January 21, 2017
Chievo Verona 0-3 Fiorentina
Cristian Tello 18’
Khouma Babacar 52’(pen)
Federico Chiesa 90’+4’
After defeating the league leaders in their previous fixture, Fiorentina went away and made their league victories consecutive when they left Chievo Verona with all three points and scored all three goals of the match.
AC Milan 1-2 Napoli
Juraj Kucka 37’ Lorenzo Insigne 6’
Jose Maria Callejon 9’
Despite fighting hard in the second half to turn things around, AC Milan fell at home to Napoli.
Two early goals were enough for Napoli to secure the third place in the Serie A standings.
January 22, 2017
Juventus 2-0 Lazio
Paulo Dybala 5’
Gonzalo Higuain 17’
Juventus holds on to the number one spot in Serie A for another round.
The Argentinian attacking duo provided the early goals that saw Juventus bounce back from the defeat to Fiorentina with a victory over Lazio.
Genoa 2-2 Crotone
Giovanni Simeone 43’ Federico Ceccherini 54’
Lucas Ocampos 66’(pen) Giammarco Ferrari 74’
Crotone needed more than a draw from this fixture, but coming back on two occasions to get an away point would be something they can build on as they try to find a way to climb out of the relegation zone.
Palermo 0-1 Inter Milan
Joao Mario 65’
Palermo did their best to avoid a home defeat from Inter Milan.
Inter Milan extended their winning run in the Serie A to six games in a row after an away win against a struggling Palermo side.
Pescara 1-3 Sassuolo
Jean-Christophe Bahebeck 56’ Alessandro Matri 2’ 73’
Lorenzo Pellegrini 65’
Cristiano Biraghi missed a late penalty that could have soften the loss at home for Pescara.
Alessandro Matri scored a brace to sandwich Lorenzo Pellegrini’s goal for Sassuolo to get an away victory at Pescara.
Sassuolo had to come back and find a winner after their early lead at the start of the match was canceled out by Bahebeck’s second half goal for Pescara.
Bologna 2-0 Torino
Blerin Dzemaili 43’ 83’
Blerin Dzemaili scored a goal towards the end of each half was how Bologna defeated Torino and moved up to four points away in the league standings.
Empoli 1-0 Udinese
Levan Mchedlidze 82’
Empoli has taken points in their last three Seria A matches, two wins, and a draw. These points keep Empoli in a safe distance despite being right above the relegation zone.
Empoli scored late to give Udinese their third consecutive league defeat.
Atalanta 1-0 Sampdoria
Alejandro Gomez 55’(pen)
A second half penalty allowed Atalanta to get the goal that gave them a home victory over Sampdoria.
The victory allowed Atalanta to leap over AC Milan and stay on the heels of Inter Milan and the remaining teams that are currently occupying the top five position in Serie A.
Roma 1-0 Cagliari
Edin Dzeko 55’
It was back to back ‘1-0’ league wins for Roma.
Edin Dzeko 14th goal in the league for this season saw Roma to a home victory and remain a point behind Juventus.