Serie A leaders were received with stones and bottles at Turin's Stadio Olimpico ahead of Sunday's city derby. Torino fans hurled stones and bottles at the Juventus team bus but none of the players was hurt, according to media reports.
Juventus defeated second-placed Lazio 2-0 at home on Saturday to take another huge step towards their fourth straight Serie A title and boost their confidence for Wednesday`s crunch Champions League clash in Monaco.
Lazio coach Stefano Pioli has played down suggestions that equalling Sven Goran Eriksson`s club record of nine consecutive wins will put them within sight of challenging Juventus for the Serie A title.
Inter Milan captain Andrea Ranocchia has called on the Serie A giants to appease long-suffering fans by dominating the derby against AC Milan on Sunday, when Lazio travel to leaders Juventus looking to cause an upset.
Miroslav Klose opened the scoring as Lazio secured a precious 3-1 away win at Cagliari to keep the pressure on city rivals Roma on Saturday as they battle for Serie A`s second automatic Champions League qualifying spot.
Lazio`s controversial president Claudio Lotito has caused uproar after a newspaper published a telephone conversation in which he made disparaging remarks about small clubs and Serie A chief Maurizio Beretta.