Italian Serie A
Lazio1Juventus1

Lazio 1-1 Juventus

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is sent off against Lazio.

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was sent off for Juventus as the reigning Serie A champions drew at Lazio.

Buffon was sent off midway through the first half when he brought down Miroslav Klose.

Antonio Candreva converted the resulting spot kick, sending substitute keeper Marco Storari the wrong way.

Despite being a man down, Juventus fought back to earn a point when Fernando Llorente glanced in a second-half header.

It is the first time Juventus have dropped points in the league since 20 October, having won their previous 12 games.

They are top of Serie A with 56 points, nine ahead of second-place Roma.

After a run of six games without victory, Lazio's form has improved in in recent weeks and went into this fixture on the back of three wins from their last five games.

There was little between the two sides in the opening stages as Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal sent a speculative 40-yard effort just over the bar.

Candreva's penalty after Buffon's dismissal gave the hosts the advantage but Juventus responded well.

Llorente was denied by Lazio keeper Etrit Berisha after a neat turn and shot and the equaliser arrived on the hour mark.

Stephan Lichtsteiner's cross found Llorente and the Spain striker sent his glancing header beyond Berisha to make it 1-1.

Lazio pressed for a winner and Juventus were grateful to Storari as he pushed Klose's point-blank header on to the crossbar.

Line-ups

Lazio

  • 1Berisha
  • 39CavandaSubstituted forGonzálezat 65'minutes
  • 29Konko
  • 3Goncalves Dias
  • 27Cana
  • 20BiavaBooked at 58mins
  • 24Ledesma
  • 5Biglia
  • 11Klose
  • 87CandrevaSubstituted forBalde Diaoat 85'minutes
  • 8Hernanes

Substitutes

  • 2Ciani
  • 4Crecco
  • 7Pereira Gomes
  • 14Balde Diao
  • 15González
  • 17Pereirinha
  • 22Marchetti
  • 28de Freitas Ribeiro
  • 34Perea
  • 85Novaretti
  • 95Strakosha
  • 99Floccari

Juventus

  • 1BuffonBooked at 24mins
  • 26Lichtsteiner
  • 22AsamoahSubstituted forStorariat 26'minutes
  • 5Ogbonna
  • 19BonucciBooked at 79mins
  • 15Barzagli
  • 23Vidal
  • 6Pogba
  • 14Llorente
  • 10Tévez
  • 8Marchisio

Substitutes

  • 4Cáceres
  • 7Pepe
  • 12Giovinco
  • 13Peluso
  • 20Padoin
  • 21Pirlo
  • 27Quagliarella
  • 30Storari
  • 33Isla
  • 34Rubinho
Referee:
Davide Massa
Attendance:
44,018

Match Stats

Home TeamLazioAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home11
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Lazio 1, Juventus 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lazio 1, Juventus 1.

Angelo Ogbonna (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Hernanes (Lazio).

Attempt saved. Lucas Biglia (Lazio) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Keita.

Attempt blocked. Arturo Vidal (Juventus) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Fernando Llorente with a headed pass.

Offside, Lazio. André Dias tries a through ball, but Keita is caught offside.

Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Lorik Cana.

Attempt blocked. Fernando Llorente (Juventus) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Keita (Lazio) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Miroslav Klose following a fast break.

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

Foul by Miroslav Klose (Lazio).

Substitution

Substitution, Lazio. Keita replaces Antonio Candreva.

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

Foul by Álvaro González (Lazio).

Attempt missed. Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Carlos Tévez with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Juventus. Conceded by André Dias.

Offside, Lazio. Cristian Ledesma tries a through ball, but Miroslav Klose is caught offside.

Booking

Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus).

Antonio Candreva (Lazio) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Álvaro González (Lazio) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Arturo Vidal (Juventus).

Hernanes (Lazio) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Arturo Vidal (Juventus).

Hernanes (Lazio) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Miroslav Klose (Lazio) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Cristian Ledesma with a cross.

Foul by Angelo Ogbonna (Juventus).

Lucas Biglia (Lazio) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Paul Pogba (Juventus).

Álvaro González (Lazio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Claudio Marchisio (Juventus).

Hernanes (Lazio) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt blocked. Carlos Tévez (Juventus) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Fernando Llorente.

Attempt missed. Antonio Candreva (Lazio) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Hernanes.

Attempt missed. Arturo Vidal (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Paul Pogba.

Delay in match André Dias (Lazio) because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Hernanes (Lazio).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus21182151153656
2Roma20145142103247
3Napoli21135344232144
4Fiorentina20124437201740
5Inter Milan2088438241432
6Hellas Verona2010283431332
7Torino207853327629
8Parma207853127429
9Lazio217772729-228
10Genoa207582024-426
11Milan206773230225
12Atalanta2073102129-824
13Sampdoria205692431-721
14Cagliari204971929-1021
15Udinese2062122031-1120
16Chievo2146111627-1118
17Bologna203891935-1617
18Sassuolo2045112143-2217
19Livorno2034131636-2013
20Catania2034131337-2413
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