Date: 4th December 2015 at 10:47pm
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Lazio Juventus 2Lazio lost 2-0 to Juventus at the Stadio Olimpico on Friday night, as the The Old Lady moved just four points of first place in Serie A.

The Bianconeri opened the scoring in the seventh minute when Paulo Dybala’s shot was deflected into the net by Santiago Gentiletti. Massimiliano Allegri’s side were in control in the first-half and they added a second in the 32nd minute through Dybala. The Biancocelesti controlled the second-half but couldn’t find a way back into the game.

Juventus made a lightning start to the match and scored with their first chance. Alex Sandro delivered a solid cross which was poorly cleared by defender Mauricio. The ball fell to the in-form Dybala, whose fierce but wayward shot, was driven into the net by centre-back Gentiletti.

The Old Lady almost added to their lead in the 20th minute. Alex Sandro won the ball off Mauricio, before slipping in Kwadwo Asamoah, but Ghanian’s effort was deflected out for a corner by the recovering Mauricio.

Despite not dominating possession, Juventus were in cruise control and they extended their lead in 32nd minute.

Dybala, who was running the game, received a pass from Mario Mandzukic on the edge of the box, before the Argentinian audaciously flicked the ball up in the air and volleyed the ball past Federico Marchetti.

It was a truly beautiful strike which the Biancocelesti failed to respond to before half-time.

Unlike the first-half, the second half’s first 20 minutes was rather eventless as Lazio’s slow and dull play, failed to unlock the Bianconeri’s experienced defence.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic provided the Aquile’s first shot on target in the match, as he fired from 25 yards out, but his effort was straight at Gianluigi Buffon.

The Aquile were increasing the pressure and forced Buffon into a smart save when Miroslav Klose knocked the ball down Keita Balde, but his wicked shot lacked the placement needed to beat Buffon.

Lazio failed to create another chance of note as Juventus saw out the win in confident fashion.