Italian Serie A
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Catania 0-1 Juventus

Carlos Tevez

Carlos Tevez became the joint-top scorer in Serie A this season as he fired runaway leaders Juventus to a win at 10-man Catania.

The former Manchester City striker scored his 16th of the season low into the net on the hour to restore his side's 14-point lead at the top.

Bottom-of-the-table Catania had striker Gonzalo Bergessio sent off for a foul on Giorgio Chiellini.

Roma had cut the points gap at the top to 11 on Saturday by winning at Chievo.

AC Milan earlier drew 1-1 at Lazio to end a four-match losing streak.

With striker Mario Balotelli dropped to the substitutes bench, Milan took the lead just before half-time through an Abdoulay Konko own goal, while Alvaro Gonzalez drew Lazio level just after the hour mark.

Line-ups

Catania

  • 21Andujar
  • 13Izco
  • 18Monzón
  • 24GyömbérBooked at 3mins
  • 5RolínBooked at 87mins
  • 14BellusciSubstituted forLetoat 66'minutes
  • 15Rinaudo
  • 10Lodi
  • 28BarrientosSubstituted forGontán Gallardoat 84'minutes
  • 9BergessioBooked at 67mins
  • 8PlasilSubstituted forPeruzziat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Peruzzi
  • 6Legrottaglie
  • 7Fedato
  • 11Leto
  • 22Sebastián Álvarez
  • 23Boateng
  • 26Gontán Gallardo
  • 32Petkovic
  • 33Capuano
  • 34Biraghi
  • 35Ficara

Juventus

  • 30Storari
  • 26Lichtsteiner
  • 33IslaSubstituted forAsamoahat 66'minutes
  • 3Chiellini
  • 19Bonucci
  • 4Cáceres
  • 23Vidal
  • 20Padoin
  • 10TévezSubstituted forGiovincoat 87'minutes
  • 18OsvaldoBooked at 15minsSubstituted forLlorenteat 64'minutes
  • 21Pirlo

Substitutes

  • 1Buffon
  • 12Giovinco
  • 14Llorente
  • 22Asamoah
  • 27Quagliarella
  • 34Rubinho
  • 37Gerbaudo
  • 39Romagna
Referee:
Antonio Damato

Match Stats

Home TeamCataniaAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home8
Away13
Shots on Target
Home0
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home17
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, Catania 0, Juventus 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Catania 0, Juventus 1.

Simone Padoin (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gino Peruzzi (Catania).

Offside, Juventus. Arturo Vidal tries a through ball, but Fernando Llorente is caught offside.

Hand ball by Alexis Rolín (Catania).

Attempt missed. Arturo Vidal (Juventus) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Fernando Llorente.

Attempt missed. Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Andrea Pirlo following a fast break.

Attempt blocked. Keko (Catania) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Arturo Vidal (Juventus).

Fabián Rinaudo (Catania) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Catania. Conceded by Stephan Lichtsteiner.

Corner, Catania. Conceded by Martín Cáceres.

Booking

Alexis Rolín (Catania) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Fernando Llorente (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alexis Rolín (Catania).

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Sebastian Giovinco replaces Carlos Tévez.

Attempt missed. Carlos Tévez (Juventus) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Catania. Keko replaces Pablo Barrientos.

Foul by Arturo Vidal (Juventus).

Fabián Rinaudo (Catania) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Catania. Gino Peruzzi replaces Jaroslav Plasil.

Attempt missed. Arturo Vidal (Juventus) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Carlos Tévez.

Corner, Catania. Conceded by Stephan Lichtsteiner.

Foul by Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus).

Sebastián Leto (Catania) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Mariano Andujar.

Attempt saved. Andrea Pirlo (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Carlos Tévez (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Fabián Rinaudo (Catania).

Foul by Pablo Barrientos (Catania).

Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Carlos Tévez (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Fernando Llorente.

Foul by Simone Padoin (Juventus).

Fabián Rinaudo (Catania) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andrea Pirlo (Juventus).

Pablo Barrientos (Catania) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Juventus. Kwadwo Asamoah tries a through ball, but Arturo Vidal is caught offside.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Gonzalo Bergessio (Catania) for a bad foul.

Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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