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Gonzalo grabs share for Juve; IN ASSOCIATION WITH SUNDAY MIRROR 16 07.05.2017 JUVENTUS 1 TORINO 1.

GONZALO HIGUAIN's lastminute goal denied 10-man Torino a shock derby win.

However, Torino succeeded in ending Juve's run of 33 successive home league wins and denied them the chance to wrap up the title this weekend.

Adem Ljajic gave Torino a 52nd-minute lead with an exquisite free-kick but the side were incensed when Afriyie Acquah was sent off five minutes later after two harsh yellow cards.

Torino were holding their own until Higuain, who started on the bench, collected the ball on the edge of the penalty area and beat Joe Hart with a shot of stunning precision into the bottom left-hand corner.

Torino hero Ljajic said: "It hurts too much and I am really disappointed to have conceded this goal, because we didn't deserve to lose the win at the 92nd minute.

"We didn't deserve this. [Afriyie] Acquah got the ball and it was obvious, but the referee read it that way.

"There are regrets, as we played a great derby, we gave our all as if it was the final game of our careers.

"We defended well and created many chances against a great side like Juve.

"I scored a wonderful goal, but I can't be happy - I thought we'd win."

With three matches to play Juventus are eight points ahead of Napoli who earlier beat Cagliari 3-1. AS Roma, who visit AC Milan today, are a further two points back in third.

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Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:May 7, 2017
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