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Victory sees Juventus stay 10 points behind leaders Milan

A stunning comeback from Juventus saw them score three goals in seven minutes to come from 3-1 down and beat Roma.

Manuel Locatelli and Dejan Kulusevski brought Juve level before Mattia De Sciglio hit a dramatic winner.

Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini then had a late penalty saved by Wojciech Szczesny after Matthijs de Ligt had been shown a second yellow card for handball.

Goals from Pellegrini, Tammy Abraham and Henrikh Mkhitaryan had put Roma in control before Juve’s late revival.

Jose Mourinho’s side, who had loan signing Ainsley Maitland-Niles in the starting XI for the first time, went ahead on 11 minutes when Abraham nodded home Jordan Veretout’s near-post corner for his 14th goal in all competitions this season.

Paulo Dybala levelled for Juve shortly before half-time with a guided effort into the corner from the edge of the box.

Mkhitaryan restored Roma’s lead at the start of the second half when his long-range effort deflected off Daniele Rugani and looped over Szczesny, before Pellegrini curled a stunning 25 yard free-kick into the top corner to put the home side seemingly on course for a comfortable victory.

However, Juve’s comeback began on 70 minutes when Locatelli headed home Alvaro Morata’s cross from six yards.

Two minutes later, substitute Kulusevski saw his close-range range strike initially ruled out for offside, but the decision was overturned after a lengthy video assistant referee check.

De Sciglio then sparked scenes of delirium among the visiting players when he drilled home the winner into the bottom corner from inside the area.

There was still time for more drama inside the final 10 minutes when centre-back De Ligt was sent off for a second bookable offence after blocking Abraham’s shot with his arm in the area.

Pellegrini took the spot-kick but Szczesny guessed the right way and palmed the ball clear.

The win keeps Juventus fifth and three points behind Atalanta, who sit fourth in the final Champions league spot after thrashing Udinese 6-2. Roma stay in eighth place.

Leaders Milan ease to win

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrating with Rafael Leao
Ibrahimovic, 40, has now scored three goals in his last six appearances

AC Milan kept up the pressure on title rivals Inter with a comfortable 3-0 win at Venezia.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic tapped home his eighth goal of the season from Rafael Leao’s cross to give Stefano Pioli’s side the lead after just two minutes.

The visitors doubled their lead at the start of the second half when Theo Hernandez latched onto Leao’s pass before rifling into the corner.

Venezia were reduced to 10 men when defender Michael Svoboda was sent off for handling the ball on the line, with Hernandez dispatching the spot-kick to complete a comfortable victory.

The win moves Milan to the top of the Serie A table, though Inter can return to the summit if they avoid defeat against Lazio on Sunday’s late game.



Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Rui Patrício
  • 15Maitland-Niles
  • 6Smalling
  • 3Ibañez da SilvaBooked at 51mins
  • 5Viña
  • 4CristanteBooked at 76mins
  • 17VeretoutBooked at 50minsSubstituted forPérezat 78′minutes
  • 77Mkhitaryan
  • 7PellegriniSubstituted forMayoralat 87′minutes
  • 64Afena-GyanSubstituted forShomurodovat 71′minutes
  • 9Abraham


  • 8Villar
  • 11Pérez
  • 13Calafiori
  • 14Shomurodov
  • 19Reynolds
  • 21Mayoral
  • 24Kumbulla
  • 52Bove
  • 59Zalewski
  • 63Boer
  • 67Mastrantonio


Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Szczesny
  • 11Ju CuadradoBooked at 45mins
  • 4de LigtBooked at 81mins
  • 24Rugani
  • 2De Sciglio
  • 14McKennie
  • 27LocatelliBooked at 65mins
  • 30BentancurSubstituted forArthurat 63′minutes
  • 10DybalaSubstituted forChielliniat 82′minutes
  • 18KeanSubstituted forMorataat 64′minutes
  • 22ChiesaSubstituted forKulusevskiat 32′minutes


  • 3Chiellini
  • 5Arthur
  • 9Morata
  • 17Pellegrini
  • 20Bernardeschi
  • 21Pinto Ramos
  • 25Rabiot
  • 36Perin
  • 38Aké
  • 42Senko
  • 44Kulusevski

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