- CNTV English - CCTV News

Juventus held by Chievo 1-1

03-05-2012 11:31 BJT

Watch Video

Play Video

Juventus looked to keep pace with AC Milan in the standings. Juve hosted Chievo, and Andrea Pirlo received honors for being Juve’s top player in February.

Pirlo triggered the first scoring play of the match. He curled a free-kick into the box in the 18th minute. A header bounced off the post, but Paolo De Ceglie headed into the net to put Juve in front. It was 1-0 at halftime. The Old Lady was en route to extend its unbeaten run this season.

Chievo's Boukary Drame (2nd L) celebrates with teammates after scoring against
Juventus in their Italian Serie A soccer match at Juventus stadium in Turin March 3,

But Juventus couldn’t keep the lead in the second half. Chievo equalised the score when Boukary Drame fired a shot and Leonardo Bonucci deflected it into the net. Chievo evens-it-up in dramatic fashion. It was 1-1 in the 76th minute.

Alessandro Del Piero entered the action, but failed to make a difference. The 1-1 draw drops Juventus three points behind AC Milan.

Chievo's French defender Boukary Drame (L) fights for the ball with Juventus forward
Alessandro Matri during an Italian Serie A football match at the Juventus stadium in
Turin. Juventus and Chievo ended in a 1-1 draw.

Juventus defender Paolo De Ceglie (L) celebrates after scoring against Chievo during
an Italian Serie A football match at the Juventus stadium in Turin.

Chievo's Michael Bradley (L) celebrates as Juventus' Alessandro Matri
looks down at the end of their Italian Serie A soccer match at Juventus
stadium in Turin March 3, 2012.

Mirko Vucinic of Juventus FC and Michael Bradley of AC Chievo Verona compete for the
ball during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and AC Chievo Verona at Juventus
Arena on March 3, 2012 in Turin, Italy.



Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program