The defender struck a volley from the edge of the box with just minutes remaining, while Alvaro Morata and Konstantinos Manolas were sent off late on.Juventus vs Roma highlights.
This was a huge challenge for Juve coach Allegri who had to prove he could get his side to bounce back from Champions League defeat by Atletico Madrid and demonstrate strength versus Roma.Juventus vs Roma 3-2 match report.
I still can’t get over the quality of Leonardo Bonucci’s winner. The man is a centre-back. A centre-back! It was so good that the likes of Carlos Tevez and Francesco Totti would have been sticking the video on their Twitter and Facebook pages. Such is the world we live in…
Juventus 3-2 Roma
A deafening roar greets the final whistle as referee Gianluca Rocchi calls time on a pulsating, fiery and action-packed match. Juve’s players leap high into the Turin air, fist-pumping and hugging each other in celebration. Massive, massive win for the home side.
So Juventus take a three-point lead at the top of the Serie A standings over the side they narrowly defeated today. It’s hard to criticize Roma too much, as they stood blow-for-blow with the champs every step of the way.
Three penalties. Two red cards. Six yellow cards. Gianluca Rocchi, everyone.
Bonucci punches the air in celebration as his side’s epic victory is confirmed. Juventus show the stuff of champions to close out the win in absolutely tumultuous circumstances.
86′Goal Leonardo Bonucci
BONUCCI CRACKS IN A STUNNER! A Juventus corner falls right inside the D where the defender is waiting. He doesn’t hesitate, slamming an awesome volley into the bottom corner! That was sensational, worthy of winning any game!
45′ + 3′Penalty Goal Carlos Tévez
COOL AS YOU LIKE! It almost looked like a replay of the first spot kick, as Tevez we
44′Goal Juan Iturbe
ROMA ARE AHEAD! A MAGNIFICENT MOVE! Gervinho is menacing at the top of the box on the ball and with two men honed on him, Iturbe has the opportunity to make a diagonal run. Gervinho’s ball to match it takes no less than three players out of the equation, leaving Iturbe with a cool finish from close range!
32′Penalty Goal Francesco Totti
TOTTI BURIES IT! Like Teves a few minutes ago, the Roma skipper is clinical from the spot, sending Gianluigi Buffon the wrong way. It’s 1-1 here!
27′Penalty Goal Carlos Tévez
NO MISTAKE FROM TEVEZ! The Argentine, as he so often does, buries the spot kick with Skorupski diving the wrong way!