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Juve warm up for FCB with a draw

Juventus' winning streak in the Italian Serie A has come to an end. Four days before the Champions League Round of 16 first leg against FC Bayern, Friday's encounter between the Italian record champions and Bologna ended in a goalless draw. Juve dropped points for the first time after winning 15 matches in a row and might lose their two-point edge over SSC Napoli at the top of the standings.

However, La Vecchia Signora did not field their best players in Bologna. Coach Massimiliano Allegri awarded a breather to world champion Sami Khedira and former Munich striker Mario Mandzukic, who resumed training during the week after recovering from injury. Both were not in the squad, whereas other key players like Juan Cuadrado and top scorer Paulo Dybala started on the bench before coming on in the second half.

Juventus line-up:
Buffon - Lichtsteiner, Barzagli, Bonucci, Evra - Sturaro, Marchisio, Pogba - Pereyra (Cuadrado 46) - Morata, Zaza (Dybala 68)