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Buffon sets Serie A record for longest run without conceding

March 20, 2016 22:11 IST
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Gianluigi Buffon

IMAGE: Juventus' goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon celebrates at the end of the match. Photograph: Giorgio Perottino/Reuters.

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon set a Serie A record by completing 930 minutes without conceding a goal during his side's match against Torino on Sunday.

The 38-year-old overtook Sebastiano Rossi's previous best of 929 minutes, for AC Milan in 1993-94, by keeping his goal intact for the first four minutes of the match, having kept clean sheets in each of the 10 previous games.

He last conceded a goal in the 64th minute of the 2-1 win over Sampdoria on Jan 10. Buffon has been ever-present for Juventus in the league since then.

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