Juventus made it 14 victories in 15 Serie A games this season when Mario Mandzukic’s second-half header gave them a 1-0 win over Inter Milan in a breathless Derby D’Italia on Friday after the visitors wasted their chances.
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) December 7, 2018
The Croat broke the deadlock in the 66th minute with his seventh league goal of the season after Juve survived a bout of first-half pressure which saw Roberto Gagliardini hit the post.
The home side’s win put them on 43 points out of a possible 45 at the top, 11 clear of second-placed Napoli who host Frosinone on Saturday, as they chase an eighth successive title.
Inter are third but are now 14 points behind the Turin side.
Inter, who have not won at Juventus for six years, had two good chances in quick succession during the first-half.
Inter penned Juventus back for the last few minutes and substitute Lautaro Martinez volleyed wide from a poor Cancelo clearance in stoppage time but they could not find an equaliser.