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Friday July 15 2011
Juve net a dozen on debut

Claudio Marchisio scored Juventus' first goal of the season and Alessandro Matri bagged a hat-trick in a 12-1 friendly victory.

Coach Antonio Conte unveiled his side against a local Val Susa team this afternoon, including new signings Andrea Pirlo, Michele Pazienza and Stephan Lichtsteiner, and the front pairing of Alessandro Matri-Fabio Quagliarella.

It was an inauspicious start, as Val Susa took the lead when Barocco got away from Frederik Sorensen to nod past Gigi Buffon.

Marchisio had to wait until the 23rd minute to equalise with a splendid angled drive from Milos Krasic's assist.

Just 60 seconds later, Pirlo set up Marchisio down the left and his cross was easily tapped in by Matri.

Marchisio also had a hand in the third goal, as Quagliarella followed up the parry on his right-foot volley.

Sorensen made up for that earlier error by getting his head to an inspired Pirlo cross for the fourth.

Matri completed his brace just before half-time with a solo effort. Conte revolutionised the line-up after the break, as Matri was the only outfield player to keep his place.

Luca Toni scored from a Matri assist, then Simone Pepe was brought down for Matri to convert the penalty.

De Silvestro was on target along with another Toni header and Felipe Melo's long-range effort.

Pepe shone in the final stages, earning and converting another spot-kick before scoring the 12th goal with his charge down the right flank.

Juventus 12-1 Val Susa

Goals: Baracco 14 (V), Marchisio 23, Matri 24, 45 pen 60, Quagliarella 28, Sorensen 32, Toni 53, 71, De Silvestro 62, Melo 82, Pepe pen 89, 90

Juventus First Half: Buffon (Storari 35); Lichtsteiner, Sorensen, Chiellini, Grygera; Krasic, Pazienza, Pirlo, Marchisio; Quagliarella, Matri

Juventus Second Half: Storari (Manninger 66); Motta, Bonucci, Barzagli, Ziegler; De Silvestro, Marrone, Melo, Pepe; Matri (Quagliarella 66), Toni

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