Catch your breath tonight, for the first confrontation between the top 2 team in Serie A 2017-18. Napoli and Inter will face each other at San Paolo Stadium, with the Partenopei trying to place a wider gap among themselves and the pursuing pack. Conversely, if Nerazzurri were to win, they would reach Napoli at the top spot of the league table.
…and now it’s eight. Eight wins out of eight games for Napoli, who made full score in Rome for the second time this season. After having thrashed Lazio 4-1 in the 4th Round, the Partenopei beat Roma 1-0 tonight thanks to a lone goal by their home-grown star Lorenzo Insigne.
After one week of international break, and having seen the Azzurri experiencing their usual share of woes, it’s time for Italian fans to enjoy some domestic football again. Round 8 of Serie A, starting today, offers a rich menu full of games that could already shape the destiny of the involved teams, with at least three big matches, and many more interesting fixtures.
A goal by Edin Dzeko and Alessandro Florenzi’s first scoring after one year propitiated Roma’s 2-0 victory in San Siro against Milan. Coach Eusebio Di Francesco’s squad captured their fifth win in six Serie A games this year, while for Vincenzo Montella’s Rossoneri this is the second loss in a row, and the third one in seven matches played so far.
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How to change a game. Mauro Icardi lead his Inter to a 3-1 win at Stadio Olimpico, after Roma dominated the first half and hit