A roundup of all the weekend’s motion in Serie A, the place Juventus dropped factors for the third time this season, and Napoli and Inter Milan every snatched three factors with out a lot time to spare…
Juventus 1-1 Hellas Verona
It’s nonetheless early — very early — however it’s under no circumstances a stretch to say Juventus haven’t began the season wherever close to the place they’ll want to achieve with a view to declare their tenth straight Serie A title. With two wins and three attracts from their first 5 video games, Andrea Pirlo’s facet stays unbeaten with out ever getting previous second gear… but.
Sunday noticed Juventus stage a late comeback to salvage a house level in opposition to Hellas Verona. Andrea Favilli swept Verona forward proper on the hour mark, however Juve pulled stage by Dejan Kulusevski’s sensible particular person effort within the 77th minute.
Benevento 1-2 Napoli
Napoli retained second place with a comeback victory in one thing of a household affair on Sunday.
Roberto Insigne, who graduated from the Napoli academy and made one look earlier than leaving the membership, opened the scoring on the half-hour mark. Proper on schedule, precisely half-hour later, Lorenzo Insigne — you guessed it, Roberto’s older and better-known brother — equalized with a spectacular strike from outdoors the penalty space.
Seven minutes after that, Andrea Petagna — no relation to both Insigne, consider it or not — turned residence a cut-back ball from Matteo Politano to make it 2-1 and preserve Gennaro Gattuso’s facet a degree away from Inter Milan and two above Juventus.
Genoa 0-2 Inter Milan
Inter Milan didn’t have to return from behind to win, however they did depart Saturday’s journey to Genoa hanging within the steadiness far longer than Antonio Conte would have appreciated.
Ultimately, it was Romelu Lukaku, as is so usually the case for Inter Milan, who broke the impasse after 64 minutes. Danilo D’Ambrosio made it 2-0 within the 79th minute to seal three factors on the heels of drawing and shedding of their final two video games.
Different Serie A outcomes
Sassuolo 3-3 Torino
Atalanta 1-3 Sampdoria
Lazio 2-1 Bologna
Cagliari 4-2 Crotone
Parma 2-2 Spezia
Fiorentina 3-2 Udinese
Monday’s Serie A schedule
AC Milan v Roma — 3:45 pm ET
Serie A roundup: Juventus drop factors once more; Napoli, Inter win late initially appeared on NBCSports.com