon
  • 5Ogbonna
  • 19BonucciBooked at 90mins
  • 3Chiellini
  • 26Lichtsteiner
  • 37Pereyra
  • 21PirloSubstituted forGiovincoat 84'minutes
  • 6PogbaBooked at 50mins
  • 33EvraSubstituted forMarchisioat 60'minutes
  • 10Tévez
  • 14LlorenteSubstituted forComanat 66'minutes


  • 8Marchisio
  • 11Coman
  • 12Giovinco
  • 20Padoin
  • 22Asamoah
  • 30Storari
  • 34Rubinho
  • 38Mattiello
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Match Stats

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  1. Post update

    Match ends, Sassuolo 1, Juventus 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Sassuolo 1, Juventus 1.

  3. Dismissal

    Simone Padoin (Juventus) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Paul Pogba (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Angelo Ogbonna (Juventus) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Paul Pogba.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Roberto Pereyra (Juventus) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sebastian Giovinco.

  8. Booking

    Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Post update

    Delay in match Sime Vrsaljko (Sassuolo) because of an injury.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus).

  11. Post update

    Luca Antei (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Francesco Acerbi.

  13. Booking

    Francesco Acerbi (Sassuolo) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Carlos Tévez (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Francesco Acerbi (Sassuolo).

  16. Post update

    Offside, Juventus. Angelo Ogbonna tries a through ball, but Sebastian Giovinco is caught offside.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kingsley Coman (Juventus) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Sebastian Giovinco with a cross.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Juventus. Sebastian Giovinco replaces Andrea Pirlo.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Roberto Pereyra (Juventus).

  20. Post update

    Francesco Magnanelli (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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