A roundup of the entire weekend’s ends in Serie A, the place AC Milan cruised to a different win to stay unbeaten and prime of the desk, Juventus drew a newly promoted aspect, and Napoli thrashed Roma and did so to honor the membership’s late icon, Diego Maradona…
AC Milan 2-0 Fiorentina
AC Milan stay prime of the Serie A desk and their unbeaten begin to the 2020-21 season (7W-2D-0L) continues after securing a victory and clear sheet towards struggling Fiorentina on Sunday.
Stefano Pioli’s aspect didn’t want lengthy to ascertain its two-goal lead — simply 27 minutes, in reality — as Alessio Romagnoli and Franck Kessie successfully put the sport to mattress earlier than the half-hour mark.
Romagnoli made the late-arriving, back-post run to go residence Hakan Calhanoglu’s nook kick. Kessie transformed from the penalty spot after Alexis Saelemaekers was taken down simply earlier than getting a shot away one-on-one with the goalkeeper.
Benevento 1-1 Juventus
Issues began fairly nicely for Juventus, who went forward via Alvaro Morata’s Twenty first-minute strike, however it all took a flip for the more severe shortly thereafter, and for the worst very late on.
Benevento pulled degree in first-half stoppage time, when Gaetano Letizia despatched a really hopeful shot/pleasant cross into the six-yard field from a really tight angle on the fitting. Nobody obtained a contact to it in the long run, and that’s simply effective for Benevento because it bounced off the within of the far put up and into the online.
On prime of the consequence, which sees them fall to 6 factors behind AC Milan, Juventus will even be with out Morata, their second-top scorer, for his or her subsequent league sport (not less than) as he was proven a straight pink card for dissent instantly following the ultimate whistle.
Napoli 4-0 Roma
As has been the case since his passing on Wednesday, Diego Maradona was entrance and middle within the hearts and minds of everybody related to Napoli as they took on Roma on Sunday.
Napoli delivered a consequence — and a efficiency — worthy of honoring the legendary Argentine and adopted Neapolitan, and so they did so whereas carrying these completely gorgeous shirts impressed by the Argentine flag, for Maradona.
Lorenzo Insigne opened the scoring after 31 minutes, following by Fabian Ruiz within the sixty fourth, Dries Mertens within the 81st and Matteo Politano within the 86th.
Different Serie A outcomes
Sassuolo 0-3 Inter Milan
Atalanta 0-2 Hellas Verona
Lazio 1-3 Udinese
Bologna 1-0 Crotone
Cagliari 2-2 Spezia