Juventus, what a Joya! The Bianconeri resorted to Argentinian striker Paulo Dybala to bend Milan’s strenuous resistance and retain their top spot in the Serie A table, one point ahead of Inter. The Old Lady danced a dangerous waltz with the Devil, but eventually came out as winner thanks to their cynicism, making the best out of one of their few scoring chances.
Juventus won the Derby d’Italia, and what a strong statement they made. The Bianconeri are once again the number one pretender to the title as they raided San Siro to regain the solitary lead of the Serie A league table. It was mostly a victory of Maurizio Sarri, who started with Paulo Dybala and finished with Gonzalo Higuain. Both strikers made it to the scorecard.
Our weekly selection of the Top Serie A goals inevitably picked a few samples from the goalfest in the Stadio Olimpico between Lazio and Benevento. However, even the big match Juventus-Milan featured some excellent scoring to be featured in our gallery. And while SPAL proved to be stronger that unfavorable refereeing decisions – and did it with some showmanship of bel gioco – the prize for the best goal of the week lands in Milano, and in the capable hands of Ivan Perisic.
If Juventus end up extending their Scudetto streak to seven titles, Massimiliano Allegri and his boys will remember those minutes when they managed to switch the momentum of last night’s match with Milan as one of those moments that made the difference. With a wheezing Napoli being held onto a 1-1 draw by Sassuolo earlier in the afternoon, the Old Lady widened again their gap versus them after beating the Rossoneri 3-1.