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Juventus Stadium 18th May 2014 - Kick off 14:00 Ref: M Bergonzi

Juventus Juventus vs Cagliari Cagliari

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A Pirlo (8)
F Llorente (15)
C Marchisio (40)

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Ton up for champions Juve

Last Updated: 18/05/14 4:25pm

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Claudio Marchisio (right) of Juventus celebrates

Claudio Marchisio (right) of Juventus celebrates

Champions Juventus eased their way through the 100-point barrier, ending the season with a league record 102 thanks to a comfortable 3-0 win over Cagliari on the final day of the Serie A.

Before taking possession of their third straight Scudetto, and the 30th in the club's history, the Bianconeri saw off the Sardinians with yet another stylish performance, emphasising their superiority in Italian football once again this season.

Andrea Pirlo opened the scoring in the eighth minute with Fernando Llorente and Claiudio Marchisio also on target in a one-sided first half.

The Bianconeri then played the clock down as the fans showed their support for coach Antonio Conte, who has raised doubts over his future recently.

Cagliari had the first chance of the game with Victor Ibarbo's shot saved by Gianluigi Buffon, but the hosts soon took charge of the situation.

Pirlo shot just over the crossbar minutes before delivering one of his trademark free-kicks, curling the ball in off the underside of the crossbar.

A Pirlo corner in the 15th minute caused enough confusion inside the Cagliari penalty area for Llorente to take advantage and double Juve's lead from close range, effectively deciding the game against timid opponents.

Buffon denied Daniele Dessena in a one-on-one situation before Marchisio made it three five minutes before half-time from Llorente's pass.

Buffon was given a standing ovation as he left the field early in the second half, being replaced by Rubinho for his first appearance of the season and last for the club, while similar applause was reserved for Llorente and Pirlo, who were replaced by Daniel Pablo Osvaldo and Simone Pepe respectively.

The second half was all about warming up for the post-match celebrations with Juve rarely even trying to add a fourth.

Cagliari had a few chances to grab a consolation, but they did not seem to want to spoil the party either as Juve reached 102 points without breaking a sweat.

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Italian Serie A

Italian Serie A
Pos Team P Pts
1 Juventus 28 67
2 Roma 28 53
3 Lazio 28 52
4 Sampdoria 28 48
5 Napoli 28 47
6 Fiorentina 28 46
7 Torino 28 39
8 AC Milan 28 38
9 Genoa 27 37
10 Inter Milan 28 37
11 Palermo 28 35
12 Udinese 27 33
13 Empoli 28 33
14 Sassuolo 28 32
15 Chievo 28 32
16 Verona 28 32
17 Atalanta 28 26
18 Cagliari 28 21
19 Cesena 28 21
20 Parma 26 9