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Dec 9, 2017 at 7.45pm UK at ​Allianz Stadium (Torino)
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Result: Inter Milan hold Juventus to remain unbeaten

Result: Inter Milan hold Juve to stay unbeaten
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Inter Milan hold champions Juventus to a goalless draw at the Allianz Stadium to stay top of the table and extend their unbeaten start to 16 matches.

Top-of-the-table Inter Milan have held champions Juventus to a goalless draw at the Allianz Stadium this evening to extend their unbeaten start to the season to 16 games.

Juventus had ended Napoli's unbeaten record last weekend, but they could not knock off another of the challengers to their long-standing reign as Italian champions this evening.

The point is enough to take Juve above Napoli into second place, with Inter a further two points ahead, they but would end the weekend top of the table should they win their game in hand on Sunday.

The hosts almost broke the deadlock after just nine minutes when Mario Mandzukic got on the end of a cross into the box and forced a save out of Samir Handanovic before then being thwarted on the rebound too as Inter survived their early scare.

The league leaders soon settled into the game, though, and both sides struggled to create clear goalscoring opportunities throughout a tight first half in Turin.

Indeed, it wasn't until the final minute of the half that the next notable chance arrived, but this time it was the woodwork which denied Mandzukic as his header from close range came back off the crossbar.

Juventus's main openings were arriving through crosses into the box, and that avenue again almost provided the opening goal on the hour mark when Juan Cuadrado's header was kept out by Handanovic.

Gonzalo Higuain was the next to come close for the home side as they went in search of a win that would take them top, but he blazed a rare sight of goal over the crossbar as Inter Milan held out for a point in an uneventful second half.

The result sees Juventus's record run of scoring in 44 consecutive Serie A games come to an end, also failing to score in a home league game for the first time since August 2015, while it also gives Napoli the chance to move top with victory over Fiorentina on Sunday.

Juventus (4-3-3): Szczesny; De Sciglio, Benatia, Chiellini, Asamoah; Khedira (Dybala, 75'), Pjanic (Bentancur, 85'), Matuidi; Cuadrado, Higuain, Mandzukic

Inter Milan (4-2-3-1): Handanovic; D'Ambrosio, Skriniar, Miranda, Santon (Henrique, 63'); Vecino, Valero, Candreva (Gagliardini, 69'), Brozovic, Perisic; Icardi (Martins, 86')

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Juventus1514103282443
2Napoli15112232141835
3Inter Milan1592427131429
4AC Milan157532418626
5Lazio157442218425
6Torino155731916322
7Atalanta BCAtalanta156362920921
8Parma156361619-321
9Roma155642620621
10SassuoloSassuolo155642422221
11Sampdoria155552319420
12Fiorentina154742116519
13CagliariCagliari153841519-417
14Genoa154472030-1016
15Empoli154471926-716
16SPALSPAL154381424-1015
17Udinese153481321-813
18Bologna152581324-1111
19FrosinoneFrosinone151591133-228
20AC Chievo VeronaChievo150691232-203

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