Allegri thrilled with 'mature' Juventus

Substitute Alvaro Morata lit up a lacklustre performance from the Serie A leaders at Stadio Renzo Barbera with a superb curling effort in the 70th minute.

That proved enough for champions Juve to stretch their lead over second-placed Roma, who do not play until Monday, to 14 points and head coach Allegri praised a job well done against a Palermo side who had not lost their previous 10 home games.

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