Sunday November 26 2017
Juventus break down Crotone wall

Crotone frustrated Juventus, but they smashed their way through with Mario Mandzukic, Medhi Benatia and Mattia De Sciglio’s first ever goal.

The Bianconeri needed a boost after one point from their last two competitive games, but despite having 81% possession in the first half, they were locked on 0-0.

Benedikt Howedes was given his Serie A debut and was left with a bloody nose following an accidental collision with Ante Budimir.

Mandzukic finally got the breakthrough by steering in Andrea Barzagli’s cross with his looping header.

That opened the floodgates, followed by a scorcher from De Sciglio – his first ever professional goal at the 173rd game – and a Benatia tap-in.

It allowed Juventus to equal their own record by scoring for 43 consecutive Serie A games.

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