February 10, 2017
Napoli 2-0 Genoa
Piotr Zielinski 50’
Emanuele Giaccherini 68’
Juventus might be pulling away, but Napoli did their part get a victory over Genoa and make the title race competitive.
February 11, 2017
Fiorentina 3-0 Udinese
Borja Valero 41’
Khouma Babacar 62’
Federico Bernardeschi 80’(pen)
Fiorentina bounced back their defeat against Roma with a victory against Udinese.
February 12, 2017
Crotone 0-2 Roma
Radja Nainggolan 40’
Edin Dzeko 77’
As expected, Roma did not slip against relegation zoned Crotone and held on to the second-place spot in the league standings. Edin Dzeko missed a chance to double his score and give Roma an early lead when he failed to convert a penalty kick in the 17th minute. It was a goal that would have made Dzeko the top scorer in the league.
Palermo 1-3 Atalanta
Ivaylo Chochev 41’ Andrea Conti 19’
Alejandro Gomez 26’
Bryan Cristante 79’
It was a comfortable away victory for Atalanta against Palermo. Atalanta has gone straight league matches without a defeat and just a draw.
Sassuolo 1-3 Chievo Verona
Alessandro Matri 24’ Roberto Inglese 39’ 56’ 67’
Roberto Inglese scored a hattrick to bring Chievo Verona from a losing position to winning away at Sassuolo.
Inter Milan 2-0 Empoli
Antonio Candreva 54’
Inter Milan moved to fourth after a ‘2-0’ home victory over Empoli. Inter has won 8 of their last 9 league matches, with their only defeat against the league leaders and current champions; Juventus.
Torino 5-3 Pescara
Iago Falque 2’ Arlind Ajeti 74’(o.g)
Arlind Ajeti 9’ Ahmad Benali 75’ 83’
Andrea Belotti 15’ 61’
Adem Ljajic 53’
Three early goals in the first half gave Torino the perfect start to this fixture, but it was the two goals they scored in the first half that made the difference in this match.
Despite scoring three goals against Torino, bottom table Pescara finished at the wrong end of an 8-goal thriller.
Sampdoria 3-1 Bologna
Luis Muriel 82’(pen) Blerim Dzemaili 19’
Patrik Schick 83’
Ibrahima Mbaye 88’(o.g)
Sampdoria scored got three goals in the final ten minutes of regulation time to finish victorious over Bologna.
Cagliari 0-2 Juventus
Gonzalo Higuaín 37’ 48’
Gonzalo Higuain scored two goals to send his tally to 18 goals in the season to tie Edin Dzeko as the top scorers in Serie A.
The best part is that Juventus won as a result of these two goals.
February 13, 2017
Lazio 1-1 AC Milan
Lucas Biglia 45’+1’(pen) Suso 85’
A late goal for Milan allowed them to deny Lazio the opportunity to move into the top four in the league standings.