- Associated Press - Saturday, October 31, 2015

ROME (AP) - Cast aside by Jose Mourinho at Chelsea, Juan Cuadrado is rediscovering his form at Juventus.

The quick-footed Colombia international scored three minutes into added time as Juventus avoided dropping further into crisis with a last-gasp 2-1 win over city rival Torino in a derby Saturday.

In Milan, Inter beat visiting Roma 1-0 to take the Serie A lead from the capital side as the league’s top defense kept a clean sheet against the most prolific attack.

Chile midfielder Gary Medel found the target for Inter with a long, low shot midway through the first half.

Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic was superb and Roma played the final 17 minutes with 10 men after Miralem Pjanic picked up a second yellow for a hand ball.

In Turin, Cuadrado beat his marker and slid into the box to redirect a cross from Alex Sandro seconds before the final whistle of an entertaining match at the Juventus Stadium.

“We battled to the end,” Cuadrado said. “It was tough against a great squad like Toro.”

Cesare Bovo had equalized early in the second half after Paul Pogba put Juventus ahead early on.

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci hit the crossbar in the 90th.

On loan from Chelsea, Cuadrado came on for the injured Sami Khedira early in the first half and scored his first goal for Juventus.

Cuadrado had excelled at Fiorentina before transferring to Chelsea midway through last season in a 4 ½-year deal worth more than 20 million pounds ($30 million).

Juventus moved into 10th place, level with Torino and Sampdoria nine points behind Inter, which moved one point ahead of Roma.

It was only the fourth win in 11 matches for Juventus, the four-time defending champion.

Meanwhile, Chelsea’s slump under Mourinho reached a new low after a 3-1 loss at home to Liverpool on Saturday, leaving the defending Premier League champion 14 points back.

Coming off a debilitating loss to Sassuolo, Juventus had another rough start when Khedira went off with an apparent muscle problem after just 10 minutes.

But after a hurried warmup, Cuadrado provided the cross that set up Pogba’s goal, aided by a fake from Paulo Dybala.

Appearing in his 100th Serie A match, Pogba showed off his skill set by controlling on his first touch then lifting in a long shot that banged in off the underside of the crossbar with his second touch.

Torino hadn’t been above Juventus in the standings at this point in the season since 1984-85 and the visitors didn’t appear intimidated.

Former Juventus forward Fabio Quagliarella missed a dangerous shot wide on the half-hour mark and Maxi Lopez also had chances to equalize before halftime.

Bovo’s goal came after his free kick banged off teammate Daniele Baselli. His second effort was so powerful that goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon hardly had the chance to react.

It was Bovo’s first goal in Serie A since May, 2011.

Juventus has conceded five goals from beyond the area, tied for the most in the league along with AC Milan - another struggling former power.

Buffon kept it level with a spectacular save following a header from Kamil Glik midway through the second half.

“We know we have extra safety in goal as Gigi does a great job,” Cuadrado said.

Bonucci nearly had the winner when his header hit the goalframe, and Claudio Marchisio’s rebound effort was stopped with a great save by Torino goalkeeper Daniele Padelli in the 90th.

Cuadrado’s first goal of the season came on a play began by Pogba, who picked Sandro out on the left wing. Cuadrado then beat Bruno Peres to redirect the cross and set off the celebrations.

Juventus visits Borussia Moenchengladbach on Tuesday in the Champions League. Roma hosts Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday.

Pjanic will miss the Rome derby next weekend.

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