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Inswinging corner taken by Jakob Jantscher.
Jakob Jantscher takes a shot. Save by Alex Manninger.
Milos Krasic has a shot and went wide right of the net.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paolo De Ceglie by Roman Wallner. Free kick taken by Giorgio Chiellini.
The ball is sent over by Marco Motta, Rabiu Afolabi makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Franz Schiemer by Carvalho de Oliveira Amauri results in a free kick. Gerhard Tremmel takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by Jakob Jantscher from the right by-line, Headed effort from close range by Rabiu Afolabi goes wide left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Alessandro Del Piero, save by Gerhard Tremmel.
Eulogio Zarate leaves the field to be replaced by Jakob Jantscher.
The referee blows for offside. Alex Manninger takes the indirect free kick.
(Juventus) makes a substitution, with Marco Motta coming on for Zdenek Grygera.
The referee blows for offside against Roman Wallner. Alex Manninger takes the indirect free kick.
Alessandro Del Piero sends in a cross, save by Gerhard Tremmel.
Alessandro Del Piero sends in a cross, clearance by Ibrahim Sekagya.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Dusan Svento played to the near post, Mohamed Sissoko makes a clearance.
Effort on goal by Alessandro Del Piero from inside the box misses to the right of the target.
Carvalho de Oliveira Amauri challenges Franz Schiemer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Gerhard Tremmel.
Alessandro Del Piero fouled by Ibrahim Sekagya, the ref awards a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Alessandro Del Piero.
Milos Krasic has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Effort on goal by Christoph Leitgeb from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Dusan Svento, Leonardo Bonucci makes a clearance.
Roman Wallner takes a shot. Save made by Alex Manninger.
Dusan Svento takes a shot. Alex Manninger makes a save.
De Carvalho Felipe Melo on for Jorge Martinez.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Giorgio Chiellini by Eulogio Zarate. Eulogio Zarate goes into the book. Giorgio Chiellini restarts play with the free kick.
Martin Hinteregger has an effort at goal from long range that misses to the right of the goal.
The ball is sent over by Christoph Leitgeb, clearance made by Giorgio Chiellini.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Eulogio Zarate on Jorge Martinez. Direct free kick taken by Jorge Martinez.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Dusan Svento, clearance by Jorge Martinez.
Nikola Pokrivac fouled by Mohamed Sissoko, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Franz Schiemer.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christian Schwegler by Jorge Martinez. Jorge Martinez goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Ibrahim Sekagya.
Alessandro Del Piero produces a cross, Carvalho de Oliveira Amauri takes a shot. Save made by Gerhard Tremmel.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Eulogio Zarate by Mohamed Sissoko. Strike on goal comes in from Roman Wallner from the free kick.
David Mendes Da Silva goes off and Christoph Leitgeb comes on.
David Mendes Da Silva challenges Claudio Marchisio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Giorgio Chiellini takes the free kick.
Milos Krasic sends in a cross, Carvalho de Oliveira Amauri has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Paolo De Ceglie crosses the ball, Milos Krasic finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. SV Red Bull Salzburg 1-1 Juventus.Assist by Paolo De Ceglie.
Zdenek Grygera goes off and Milos Krasic comes on.
Simone Pepe leaves the field to be replaced by Milos Krasic.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Giorgio Chiellini by Roman Wallner. Free kick taken by Giorgio Chiellini.
Roman Wallner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Giorgio Chiellini. Giorgio Chiellini takes the direct free kick.
Dusan Svento finds the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. SV Red Bull Salzburg 1-0 Juventus.Assist on the goal came from David Mendes Da Silva.
Corner taken by Dusan Svento, Leonardo Bonucci manages to make a clearance.
David Mendes Da Silva takes a shot. Alex Manninger makes a brilliant save.
Alessandro Del Piero takes a shot. Ibrahim Sekagya gets a block in.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Dusan Svento, Leonardo Bonucci makes a clearance.
Leonardo Bonucci gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dusan Svento. Roman Wallner produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Carvalho de Oliveira Amauri challenges Christian Schwegler unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ibrahim Sekagya takes the free kick.
Foul by Eulogio Zarate on Alessandro Del Piero, free kick awarded. Alessandro Del Piero produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Gerhard Tremmel makes a save.
Roman Wallner takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Carvalho de Oliveira Amauri.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Rabiu Afolabi on Jorge Martinez. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Alessandro Del Piero, clearance made by Christian Schwegler.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Eulogio Zarate on Alessandro Del Piero. Giorgio Chiellini restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Dusan Svento from the left by-line, save by Alex Manninger.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jorge Martinez on Eulogio Zarate. Christian Schwegler takes the free kick.
Eulogio Zarate takes a shot. Alex Manninger makes a save.
The referee gets the game started.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
The referee starts the second half.
The referee blows for the end of the match.
Del Neri wants repeat of Juve league form
Juventus coach Luigi Del Neri expects his team to take their recent league form into Europe when they visit Salzburg in a clash between two teams looking to record their first win in Group A.
Juve have not lost in six European games this season but draws against Lech Poznan and Manchester City have left them third in the standings.
Lech and Man City lead the pool, two points clear of the Italians, while Salzburg lie bottom after two consecutive defeats.
Juve head into the encounter in Austria on the back of a 4-0 triumph over Lecce.
Last weekend's result lifted the Turin giants to fifth in the standings and extended their unbeaten run to three matches.
"I've seen a general improvement," said Del Neri, who joined Juve this summer. "My players are giving their best and the atmosphere is serene.
"There's the will by everyone to do well."
Juve defender Marco Motta hopes his side take that form onto the European stage.
"We got a fantastic win against Lecce," he said. "We must give continuity to this result starting from Thursday's match.
"We need a determined Juve in order to obtain the three points in Europe that we have yet to conquer."
Juve will have an inspired Alessandro Del Piero.
The Bianconero captain scored at the weekend to match the record of 178 goals for the club set by legend Giampiero Boniperti.
Del Piero is the least of Salzburg coach Huub Stevens' concerns. The Austrians go into the encounter at the Red Bull Arena hoping to spark their season into life.
Sunday's 2-0 home defeat to Kapfenberger dropped Salzburg to seventh in a 10-team league.
The Austrians have also struggled in Europe and have not scored in their group matches so far.
"Juve are more than just Del Piero," said Stevens.
"They are a team with plenty of potential and class.
"I think and hope that we can also show our strength on Thursday. The atmosphere in the team is good, even though everyone is disappointed.
"We are trying to keep enjoyment levels high in training, but we need wins to do that as it is the only way out of the crisis."
Juve held in Austria
Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw by Europa League Group A basement team Salzburg at the Bullen-Arena.
The Austrians were the better team in the first half and took the lead before half-time through Dusan Svento.
Juventus drew level in the 48th minute when substitute Milos Krasic made a swift impact two minutes after coming off the bench.
The result will be of little comfort for Juventus coach Luigi Del Neri, whose side are winless after recording their third consecutive draw in the competition.
The Italians stand third in the group, four points behind leaders Manchester City and one point adrift of Lech Poznan.
Salzburg lie at the foot of the pool with one point from three games.
The first chance came after eight minutes as Gonzalo Zarate's strike from outside the area went wide of Juventus goalkeeper Alexander Manninger's far post.
In the 25th minute, Alessandro Del Piero warmed the palms of Gerhard Tremmel with a stinging drive from 30 yards which the goalkeeper saved.
At the other end, Manninger was forced to fully stretch to clear David Mendes Da Silva's effort from long range.
It was Salzburg who would find the net first, though, as Mendes Da Silva fed Svento and he coolly fired home from 12 yards, leaving Manninger with no chance to save.
Del Neri decided to make a change early in the second half with Krasic replacing Zdenek Grygera.
It proved a wise move with Krasic scoring the equaliser soon after.
Krasic got behind Paolo De Ceglie's cross from the left and fired from six yards past Tremmel.
The home side immediately went in search of a winner and Roman Wallner brought a good save out of Manninger just minutes after the hour mark.
Shortly after, Christoph Leitgeb's volley went just wide of the far post.
With 20 minutes remaining, Del Piero fired high and wide from 25 yards as Juventus struggled to put a good move together.
The hosts could have clinched victory deep in stoppage time but Manninger made a crucial save from substitute Jakob Jantscher's right-footed shot from the heart of the penalty area.
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