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A-League All Star 2-3 Juventus: Del Piero re-unites with former team-mates

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Del Piero and Pirlo
Former Juventus teammates reunite in a friendly match between Juventus and A-League All Star. 

Serie A champions Juventus secured a 3-2 victory against A-League All Star after scoring twice in the dying minutes of the game in a pre-season friendly encounter at Sydney's Olympic stadium.

Juventus, who started with a line-up including the likes of Andrea Pirlo, Gianluigi Buffon, Carlos Tevez, Fernando Llorente, Patrice Evra and Paul Pogba, were seen trailing a goal behind following a goal from Marcelo Carrusca within the first ten minutes of the match. 

Marcelo Carrusca opening the tally for the All Star team

Fernando Llorente scores the equaliser

Tomi Juric scores in the final 15 minutes of the game

Gianluigi Buffon’s incredible save denying a chance from Besart Berisha

However, the match wasn’t over yet, as the All Star players would have anticipated as a poor clearance from Michael Thwaite resulted in a late equaliser from Paul Pogba, followed by a winner from Simeone Pepe who scored from a long-range effort during additional time. 

Paul Pogba equals the score with an excellent effort

And, Simeone Pepe seals the victory with a winner

Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero, who is currently out of contract and a free-agent, started for the All Star team was the star of the night as the 55,364 fans at the stadium cheered for the Italian striker.


Edited by Staff Editor

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