With goals from Cristiano and Dybala, the Colombian’s team won 2-1.
Juventus vs. Nápoli / AFP Photo
Juventus and their coach Andrea Pirlo, questioned by the poor results, they took oxygen after beating Naples (5th) 2-1 on Wednesday, the same result that Inter achieved against Sassuolo, which strengthens them at the head of the Serie A classification.
Both parties had been postponed at the time due to the covid pandemic.
Juventus, whose chances of winning a tenth consecutive title are increasingly remote, he needed the victory against Napoli to not be left out even from the positions of access to the next Champions League.
Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the first half (13) and Argentine Paulo Dybala (73), who returned after several weeks of injury, sentenced in the second.
Only in the 90th minute and penalty, transformed by captain Lorenzo Insigne, the Napoli managed to beat veteran Gianluigi Buffon, who had an impeccable performance under the sticks.
With this victory, Juventus regains its place on the podium, but remains 12 points behind Inter, that did not fail against Sassuolo (9th).
His two starting forwards, the Belgian Romelu Lukaku (10) and Argentine Lautaro Martínez (67) were the authors of the ‘Nerazzurri’ goals.
Sassuolo scored in the final stage, through Hamed Traoré (85), no time to have prevented the triumph of Antonio Conte’s team, that he has won all 10 matches in the second round and is 9 points ahead of his most immediate pursuer, Milan, with nine rounds remaining to the end of the championship.