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…

Higuain hits winner against former team Napoli

Gonzalo Higuain scored in his first match against Napoli since their bitter divorce in July to give his new club Juventus a barely-deserved 2-1 win in their Serie A showdown on Saturday. The Argentine, who scored a record 36 league goals for Napoli last season, drilled the ball home in the 71st minute for his…

Serie A: “Traitor” Higuain is set to face former club Napoli

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain is set to face former club Napoli for the first time following his record £75m move in the summer. The Argentina international, 28, was called a “traitor” and “mercenary” by Napoli fans after their star player left the Serie A runners-up for the champions. Higuain scored a record 36 Serie A…

AC Milan 1-0 Juventus: Locatelli stunner sees off champions

Vincenzo Montella’s side picked up their first win over the Bianconeri since 2012 thanks to a second half strike with the visitors also losing striker Paulo Dybala to injury Manuel Locatelli’s stunning strike earned AC Milan a 1-0 victory over Serie A leaders Juventus, who controversially had a Miralem Pjanic goal ruled out at San…

Bacca treble, Donnarumma save give Milan dramatic win

Forward Carlos Bacca scored a hat-trick and goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma saved a last-gasp penalty to give AC Milan a dramatic 3-2 win over Torino in their Serie A opener on Sunday. Meanwhile, Frank de Boer, one of eight coaches making their debuts at a new club on Sunday, got off to a losing start when…