SERIE A SEASON 2017-18
Week 1503 Dec 2017
Benevento2 - 2Milan
Bologna1 - 1Cagliari
Crotone0 - 3Udinese
Fiorentina3 - 0Sassuolo
Inter5 - 0Chievo
Napoli0 - 1Juventus
Roma3 - 1Spal
Sampdoria1 - 2Lazio
Torino1 - 1Atalanta
Verona0 - 1Genoa
Benevento made history with their first ever Serie A point, earned by a last-gasp header from goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli on Gennaro Gattuso’s Milan debut.
Mattia Destro struck late on to cancel out the Joao Pedro opener, as Bologna and Cagliari shared the spoils at the Dall’Ara.
This bottom of the table clash between two teams separated by just goal difference is a real six-pointer.
Fiorentina ended their four-round win drought by flattening Sassuolo on the debut of their new Coach Beppe Iachini.
Inter are the new Serie A leaders after crushing Chievo 5-0 with an Ivan Perisic hat-trick, Mauro Icardi and Milan Skriniar goals.
Napoli saw their unbeaten Serie A record ended by Gonzalo Higuain’s early strike, as Juventus conquered the Stadio San Paolo.
Roma made short work of 10-man SPAL, who saw Dias Felipe sent off after 10 minutes, winning 3-1 with Edin Dzeko, Kevin Strootman and Lorenzo Pellegrini.
Lazio turned it all around to win 2-1 in the final 10 minutes, ending Sampdoria’s perfect home record with inspirational Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
Torino were held to a fourth draw on the bounce, as Josip Ilicic cancelled out the Nicolas N’Koulou opener for an Atalanta point.
It’s a relegation tussle and Genoa hope to continue their revival under Davide Ballardini, while Hellas Verona might’ve finally found their feet.