Series A: Juventus is easy to beat Brescia of 10 men
TURIN: Objectives of Paulo Dybala and Juan Cuadrado sent Juventus go back to the top of the A series table with a comfortable 2-0 victory over 10 men Brescia on Sunday.
Brescia striker Florian Aye picked up two yellow cards in three minutes near the end of the first half and Juventus immediately capitalized as Dybala whipped in the opener from a free kick.
Square doubled its lead with a clean finish after 75 minutes, and the local public had more reason to cheer when Captain Giorgio Chiellini left the bench to make his first appearance since his cruciate ligament broke in August.
Maurizio Sarri rested forward Cristiano Ronaldo , who has scored in 10 consecutive A series matches, and his gamble paid off as Juve eased to a win that moved them up to 57 points.
Sin embargo, el Inter de Milán empujará a la Juve al segundo lugar por diferencia de goles si vence al Lazio, que se encuentra en el tercer puesto, on Sunday.
Sarri came in for criticism after a shock 2-1 defeat by Hellas Verona last weekend saw his side lose the A series lead to Inter, but they were rarely tested by relegation-battling Brescia at the Allianz Stadium.
The visitors lost goalkeeper Enrico Alfonso to a head injury early on, meaning Lorenzo Andrenacci was called on to make his A series debut, and their hopes of recording their first win at Juventus in A series took a blow when Aye was shown a second yellow for barging over Aaron Ramsey .
Dybala stroked the resulting free kick in the corner of the net, and Juve almost made two when Andrenacci hit Daniele Rugani's header on the crossbar.
There were concerns for Sarri when the substitute Miralem Pjanic limped with a muscular problem, but Square put the result beyond any doubt, exchanging passes with Blaise Matuidi before finishing at home.
On the other hand, Dusan Vlahovic and Federico Chiesa scored two goals each when Fiorentina hit Sampdoria 5-1, both sides finished the first half with 10 men after Sampdoria defender Nicola Murru and Fiorentina Milan midfielder picked up the Second yellow cards.
Gervinho scored for Parma in a 1-0 win at Sassuolo and Hellas Verona extended their unbeaten streak to nine games with a 0-0 draw at Udinese.