10-man Juve thrash Udinese 6-2 in Serie A
Udine (Italy): Midfielder Sami Khedira scored a hat-trick as a 10-man Juventus bounced back with a 6-2 away win over Udinese in the ninth round of Serie A football action.
Although Juventus' forward Mario Mandzukic was sent
off in the 26th minute, the defending champions on Sunday went on to notch their first league win in three matches, reports Efe.
Juventus had drawn against Atalanta away and lost 1-2 at home against Lazio coming into the game.
Despite the big score, Juventus had to sweat to seal the win over Udinese, which got on the board first thanks to a goal by Stipe Perica at the eight-minute mark.
An own goal by Udinese's Samir drew Juventus even, after which Germany midfielder Khedira struck thrice (20th, 59th and 87th minutes).
Defender Daniele Rugani (52nd) and midfielder Miralem Pjanic (90th) scored once apiece.
Danilo scored Udinese's second goal just two minutes into the second half.