Serie A scores, takeaways: Chaotic end to Juventus-Salernitana; Udinese’s Beto shines
It was an intense series of matches this weekend in the Italian Serie A with Juventus drawing Salernitana at home while Inter Milan managed to secure all three points against Torino. The current table sees three teams in the lead in Napoli, AC Milan and Atalanta with AS Roma still to play their match against Empoli away on Monday. Here are the scores and everything you need to know:
- Napoli 1, Spezia 0
- Inter Milan 1, Torino 0
- AC Milan 2, Sampdoria 1
- Atalanta 1, Cremonese 1
- Bologna 2, Fiorentina 1
- Lecce 1, Monza 1
- Udinese 3, Sassuolo 1
- Lazio 2, Hellas Verona 0
- Juventus 2, Salerno 2
Crazy end to Juve-Salernitana
An incredible end to the match between Juventus and Salernitana. The Bianconeri were 2-0 down (Antonio Candreva and Krzysztof Piatek scored) but the home side then scored with Bremer Leonardo Bonucci, the latter finishing a rebound after missing a penalty. Arek Milik scored the third goal of the night in stoppage time, but the referee disallowed the goal after the VAR check ruled Bonucci offside. The scenes were then unleashed with two red cards for Juve, including for Milik.
Match of the weekend: Inter 1, Torino 0
Inter Milan won against Turin at home thanks to a late winner from Marcelo Brozovic, who prevented Inzaghi’s side from another negative after Inter lost to AC Milan and Bayern Munich . It wasn’t a good game at all in terms of display, but the end result gives fans new hope, especially after Atalanta and Napoli draws. Inzaghi’s side are now just two points behind the Serie A leaders.
Here is the winning goal:
player of the day
Udinese striker Beto scored a brace against Sassuolo and led his side to another important victory. The striker has already scored four goals in the first six matches of the season. Udinese are currently fourth in the league, just one point behind the three leaders of the Serie A table. Next week they play at home to Inter Milan.
Stefano Sensi’s free-kick against Lecce finally brought AC Monza’s first point in Serie A history. coach Giovanni Stroppa is still in danger. With the next game against Juventus, it will be crucial for his future.