Juventus revives European hopes in the Italian league

Rome: Veteran defender Leonardo Bonucci led his team Juventus to a thrilling victory over his host Venezia 2-1 on Sunday in the 35th leg of the Italian championship. And the first half ends with Juventus in advantage with a goal from Bonucci in the seventh minute. Mattia Aramo drew for Venezia in the 71st minute, but after just five minutes Bonucci scored the winning goal for Juventus. The victory brought Juventus to 69 points in fourth place and Venezia’s balance sheet stopped at 22 points at the end, taking a new step towards relegation. (Dpa)