Juventus 1 Torino 1: Last-gasp Higuain strike cancels out Ljajic stunner

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon | AP

However, Juve found themselves with a one-man advantage five minutes later when midfielder Afriyie Acquah was sent off for the visitors for his second yellow card.

The 32-times Italian champions face Lazio in the Italian Cup final next month and, after a 2-0 win over Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final, look to have one foot in the Cardiff final.

Torino keeper Joe Hart couldn't keep out Gonzalo Higuain's late strike.

Massimiliano Allegri spoke to Premium Sport after their 1-1 draw against Torino, here is what he had to say: "Both teams deserve credit tonight, especially Juventus".

It took until added time, though, for Juve to get back on level terms, and the point moved them eight points clear of Napoli, who climbed into second spot after a 3-1 victory over Cagliari.

Juventus spurned a slew of chances with Leonardo Bonucci smashing into the stands from six yards out, following Medhi Benatia's header hitting the crossbar.

With 24 Serie A goals so far, Argentina striker Higuain, who won the top scorer's "Capocannoniere" award with a record 36 goals for Napoli, is now one shy of Torino striker Andrea Belotti and Edin Dzeko of Roma.

"[Belotti is] a great champion and Italy's future" said Allegri at a press-conference. Roma could hand Juventus the title if it fails to match or beat the Bianconeri's result when it visits AC Milan on Sunday.

Dries Mertens opened the scoring after two minutes, before the Belgian doubled the in the 49th minute.

Mertens took less than two minutes to celebrate his birthday with the opening goal, getting in front of his marker to fire home Faouzi Ghoulam's cross for Napoli's 100th goal in all competitions.

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