Juventus beats Cagliari to end year top of Serie A

AP , Thursday 18 Dec 2014

Juventus striker Carlos Teves (Photo: Reuters)

Juventus eased to a 3-1 win at relegation-threatened Cagliari on Thursday to ensure it ended the year at the top of the Serie A standings.

Early goals from Carlos Tevez and Arturo Vidal gave Juventus a comfortable lead in the opening 15 minutes, and Fernando Llorente sealed the match shortly after halftime.

Luca Rossettini bagged a consolation goal for Cagliari.

Juventus moved provisionally four points ahead of Roma, which hosts AC Milan on Saturday.

Cagliari, which is the only Serie A side without a home win this season, remained in the bottom three.

The match, which was part of the final round of fixtures before the winter break, was brought forward because Juventus plays Napoli in the rearranged Italian Supercup on Monday.

Napoli hosted Parma late.(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports.)


Short link: