Napoli just keep on swatting aside everybody that is put in front of them to march on at the top of the Serie A table, and it was Empoli who fell at Luciano Spalletti’s side’s feet on Matchday 24. The Partenopei won 2-0 in Tuscany despite going down to 10 players.
Sassuolo picked up three more points on the road, beating Lecce 1-0 in Salento thanks to a Kristian Thorstvedt strike in the second half.
Inter suffered a defeat away at in-form Bologna which left them a whopping 18-points behind Napoli, whilst Salernitana surprisingly beat Monza 3-0. An exciting game was played out in Udine as Spezia secured an impressive 2-2 draw with Udinese.
Sunday night saw AC Milan take on Atalanta at the San Siro and after creating a host of chances, the Rossoneri won 2-0 to continue their return to form.
Fiorentina hammered Verona 3-0 at the Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi on Monday night with help from a controversial and stunning strike from Cristiano Biraghi. Lazio beat Sampdoria 1-0.
Cremonese claimed their first win of the Serie A season after 23 winless matchdays, beating AS Roma 2-1. Juventus came from behind to beat cross-city rivals Torino 4-2.
Serie A table after Matchday 24
Serie A Matchday 24 results
|Sat, Feb 25||Empoli 0-2 Napoli|
|Sat, Feb 25||Lecce 0-1 Sassuolo|
|Sun, Feb 26||Bologna 1-0 Inter|
|Sun, Feb 26||Salernitana 3-0 Monza|
|Sun, Feb 26||Udinese 2-2 Spezia|
|Sun, Feb 26||AC Milan 2-0 Atalanta|
|Mon, Feb 27||Verona 0-3 Fiorentina|
|Mon, Feb 27||Lazio 1-0 Sampdoria|
|Tues, Feb 28||Cremonese 2-1 AS Roma|
|Tues, Feb 28||Juventus 4-2 Torino|