Serie A Wrap: Napoli close gap on Roma but Juve soars
Serie A By: Linus Onyeze | 19/12/2016
Napoli are now within a point of second in Serie A after they beat Torino 5-3.Juventus overcame a stern test of their character to remain top of the table as another round of games in Serie A were decided over the weekend.There were also some other interesting results from the weekend, as we take a look at how it panned out in Italy’s top flight over the weekend.Read also: Naija players abroad: Enyeama suffers, Oboabona sees redJuventus 1-0 RomaThe star match of the weekend, as first met second in Serie A, and it was the defending champions who smiled home in the end with maximum points. Gonzalo Higuain’s 14th minute goal was all they needed to stretch their lead at the top to seven points.AC Milan 0-0 AtalantaMilan’s resurgence was halted when they were held to a goalless draw at the San Siro. The Rossoneri couldn’t break down their visitors and they missed a chance match Roma on the same number of points.Napoli 5-3 TorinoThe Naples club took advantage of Milan and Roma’s faltering to advance their title ambitions and climb to third on the table and are now within a point of Roma in second place.
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