Sports News of Sat, 15 Apr 20170

Kwadwo Asamoah in action in Juventus triumph over Sulley Muntari's Pescara

Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah played the entire duration for Juventus as they beat Sulley Muntari's Pescara 2-0 in the Italian Serie A on Saturday.

Asamoah was instrumental in the victory with Gonzalo Higuain bagging a brace to give Juventus a 2-0 victory away to Pescara.

Muntari played just before 58 minutes before he was substituted by Ahmed Benali as a precautionary measure after the Ghanaian received the yellow card early in the game.

The victory ensured that Asamoah's side extended their Serie A lead, but Paulo Dybala went off with an ankle injury.

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The Bianconeri didn’t rest as many players as one would expect after a 3-0 Champions League victory over Barcelona and that could prove costly, as La Joya sprained his ankle following a particularly crunching Sulley Muntari tackle.

Higuain had the match wrapped up with two goals before half-time, one set up for him brilliantly by Juan Cuadrado, the other from Mario Mandzukic’s knock-down.

Zdenek Zeman’s Pescara failed to make much of an impact and remain rooted to the foot of the Serie A table.

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