ITALIAN SERIE A
Inter Milan gained more traction in the lead after a Milan derby win.
Juventus with a game in hand are now four points from second place AC Milan.
Roma dropped points and dropped a position to 4th.
Atalanta takes 5th place from Napoli.
LEADING GOAL SCORERS
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – 18 goals
Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan) – 17 goals
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan), Luis Muriel (Atalanta), and Ciro Immobile (Lazio) – 14 goals each
Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan) – 13 goals
FIORENTINA 3-0 SPEZIA
Goal Scorers – Fiorentina – Dusan Vlahovic 48′ Gaetano Castrolilli 64′ Valentin Eysseric 82′
CAGLIARI 0-1 TORINO
Goal Scorers – Torino Gleison Bremer 76′
LAZIO 1-0 SAMPDORIA
Goal Scorers – Lazio – Luis Alberto 24′
GENOA 2-2 HELLAS VERONA
Goal Scorers – Genoa – Eldor Shomurodov 48′ Milan Badelj 90+5′
Goal Scorers – Hellas Verona – Ivan Ilic 17′ Marco Farano 61′
SASSUOLO 1-1 BOLOGNA
Goal Scorers – Sassuolo – Francesco Caputo 52′
Goal Scorers – Bologna – Roberto Soriano 17′
PARMA 2-2 UDINESE
Goal Scorers – Parma – Andreas Cornelius 3′ Juraj Kucka 32′(pen)
Goal Scorers – Udinese – Stefano Okaka 64′ Bram Nuytinck 80′
AC MILAN 0-3 INTER MILAN
Goal Scorers – Inter Milan – Lautaro Martinez 6′ 57′ Romelu Lukaku 66′
ATALANTA 4-2 NAPOLI
Goal Scorers – Atalanta -Duvan Zpata 52′ Robin Gonsens 64′ Luis Muriel 71′ Cristian Romero 79′
Goal Scorers – Napoli -Piotr Zieliński 58′ Robin Gonsens 76′(og)
BENEVENTO 0-0 ROMA
JUVENTUS 3-0 CROTONE
Goal Scorers – Juventus – Cristiano Ronaldo 38′ 45+1′ Weston McKennie 66′
Fiorentina won the match in the second half to end a run of successive defeats. A 3-0 win against Spezia was also a result that ended Spezia’s run of consecutive league wins.
Torino managed to leave Cagliari with a narrow 1-0 win. They widened the gap between the two sides while denying Cagliari the chance to move out of the relegation zone.
Luis Alberto’s goal got Lazio the three points at home against Sampdoria. It somehow made up for the 3-0 defeat in the reverse fixture.
Milan Badelj’s goal in the final minute of the game allowed Genoa to avoid defeat at home to Hellas Verona. The result extended Genoa’s unbeaten run in the league to 7 games; despite back to back draws.
Sassuolo managed a point at home against a 10-man Bologna side.
Udinese avoided consecutive defeat by coming from 2 goals down to leave with a point against Parma. The result meant Parama’s last 15 games have come without a win. 14 of those games are league matches. 9 defeats (8 in the league) from 15 games.
Inter Milan kept top spot in the Serie A after getting their revenge for results from the reverse fixture; and kicked off another winning streak in the derby.
Inter Milan moved 4 points clear in the Italian Serie A title race after Lautaro Martinez contributed a goal in each half to get them to a 3-0 win against AC Milan.
Atalanta got the bigger position of the 6 goals scored after the 50th minute. Atlatant won 4-2 at home against Napoli.
Roma were held to a goalless draw at Benevento.
A Cristiano Ronaldo’s first half brace led Juventus to a 3-0 win against bottom table Crotone.