Juventus have begun the defence of their Serie A title with a 1-0 victory over Chievo this evening.
Carlos Tevez almost scored inside the first 30 seconds of the match when he was picked out inside the box, before dragging a shot wide of the post.
The visitors were in firm control and Claudio Marchisio came close with a shot from the edge of the box that went narrowly over the bar.
Five minutes later, Arturo Vidal saw a close-range strike cleared off the line and, from the resulting corner, the Chilean headed an effort against the post.
As the game approached half-time, Juventus were denied by the woodwork twice more, as Tevez and Paul Pogba both saw attempts come back off the bar.
Juventus continued to push for a second, but in the end their one goal proved to be enough for them to start the new season on a winning note.