Sep 22, 2013 at 2pm UK at ‚ÄčJuventus Stadium
Juventus
2-1
Hellas VeronaHellas Verona
Tevez (40'), Llorente (45')
Asamoah (42'), Ogbonna (49'), Vucinic (86'), Marchisio (88')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Cacciatore (37')
Donadel (87')

Result: Fernando Llorente fires Juventus to victory over Verona

Juventus make it three wins from four matches in Serie A as Fernando Llorente gets his first for the club in a 2-1 home win over Hellas Verona.

Juventus have maintained their unbeaten start in Serie A with a 2-1 win over Hellas Verona, Fernando Llorente firing the winner on his first start for the Bianconeri.

Antonio Conte's side were heavy favourites for the clash but fell behind on 37 minutes when Verona broke the deadlock through Fabrizio Cacciatore, who tapped home unmarked after meeting a flick-on at the far post.

Hellas Verona's Fabrizio Cacciatore celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Juventus during their Serie A match on September 22, 2013© AFP

Juve responded quickly and nearly restored parity in the next passage of play, with Paul Pogba's acrobatic effort cleared off the line by Daniele Cacia.

Just moments later Juve were level as Carlos Tevez met Leonardo Bonucci's through-ball, controlling before steering a fierce strike just inside the far post.

Juventus' Fernando Llorente celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Hellas Verona during their Serie A match on September 22, 2013© AFP

In first-half stoppage time Llorente broke his duck to complete a swift turnaround, heading home Arturo Vidal's cross with authority.

Pogba saw a venomous right-footed effort hit the woodwork as Juve pressed to extend their advantage after the break, with Andrea Pirlo also denied as his free kick was turned round the post.

Claudio Marchisio made his return from injury to help Conte's side close out the match late on, with Verona unable to muster a response.

Juventus' Carlos Tevez in action during a friendly match against AC Milan on July 23, 2013
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