Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stoppage-time penalty to clinch a dramatic 2-1 win over 10-man Genoa
Moments after the Portugal forward saw a goal disallowed by VAR, he converted in the sixth minute of stoppage time.
Genoa played for more than half an hour with a numerical disadvantage after Francesco Cassata was sent off.
Leonardo Bonucci’s header had put the hosts ahead before Christian Kouame’s miskick fooled keeper Gianluigi Buffon.
Buffon, 41, was making a record-equalling 513th league appearance for the 35-time Italian champions, moving him level with forward Alessandro del Piero.
Juventus also ended the game with 10 men after substitute Adrien Rabiot saw red in the late stages, but it did not stop them scraping an important win following Ronaldo’s intervention.
SAVE! Radu parries Dybala long shot
Dybala is looking full of confidence and after cutting in from the right-hand side of the field, drills a well-struck shot over the top of Radu’s goal.
GOAL! Juventus 1-0 Genoa (Bonucci)
GOAL! Juventus take the lead! Following a corner from the left, Bentancur dangerously whips the ball into the box and Bonucci is able to get ahead of Radu and steer the delivery into the top left corner. 1-0.
GOAL! Juventus 1-1 Genoa (Kouame)
GOAL! Genoa are level! The hosts fail to clear their lines and Agudelo slides the ball into the path of Kouame. From a few yards outside the area, the forward strikes his effort against his left leg, which wrong-foots Buffon before falling into the bottom right corner. 1-1.
Second Yellow Card! Cassata sent off
RED CARD! Cassata cynically pulls Dybala’s shirt on two occasions as the attacker looked to break, and the referee shows him a second yellow card. Genoa are down to 10 men.
Red card in Turin! Francesco Cassata has been shown a second yellow card by Antonio Giua.
Red Card! Marchetti sent off
ANOTHER RED CARD! Following Pandev’s foul on Dybala, Marchetti, an unused substitute, has been shown a red card by the referee for disputing the decision.
CLOSE! Radu denies Bernardeschi’s effort
GOOD CHANCE! After setting the ball out of his feet, Bernardeschi drives a low shot towards goal from outside the box. The well-struck effort looked destined for the bottom left corner, but Radu dove down quickly to steer the shot behind for a corner.
CHANCE! Ronaldo’s header wide out
OPENING! Dybala cuts in from the right-hand side and floats a cross into the far post for Ronaldo to attack. The striker peeled away from Zapata but sent his header wide to the left of Radu’s goal.
Red card! Rabiot sent off.
RED CARD! Rabiot, who has only been on the field for a short period of time, is shown a second yellow card for sliding in late and from behind on Gumus. Juventus, much like Genoa, are now down to 10 men.
Ronaldo goal ruled out
GOAL DISALLOWED! Cuadrado gets away down the right-hand side of the penalty area and drills a low shot across the box. Ronaldo peels away from Zapata and turns the ball into the bottom right corner, but after consulting VAR, the goal is ruled out as the Portuguese attacker just strayed offside.
Penalty GOAL! Juventus 2-1 Genoa (Ronaldo)
GOAL! Ronaldo surely wins it! The experienced goalscorer stepped up the take the penalty and drilled it beyond Radu and into the bottom left corner. 2-1.