Italian Serie A
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Juventus 1-0 Roma

Paulo Dybala scores the winning goal for Juventus against Roma
Paulo Dybala joined Juventus from Palermo in June, 2015 for £23.4m

Paulo Dybala's late goal earned Juventus an 11th successive Serie A win as their 1-0 victory over Roma continued their remarkable title push.

Top scorer Dybala converted a Paul Pogba pass with an angled finish 13 minutes from time as Juventus stayed two points behind leaders Napoli.

Roma's own title hopes have faded with the former leaders now having won just one of their last nine league games.

In a game of few chances, Dybala's 14th goal of the season proved decisive.

Roma were unbeaten in eight games but never looked like ending their run of draws as Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon was never tested.

Roma's on-loan Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny made a fine block to keep out a fierce drive from wing-back Patrice Evra at the other end.

And Juve's growing pressure finally paid off as Dybala struck to keep the champions' challenge for a fifth successive title on track.

Paul Pogba tweet
Paul Pogba has been involved in Juventus' last three Serie A title successes

Line-ups

Juventus

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Buffon
  • 15Barzagli
  • 19Bonucci
  • 3Chiellini
  • 26LichtsteinerSubstituted forJu Cuadradoat 66'minutes
  • 6Khedira
  • 8Marchisio
  • 10Pogba
  • 33EvraBooked at 88mins
  • 21DybalaSubstituted forMorataat 85'minutes
  • 17MandzukicBooked at 50mins

Substitutes

  • 4Cáceres
  • 7Zaza
  • 9Morata
  • 11de Carvalho Andrade Lima
  • 12Lobo Silva
  • 16Ju Cuadrado
  • 20Padoin
  • 22Asamoah
  • 24Rugani
  • 25Murara Neto
  • 27Sturaro
  • 38Audero

Roma

Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 25Szczesny
  • 44Manolas
  • 16De RossiBooked at 9mins
  • 2RüdigerBooked at 14mins
  • 24FlorenziSubstituted forTorosidisat 90+3'minutes
  • 21VainqueurSubstituted forKeitaat 71'minutes
  • 15PjanicBooked at 50mins
  • 3Digne
  • 11SalahSubstituted forUmarat 90'minutes
  • 4NainggolanBooked at 90mins
  • 9Dzeko

Substitutes

  • 1Lobont
  • 5Castan da Silva
  • 10Totti
  • 14Falque
  • 20Keita
  • 23Gyömbér
  • 26De Sanctis
  • 33Emerson
  • 35Torosidis
  • 97Umar
Referee:
Luca Banti
Attendance:
38,348

Match Stats

Home TeamJuventusAway TeamRoma
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home15
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away1
Corners
Home1
Away2
Fouls
Home9
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Juventus 1, Roma 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Juventus 1, Roma 0.

  3. Post update

    Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Umar Sadiq (Roma).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus).

  6. Post update

    Vasilis Torosidis (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Roma. Vasilis Torosidis replaces Alessandro Florenzi.

  8. Booking

    Radja Nainggolan (Roma) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Radja Nainggolan (Roma).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Roma. Umar Sadiq replaces Mohamed Salah.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Roma. Conceded by Mario Mandzukic.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Miralem Pjanic (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  14. Booking

    Patrice Evra (Juventus) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

  15. Post update

    Hand ball by Patrice Evra (Juventus).

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Alessandro Florenzi (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Radja Nainggolan (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Seydou Keita with a headed pass.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Álvaro Morata (Juventus) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Paul Pogba.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Patrice Evra (Juventus) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Paul Pogba.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Juventus. Álvaro Morata replaces Paulo Dybala.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 24th January 2016

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