SUNDAY 11 MAY 2014: Juventus have won Serie A on the final day of the Italian league season. The top three sides were separated by just two points ahead of today’s fixtures, but Juventus’s 4-0 defeat of Parma was enough to see them hold on to top spot.
Roma lost 2-1 at Udinese which killed their title hopes, which were ultimately irrelevant due to Juve’s win and their vastly superior goal difference. AC Milan came away from Reggina with a 3-0 win, doing all they could do, but they were hoping for a shock defeat in Turin which didn’t happen.
Parma manager Robert Donadoni has parted company with the club following their defeat, which ended a very disappointing season. Parma finished 14th and only won one of their last 15 matches in all competitions.
BVB put out a strong reserve sides today, after the first team’s win over Werder Bremen yesterday featured eleven changes to the starting XI from the previous weekend’s fixture. Daniel Ginczek scored twice in two minutes mid-way through the first half before Freiburg II drew level through a brace from Sebastian Kerk, the equaliser coming from a fantastic 85th-minute 30-yard free-kick.
Abbas Hammoud won the match for Dortmund II with two minutes to go when he stayed forward at a set piece and drilled a shot home.
The U19s were also in action today, in an entertaining 3-3 draw with St Pauli. Dortmund were two down before the break with Julian Mentz scoring twice for the visitors before Josef Bungert and Ilker Aydin drew BVB level with twenty minutes to play. Bungert added his second late on, but St Pauli were determined to sign-of at home with a point, and grabbed a late equaliser from the edge of the box in the final minute through Mark Reincke.