ibnlive » Football

Juventus beat Chievo Verona 2-1 to move 3 points clear

Associated Press
Feb 03, 2013 at 07:10pm IST

Rome: Juventus won 2-1 at Chievo Verona on Sunday to move three points clear of Napoli again at the top of Serie A.

Juventus striker Alessandro Matri scored 10 minutes in at the Bentegodi stadium with a spectacular volley and Stephan Lichtsteiner doubled the lead in the 42nd after receiving a backheel pass from Sebastian Giovinco.

Cyril Thereau pulled one back for Chievo in the 52nd. On Saturday, Napoli beat Catania 2-0 to provisionally draw level with Juventus, marking the first time in 23 years the southern club had been in first place at this point in the season.

Juventus beat Chievo 2-1 to move 3 points clear

Juventus won 2-1 at Chievo Verona on Sunday to move three points clear of Napoli again at the top of Serie A.

Juventus led Napoli by 10 points just a few weeks ago, but the Turin squad had struggled in recent matches. Later, Mario Balotelli could make his debut for AC Milan against Udinese.

Latest

More from this section

PREVIOUS  Ferguson praises United in Fulham win

NEXT  Malaga held to 1-1 home draw by Zaragoza