Paul Pogba inspires Juventus to comfortable victory over Chievo

Paul Pogba celebrates the opening goal for Juventus.


Paul Pogba showed why the top European teams are interested in him as he orchestrated a 2-0 win for Juventus against Chievo Verona, sending the defending champion provisionally eight points clear at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday.

Pogba scored a stunning opener on the hour mark and was instrumental in his team’s second, netted by Stephan Lichtsteiner.

Second-placed Roma visits Fiorentina later.

Meanwhile, there will be further debate about goal-line technology after Palermo had a goal ruled out in a 1-1 draw at Sampdoria, with the home side’s new signing Samuel Eto’o in attendance.

A stoppage-time goal gave Torino a 1-0 win at Inter Milan, its first since 1988, while a late strike also saw Cesena beat Parma 2-1 in a relegation battle.

Hellas Verona beat Atalanta 1-0.