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Allegri's Juventus open with narrow victory

Published: Saturday 30 August 2014, 23.30CET
Juventus opened their title defence with a 1-0 victory at AC Chievo Verona, while last season's runners-up AS Roma started with a 2-0 win against ACF Fiorentina.
Allegri's Juventus open with narrow victory
Martín Cáceres is congratulated after helping Juventus to take the lead ©Getty Images
Published: Saturday 30 August 2014, 23.30CET

Allegri's Juventus open with narrow victory

Juventus opened their title defence with a 1-0 victory at AC Chievo Verona, while last season's runners-up AS Roma started with a 2-0 win against ACF Fiorentina.

Headlines
• Juve triumph in Verona thanks to a seventh-minute own goal from Cristiano Biraghi.
• Juve without the likes of Andrea Pirlo, Giorgio Chiellini, Fernando Llorente and Sebastian Giovinco.
• New Bianconeri coach Massimiliano Allegri hands 18-year-old Kingsley Coman his debut.
• Radja Nainggolan and Gervinho – in the 93rd minute – score for Roma against the Viola.
• AC Milan, SS Lazio, SSC Napoli and FC Internazionale Milano all in action on Sunday.

Last updated: 31/08/14 0.04CET

Results

Italian Serie A 2014/15

Matches
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Last updated: 30/08/2014 22:41 CET

30/08/2014

RomaRoma2-0FiorentinaFiorentina

Nainggolan 28, Gervinho 90+3

Venue: Roma

30/08/2014

ChievoChievo0-1JuventusJuventus

Biraghi 7 (og)

Venue: Verona

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