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Arrezzo's late goals snag Juventus tie


Juventus allowed two goals in the final 10 minutes on Friday and was held to a 2-2 draw by Arezzo in Italian Serie B soccer.

David Trezeguet and Raffaele Palladino scored for Juventus in the 58th and 65th minutes, but Daniele Martinetti converted a penalty for Arezzo in the 80th and connected on a header in the 83rd.

Juventus dropped one point behind the league's leaders, Rimini and Piacenza, although the Bianconeri have played one fewer game.

Juventus has a nine-point penalty from the Italian match-fixing scandal.

It was the first time Juventus failed to win at home this season. The club's only loss this season came in August to Napoli in a penalty shootout during the Italian Cup.

Arezzo ended the game with 10 men after Ernesto Terra was given a red card for taking down Juventus captain Alessandro del Piero in the 90th.

Del Piero sent a header off the crossbar in the 15th.

It was Juventus' first home game since two of the club's youth players drowned in an accident at the club's training facility last week. Several fan banners in the stadium paid tribute to the two players.

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