THT reviews Match Week 12 of Italian Serie A
Juventus moved three points clear at the top of the table after Roma suffered a 2-0 loss away at the Stadio San Paolo. Lazio continued their impressive winning run while both the Milan clubs suffered embarrassing defeats. Napoli stun Roma in Derby Del Sole Napoli recorded a comfortable 2-0 win over league leaders AS Roma at the Stadio San Paolo on Saturday afternoon. An early goal in the first half from Gonzalo Higuan set them on their way, before Jose Callejon put the game beyond Roma’s reach in the 84th minute. Napoli had the ball in the back of the net in the first minute when Faouzi Ghoulam’s cross was diverted into his own net by Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis but it was correctly ruled out for offside. But just a minute later Gli Azzurri did take the lead when Gonzalo Higuan got on the end of a deflected Lorenzo Insigne shot to score acrobatically. Constant pressing in the […]
AC Milan took full advantage of Juventus not playing this weekend by scraping past Udinese to leapfrog Juve. Internazionale gave Novara their first Serie A away win in more than half a century in a match which is sure to mount pressure on Ranieri, AS Roma also lost while Lazio and Napoli earned all three points.
As many as 29 goals were scored during the high-scoring Serie A weekend. Fans of Calcio were treated to breath-taking goals, controversies and outstanding games in this penultimate round of Serie A before Italian football takes a winter break.
Milan failed to capitalize on their lead at the top when they drew at home. Internazionale, on the other hand also drew their match to ease some pressure on the league leaders, Milan. Also, we saw one of the most exciting derbies this weekend, the Derby della Capitale. Read on to find out more.