Mar 30, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Stadio San Paolo
Napoli
2-0
Juventus
Callejon (37'), Mertens (81')
Inler (35'), Henrique (63')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Lichtsteiner (54'), Bonucci (58'), Vidal (90')

Half-Time Report: Jose Callejon gives Napoli lead over Juventus

Napoli's Jose Maria Callejon celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Fiorentina on October 30, 2013
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Napoli take a 1-0 lead into the halfway stage of their Serie A clash with Juventus this evening courtesy of a Jose Callejon goal.

Napoli have taken a deserved 1-0 lead into the halfway stage of their Serie A encounter with league leaders Juventus this evening.

The hosts had a fine chance to break the deadlock after just six minutes when Gokhan Inler's strike deflected into the path of Jose Callejon, who was only denied by a fine stop from Gianluigi Buffon.

Buffon was at fault moments later, however, as he spilt the ball at the feet of Marek Hamsik, who tucked it home only for his celebrations to be cut short by the linesman's flag.

Hamsik threatened again in the 10th minute as he latched on to a cross before curling an effort goalwards, but once again Buffon was there to keep the scores level.

Juventus' first sight of goal came in the 26th minute as Pablo Osvaldo showed good strength to hold onto the ball inside the box before teeing up Stephan Lichtsteiner, whose strike was saved by Pepe Reina.

Napoli came close again three minutes later as Faouzi Ghoulam led a break away before cutting the ball back across the box for Callejon, who was again denied by Buffon.

The hosts did finally take the lead with eight minutes to go until the break when Ghoulam again combined with Callejon, but this time the Spaniard was able to find a way past Buffon from close range.

Juventus tried to respond before the break as Osvaldo threatened with an acrobatic effort, but he steered his strike wide as the league leaders went into half time behind.

Josè Maria Callejon of Napoli scores the opening goal during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and Juventus at Stadio San Paolo on March 30, 2014
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