Serie A: Edin Dzeko stars as Roma keep Juventus in sight

Edin Dzeko produced a goal and an assist as Roma kept pace with Serie A leaders Juventus by comfortably overcoming Bologna 3-0 at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara. Dzeko added to first-half strikes from Federico Fazio and Mohamed Salah as Luciano Spalletti’s side moved six points adrift of Juventus, who had temporarily extended their lead at…

Serie A roundup: Gonzalo Higuaín double helps Juventus maintain lead

-Returning Paulo Dybala also scores in 3-0 victory over Bologna -Roma remain second after beating Genoa thanks to own goal Serie A leaders Juventus returned from their winter break to demonstrate their fearsome Scudetto credentials with a 3-0 dismantling of Bologna on Sunday night. Gonzalo Higuaín reached 12 league goals for the season by scoring…

Serie A roundup: Napoli beat Roma 2-1 to close in on second

Napoli got back on track by beating nearest rival Roma 2-1, as Juventus stretched its advantage to 10 points. Napoli got back on track by beating nearest rival Roma 2-1, leaving Serie A leader Juventus with the biggest smile on Saturday. Napoli remained third but closed the gap to second-placed Roma to two points. Juventus…

Serie A: Juve beat Lazio; Inter win again

Juventus returned to winning ways on Sunday as early strikes from Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain steered the Serie A leaders to a 2-0 victory over fourth-placed Lazio. Dybala notched his fifth league goal of the season five minutes into the contest at the Juventus Stadium with a fine left-footed effort from the edge of…

Higuain scores twice as Juventus beat Bologna; Roma win to keep pace

Juventus cruised to 3-0 win over Bologna marking their 26th consecutive home victory to break the previous Serie A record which the Old Lady set during their 2013-14 campaign. Gonzalo Higuain opened the scoring for the hosts in the seventh minute, with Paulo Dybala doubling the advantage from the penalty spot just minutes before half-time. Juve’s third came…

Higuain strikes again as Juve beat Roma in crunch match

Gonzalo Higuain’s superb first-half strike ensured a record-equalling victory for Juventus that extends their lead over Roma at the top of Serie A. Higuain, 29, lashed home from 18 yards to secure Juve’s 25th-straight home league win – matching a record they set between August 2013 and November 2014. Juve now lead Roma by seven…

Roma pounce on errors to win hot-tempered derby

AS Roma pounced on two dreadful Lazio mistakes to claim a 2-0 Serie A victory in a hot-tempered derby boycotted by their own supporters on Sunday. Lazio’s Wallace gifted Roma the lead in the 64th minute when he tried to dribble his way out of defence but was dispossessed by Kevin Strootman who chipped the…