Del Piero suffers injury to the face
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Juventus captain Alessandro Del Piero needed eight stitches after being kicked in the face during today's 2-0 win over Cesena.

Del Piero had to be carried from the field on a stretcher with blood streaming from his face just eight minutes after having come on as a substitute.

He had been accidentally kicked in the head by Cesena's Marco Rossi. "He never lost consciousness and the wound was sewn up at the stadium with eight stitches," said a Juve statement. "Our captain will however be taken to hospital for the normal controls."