With a 3-2 victory over Bologna at home on Sunday, unstoppable Napoli extended their winning streak to 10 games in a row across all competitions and took a two-point lead in Serie A.
In their last 13 Serie A games, Luciano Spalletti’s team has gone 11 victories, 2 draws, and 35 goals.
After a competitive game in which 17th-placed Bologna put up a valiant effort, substitute Victor Osimhen scored what ultimately proved to be the game’s winning goal in the 69th minute.
With a 2-1 victory over Hellas Verona, AC Milan became the first team in the top five European leagues in 2022 to go undefeated on the road. Sandro Tonali’s late strike was the difference.
After nine minutes, the visitors took the lead when Verona’s Miguel Veloso tipped a cross from Rafael Leao into his own goal.
After 19 minutes, Verona earned a point when Koray Gunter’s feeble attempt was deflected past Milan goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu by Milan defender Matteo Gabbia.
Ante Rebic’s precise pass found Tonali unaided in the box in the 81st minute, and the midfielder finished easily past goalkeeper Lorenzo Montipo to give Milan the victory.
After a 2-1 victory over Sassuolo at home on Saturday, Atalanta momentarily held the lead in the standings with 24 points, but Napoli’s victory sent them back into second place.
Inter Milan easily defeated Salernitana 2-0 at home thanks to goals from striker Lautaro Martinez and midfielder Nicolo Barella, moving them up to seventh place with 18 points.
Dusan Vlahovic, a striker for Juventus, scored a goal in injury time to give his team a 1-0 victory over Torino on Saturday after both teams had failed to create clear-cut opportunities.
Sunday’s 0-0 tie between Lazio and visiting Udinese marked their first loss in their previous five games. In addition to Ciro Immobile leaving the game injured, Lazio coach Maurizio Sarri attributed the defeat on the playing surface.
Spezia and Cremonese, two struggling teams, drew 2-2; Cremonese is now in last place with four points, one point ahead of last-place Sampdoria, who still have a game remaining.