- Category: Serie A
Juventus sent out a resounding message that they intend to retain their Serie A title with a comprehensive dismantling of Udinese.
The Old Lady were aided by the 14th-minute dismissal of goalkeeper Zeljko Brkic, but regardless of that, such an emphatic win at the Stadio Friuli has to be taken notice of.
Arturo Vidal opened the scoring with a penalty that was a consequence of Brkic's sending off, with Mirko Vucinic making it 2-0 on the stroke of half-time.
It was game over eight minutes after the break thanks to Sebastian Giovinco and, when the same player made it four, it was a rout before Andrea Lazzari grabbed a consolation for the Bianconeri.
With Antonio Conte again unable to coach Juve owing to his suspension, the Turin outfit had to