Soccer-Kean goal keep Juve in top six hunt
April 1 (Reuters) -Juventus needed a second-half goal by striker Moise Kean to seal a 1-0 home win over Hellas Verona on Saturday and stay in the hunt for a top-six finish and a place in Europe.
Victory left Massimiliano Allegri's side in seventh place with 44 points, three behind sixth-placed AS Roma, who will be in action on Sunday.
Kean sent Juve ahead 10 minutes into the second half, controlling a through ball from Manuel Locatelli inside the box and slamming it into the bottom corner.
The visitors tried to create pressure but struggled to break through Juve's tight defence and eventually ran out of steam.
Verona are in 18th place and five points adrift of the safety zone.
Reporting by Tommy Lund in Gdansk, editing by Pritha Sarkar
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