Juventus fight to defeat Chievo Verona 2-1 - Player ratings

Struggling to entertain yet again, Juventus secured a hard fought 2-1 victory over Chievo Verona to reaffirm their motto: winning is the only thing that matters.  

Despite playing in a 4-3-3 shape that seemed to draw out the best of Miralem Pjanic, Juventus struggled to create any real opportunities in the first half. Rolando Maran's side defended with tenacity, closing off the spaces to force the Bianconeri into shooting from distance.     

With Juan Cuadrado offering the vertical edge and Pjanic providing the creativity, Juve's superior talent made the difference after the break as they looked to atone for their error that led to Chievo's equaliser from the penalty spot.

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