Serie A: Mirko Vucinic double helps Juventus down Pescara

Vucinic scored twice in the second half to give Juve, who were playing without Andrea Barzagli, Giorgio Chiellini and Gianluigi Buffon a 2-1 victory.

updated: April 07, 2013 10:43 IST
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Milan: A brace from Mirko Vucinic helped Juventus to a 2-1 victory over a heroic Pescara and a 12-point lead over Napoli in Italy's Serie A on Saturday.

Four days ahead of a crucial Champions League quarter-final second leg at home to Bayern Munich, Juventus - with 59 goals boasting the league's best attack prior to this fixture - were up against the league's bottom side, who had shipped 61 in 30 games.

And the loss of defenders Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chiellini, through suspension, and 'keeper Gianluigi Buffon, who was suffering from flu, never looked likely to give the visitors any hope of scoring an upset.

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