Italian Serie A
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Carpi 2-3 Juventus

Mario Mandzukic
Mario Mandzukic scored his first double for Juventus

Champions Juventus made it seven consecutive Serie A victories as they beat Carpi to continue their revival.

In late October, the Turin side were 11 points off the top, but they are now within three points of leaders Inter Milan, who play Lazio later on Sunday.

Serie A debutants Carpi led through Marco Borriello but Mario Mandzukic volleyed Juve level and then headed home Patrice Evra's cross.

Paul Pogba added a third before Leonardo Bonucci's late own goal.

And after Bonucci put the ball into his own net in injury time, Lorenzo Lollo wasted a chance to rescue a surprise draw with a weak effort with the last kick.

Juventus, who were 12th when they lost to Sassuolo on 28 October, went up to second for two hours, before being overtaken again by Napoli, who beat Atalanta 3-1, and Fiorentina, who saw off Chievo 2-0.

Line-ups

Carpi

  • 27Belec
  • 3Letizia
  • 5Zaccardo
  • 21Romagnoli
  • 6Gagliolo
  • 34Antunes da SilvaBooked at 78mins
  • 4CofieSubstituted forBiancoat 70'minutes
  • 39Marrone
  • 20Lollo
  • 12BorrielloSubstituted forMbakoguat 66'minutes
  • 11Di GaudioSubstituted forLasagnaat 54'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Brkic
  • 7Matos Santos
  • 8Bianco
  • 10Lazzari
  • 15Lasagna
  • 19Pasciuti
  • 33Spolli
  • 99Mbakogu

Juventus

  • 1Buffon
  • 15BarzagliSubstituted forRuganiat 57'minutes
  • 19Bonucci
  • 3Chiellini
  • 16Ju CuadradoSubstituted forLichtsteinerat 83'minutes
  • 6Khedira
  • 8Marchisio
  • 10Pogba
  • 33Evra
  • 21DybalaSubstituted forMorataat 69'minutes
  • 17Mandzukic

Substitutes

  • 4Cáceres
  • 7Zaza
  • 9Morata
  • 11de Carvalho Andrade Lima
  • 12Lobo Silva
  • 20Padoin
  • 22Asamoah
  • 24Rugani
  • 25Murara Neto
  • 26Lichtsteiner
  • 27Sturaro
  • 34Rubinho
Referee:
Piero Giacomelli
Attendance:
17,755

Match Stats

Home TeamCarpiAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home34%
Away66%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home16
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Carpi 2, Juventus 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Carpi 2, Juventus 3.

  3. Post update

    Claudio Marchisio (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Gabriel Silva (Carpi).

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lorenzo Lollo (Carpi) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jerry Mbakogu.

  6. Goal!

    Own Goal by Leonardo Bonucci, Juventus. Carpi 2, Juventus 3.

  7. Post update

    Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Jerry Mbakogu (Carpi).

  9. Post update

    Foul by Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus).

  10. Post update

    Gabriel Silva (Carpi) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Claudio Marchisio (Juventus).

  12. Post update

    Gabriel Silva (Carpi) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  13. Post update

    Álvaro Morata (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Simone Romagnoli (Carpi).

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gabriel Silva (Carpi) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Riccardo Gagliolo.

  16. Post update

    Hand ball by Paul Pogba (Juventus).

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Juventus. Stephan Lichtsteiner replaces Juan Cuadrado.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jerry Mbakogu (Carpi) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Gabriel Silva with a cross following a corner.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Carpi. Conceded by Daniele Rugani.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Paul Pogba (Juventus).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 20th December 2015

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