Juventus v Sassuolo LIVE: Juventus close in on opening day win after a Di Maria debut goal and Vlahovic brace!
Serie A / Matchday 1
Juventus Stadium / 15.08.2022
MATCH REPORT: DI MARIA IMPRESSES ON DEBUT AS JUVENTUS EASE TO OPENING DAY WIN
Di Maria scores on his Serie A debut as Juventus beat Sassuolo in style
End of 2nd Half
It's a big win for Juventus! They secure three points in their opening game of the season.
It ends Juventus 3-0 Sassuolo.
INTO ADDED TIME
There will be four minutes played at the end of the second half.
VLAHOVIC COMES CLOSE!
He's after that hat-trick! He drives towards Ayhan, Vlahovic gets a shot away on the edge of the box but a slight deflection steers the ball behind for a corner.
JUVENTUS WANT MORE
Kostic lets one fly from a difficult angle, but it's blocked and cleared.
CHANGE FOR THE VISITORS
JUVENTUS MAKE ANOTHER DOUBLE CHANGE
Locatelli and McKennie are replaced by Nicolo Rovella and Matias Soule.
BIG CHANCE FOR SASSUOLO!
Pinamonti is played in but is denied by Perin from close-range!
VLAHOVIC SEARCHES FOR HIS THIRD
The Serbian looks to get on the end of another cross, and opts for a powerful header as he climbs highest, but gets the execution all wrong.
We head for another short interval as the players take some water on board to combat the heat.
'WE WILL REMMEBER THIS PERFORMANCE'
Di Maria is replaced and recieves a standing ovation from the Juventus faithful. Fabio Miretti replaces him.
Ángel Di María
KOSTIC IN THE ACTION INSTANTLY
He's played in down the left flank and looks to deliver a cross, but it's comfortably cleared.
DOUBLE JUVENTUS CHANGE
Mattia De Sciglio and Filip Kostic are introduced.
Mattia De Sciglio
SASSUOLO MAKE A THIRD CHANGE
Pinamonti comes on in replace of Kyriakopoulos.
DANILO DOES WELL
He puts his body on the line to block a close-range effort and steer the dangerous shot away for a corner.
SURELY THAT'S GAME OVER
It's so sloppy from Sassuolo, they've given the ball away on the edge of the box and it's Di Maria who capitalises on a loose ball. He then finds Vlahovic, who makes no mistake from close-range. 3-0 Juventus.
GOAL! JUVENTUS 3-0 SASSUOLO (VLAHOVIC)
Vlahovic stretches Juventus' lead after an Sassuolo error at the back!
DI MARIA COMES CLOSE!
He cuts inside on his left foot and tries to curl an effort beyond Consigli but it's wide of the post.
We're back underway...
HALF TIME CHANGE
Raspadori comes off the bench for Sussuolo.