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Feb 20, 2015 at 7.45pm UK at Juventus Stadium
Juventus
2-1
AtalantaAtalanta BC
Llorente (39'), Pirlo (45')
FT(HT: 2-1)

Result: Juventus come from behind to win, move 10 points clear

Juventus move 10 points clear of second-placed Roma with a 2-1 victory at home to Atalanta BC.

Juventus fought back from a goal down to beat Atalanta BC 2-1 at home this evening and stretch their lead at the top of Serie A to 10 points.

Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring a goal with Juventus' midfielder Claudio Marchisio during their Serie A match Juventus vs Atalanta at Juventus Stadium in Turin on February 20, 2015© Getty Images

Fernando Llorente had the chance to put the home side ahead early on, but skewed his shot wide at the near post from Andrea Pirlo's corner.

The duo combined once more later on, but the Spanish forward dragged a 20-yard shot wide after being released by the veteran midfielder's threaded pass behind the Atalanta defence.

Midway through the half, Daniele Baselli blasted the ball at Gianluigi Buffon from 12 yards after Urby Emanuelson's jinking run through the home defence, but from the resulting corner Atalanta took a shock lead as Giulio Migliaccio's glancing header clipped the inside of the far post and rolled across the line.

Atalanta's midfielder Giulio Migliaccio celebrates after scoring a goal on February 20, 2015© Getty Images

Roberto Pereyra and Martin Cacares were both denied by fine Marco Sportiello saves as Juve poured forward in search of a leveller, but the goalkeeper was helpless to prevent Llorente from equalising after the forward reacted quickest in a goalmouth scramble to level the scores.

The goal gave the hosts confidence and with the final kick of the half Pirlo slammed an unerring 30-yard strike into top corner to give Juve the lead for the first time in the game.

Ten minutes into the second half, Sportiello produced a save from point-blank range to deny Paul Pogba from extending Juve's lead with a free header at far post.

Alvaro Morata almost wrapped up the victory with a lung-bursting run down the left flank, but he was denied by a last-ditch sliding tackle by Andrea Masiello.

With two minutes remaining, Migliaccio flicked a header narrowly wide as Juventus edged to an important victory.

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Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring a goal with Juventus' midfielder Claudio Marchisio during their Serie A match Juventus vs Atalanta at Juventus Stadium in Turin on February 20, 2015
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Wednesday's key events


ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
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· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

RUGBY SEVENS
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· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

CYCLING
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· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

DIVING
· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

EQUESTRIAN
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