Juventus Vs. Chievo Verona: 2-2 Full Time, Old Lady Collapses

Juventus look like they're falling out of the race for European places, and it could have been much, much worse. After going up 2-0, Juventus conceded twice in one minute to let Chievo Verona pull level. However, each team should have scored many more times, and that score doesn't even begin to tell the story.

The opening goal was scored in the first half by Alessandro Del Piero, who converted a penalty after Simone Pepe was fouled. Juve came out of the gates guns blazing in the second half, and they doubled their lead after 55 minutes though Alessandro Matri, who had been largely ineffective before scoring. 

Chievo would get one back in the 68th minute, thanks to a Fernando Uribe goal, punched in after a scramble following a set piece. That was hardly stunning, but the shock came less than a minute later when the Juventus defense fell asleep and Gennaro Sardo scored a rebound goal after Sergio Pellissier hit the post. Then, things got really crazy.

Juventus looked like they were going to go ahead in the 82nd minute, but Matri hit the upright with his header inside of the box. Not long after dodging that bullet, Chievo got out onto the counter and created a great opportunity, as Pellissier won a race with Gigi Buffon, who was drawn 40 yards out of his box, then passed to Uribe. It appeared that Uribe had an easy goal with Buffon nowhere to be found, but he hit an extremely weak effort that was easily blocked by defender. It was a sitter worthy of the funniest football blooper reels in the world.

Ultimately, the game finished in a 2-2 draw, and that will feel as good as a win for the Chievo fans, despite Uribe's terrible miss. With this draw, they have guaranteed their Serie A status for another season.

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