Italian Paper Talk: Juventus Ace Andrea Pirlo Decides Thrilling Turin Derby

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 Roma defeat Inter to keep the pressure on their Scudetto rivals…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as Andrea Pirlo scores dramatic late goal to win the Derby for Juventus against Torino on Sunday.


Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– Pirlo’s Pearl.
– Arturo Vidal opens the scoring with a penalty, fantastic equaliser from Peres, but the Toro falls in the 93rd minute.

– Devastating Roma. Inter fight, comeback two times, but beaten – now 11th.
– Honeymoon period over for Roberto Mancini, Rudi Garcia defiant despite seeing Juve’s last second winner.

– Ghost goal then, then Super Menez takes over. Milan denied a goal after ball crossed the line, but there is no goal-line technology in Serie A year.
– After two months, Milan win at the San Siro, Pozzo: “The referee ruined it”.


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– Beautiful and tough.
– Juve, Pirlo in the last seconds, his stoppage time magic wins the derby for 10-man Juventus.
– Yes Roma, brace for Miralem Pjanic. Giallorossi back on track, passion and goals, Mancini not enough, Inter beaten.

– Jeremy Menez drags Milan forward, Pozzo: “Poor referring”.

– Sampdoria-Napoli, Gonzalo Higuain guides Azzurro attack.


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– Dirty trick.
– Impressive Toro, but Pirlo decides it in the 93rd minute. Dramatic goal from Juve star, as his strike decides the derby in Juve’s favour.

– Roma, four hits. Inter come back twice, but in the end Garcia knocks-out Mancini. Thrilling game at Stadio Olimpico, but a vital win for the hosts as they get their title charge on track with a huge European night ahead.

– Menez 2, Milan delight, but Udinese furious.

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