SERIE A – Round 8
Napoli 3-1 Torino
Inter Milan 1-2 Roma
Empoli 1-3 AC Milan
Lazio 4-0 Spezia
Lecce 1-1 Cremonese
Sampdoria 0-3 Monza
Sassuolo 5-0 Salernitana
Atalanta 1-0 Fiorentina
Juventus 3-0 Bologna
Hellas Verona 1-2 Udinese
The occupants of the ‘top 6’ positions kept their place with a win.
Napoli and Atalanta lead the title race unbeaten.
Inter Milan dropped two positions down to 9th after a 2-1 home defeat against Roma.
Juventus entered the ‘top 7’ with a 3-0 win against Bologna.
Monza moved out of the relegation zone with another win.
Cremonese picked up a point in a 1-1 draw with Leece but remain at the bottom end of the league table with Sampdoria as the two teams without a win.
1| Napoli – 20 points
2| Atalanta – 20 points
3| Udinese – 19 points
4| Lazio – 17 points
5| AC Milan – 17 points
6| Roma – 16 points
7| Juventus – 13 points
8| Sassuolo – 12 points
9| Inter Milan – 12 points
10| Torino – 10 points
11| Fiorentina – 9 points
12| Spezia – 8 points
13| Lecce – 7 points
14| Salernitana – 7 points
15| Empoli – 7 points
16| Monza – 7 points
17| Bologna – 6 points
18| Hellas Verona – 5 points
19| Cremonese – 3 points
20| Sampdoria – 2 points
Napoli stayed unbeaten in the league after Khvicha Kvaratskhelia added a goal to Andre-Frank Anguissa’s two goals to get Napoli a ‘3-0’ first-half lead that led to a 3-1 home win against Torino.
Roma came from a goal down to take 3 points through a 2-1 win at the San Siro against Inter Milan. Both teams were coming from a defeat in their last league game. Chris Smalling scored the winning goal for Roma in the 75th minute to add to Paulo Dybala’s 39th-minute equalizing goals.
Fode Ballo’s first Serie A goal won AC Milan the match against Empoli.
Ante Rebic’s goal in the 79th minute looked like the game-winning goal until Nedim Bajrami scored from a freekick in the 2nd minute of the final added time to even the score for Empoli.
Fode Ballo restored AC Milan’s lead a minute later before Rafael Leao killed off the game in the 7th minute of the added time to get AC Milan a 3-1 win.
Back-to-back 4-0 win for Lazio.
Ciro Immobile would’ve joined the list of goalscorers if he converted an early penalty into a goal in the 3rd minute. Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s goals in the second half added to the goal from Mattia Zaccagni and Alessio Romagnoli in the first half to lead Lazio to a 4-0 win against Spezia.
Sampdoria remains without a win in the league while Monza doubled their win tally.
Monza followed their first win of the season (1-0 against Juventus) with another (3-0 away win against Sampdoria).
A back-to-back win for Sassuolo afer four league games without. Sassuolo thrashed Salenitana by 5 goals without getting a response. Salernitana’s only win this season has come against Sampdoria.
Cremonese stayed without a league win after sharing the points in a 1-1 draw with Lecce. Both teams had their goal through a penalty in the first half.
Ademola Lookman scored the only goal of the match in the 59th minute to keep Atalanta unbeaten in the league with a 1-0 win against Fiorentina.