Date:19th August 2013 at 1:45am
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Supercoppa Italiana 2013Lazio were trounced by Juventus 4-0 thanks to a second half blitz by the Bianconeri in the Supercoppa Italiana on Sunday evening.

After a fairly even opening period Antonio Conte’s men scored three goals in four minutes to claim the win.

 scored first before Giorgio Chiellini, , and Carlos Tevez helped the Bianconeri retain the Supercoppa crown.

Juventus Ratings

Gianluigi Buffon 7 – Made decisive interventions when needed. Good save from Radu and another when Klose was free.

Andrea Barzagli 7 – The best of the backbone. A number of excellent tackles which kept Juve in the game when they were only one up.

Leonardo Bonucci 6 – Was solid at the back. Dealt very well with Klose and rarely lost concentration.

Giorgio Chiellini 6.5 – Rewarded with a goal from an excellent counter attack. Another who was solid when defending, but rarely troubled.

Stephan Lichtsteiner 8 – The best player on the pitch. Completely owned the right hand side and was rewarded with two assists and a goal. Unstoppable.

Arturo Vidal 7 – Off the pace in the first half, but in the second devastated the Lazio midfield with a number of key passes and challenges.

Andrea Pirlo 6.5 – Usual from the Italian international. Cool and calm in possession plus excellent distribution.

Marchisio – N/A – Started well, but forced out early on due to knee issue.

Kwadwo Asamoah 6 – Performed reasonably well against Candreva limiting his runs. Whilst also getting forward himself on occasions.

Carlos Tevez 6.5 – Has yet to get to full fitness, but is settling in well and looks to have forged an early understanding with Vucinic. Rewarded with a goal on his first official match.

Mirko Vucinic 7 – Grew into the game with each passing minute and his vision created Lichtsteiner’s brilliant goal.

Substitutes

Paul Pogba (on 22 mins) – 7.5 – Came on and found the back of the net after two minutes which put Juve in the lead. Also got an assist on Tevez’s goal. Clearly on the up and a performance which showed his increasing maturity.

Martin Cacares (on 76 mins) – N/A

Angelo Ogbonna (on 81 mins) – N/A

Lazio Ratings

Federico Marchetti 5.5 – Did what he could but it wasn’t enough. To his credit the defence in front of him was beyond woeful.

Luis Cavanda 5.5 – In the starting eleven after around seven months out, and although not particularly back did find life difficult when Vucinic drifted to his side.

Giuseppe Biava 4 – Didn’t come back onto the pitch at half time. Completely at sea during which Juve scored three goals. His place in the side must surely be in question.

Andre Dias 4 – As Above. Error strewn second half period cost his side dear.

Stefan Radu 4 РA night to forget. Came up against a Stephan Lichtsteiner  in superb form and most full backs would have struggled to contain him. Did have one excellent shot well saved by Buffon in the first half.

Cristian Ledesma 5 – Inconsistent in the middle of the park. Tried to set the tempo and contain Juve, but did neither.

Lucas Biglia 5 – Again inconsistent. Showed a few good touches, but was left lacking by a superior opposition.

Antonio Candreva 6.5 – Was far and away Lazio’s biggest attacking threat. Got the better of Asamoah when he had the chance, though his delivery could have been better.

Hernanes 4.5 – Was he even playing? Almost invisible and didn’t provide Klose with any support whatsoever. Gave the Juventus defence a far too easy ride.

Senad Lulic 6 – He tried and to his credit looked lively in the opening half. But his influence gradually waned.

Miroslav Klose 5 – Has still to find the net against Juventus – eight matches and counting – Not entirely his fault, as Lazio failed to offer any support, though Bonucci, Barzagli and co. kept him under control. Showed his class by applauding Juve as they lifted the trophy.

Substitutes

Ederson (on 60 mins) – N/A

Sergio Floccari (on 60 mins) – N/A

Ogenyi Onazi (on 71 mins) – N/A