- Category: Serie A
Simone Zaza and Sassuolo pegged Juventus back to a 1-1 draw despite Paul Pogba’s wonder-strike, so Roma are just one point behind.
The Bianconeri still had a 100 per cent record and a three-point lead going into the Mapei Stadium after a controversial 3-2 victory over Roma. Alvaro Morata was suspended with Martin Caceres, Andrea Barzagli, Romulo, Luca Marrone and Arturo Vidal injured. Sassuolo changed to a 3-4-3 system with Simone Zaza and Domenico Berardi, both semi-owned by Juve, but Federico Peluso sat out a ban.
There was bad news for the Neroverdi straight away, as Paolo Cannavaro pulled up with a suspected thigh strain.
Andrea Consigli parried from point-blank range on Fernando Llorente and the Roberto Pereyra follow-up was deflected