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Serie A ; Higuain brace inspires Juventus, Napoli lose at Atalanta

Juventus continued their fine run this season in the Serie A by confirming they will be hard to topple over after a convincing 3-0 victory at Empoli.

Gonzalo Higuain scored a brace for in what was a blistering five second half minutes with one goal from Paulo Dybala and two more from the £78 million Gonzalo Higuain all but sealed their win.

Andrea Petagna ended Napoli’s unbeaten start to the Serie A season by firing Atalanta to a 1-0 win.

Former AC Milan striker Petagna needed only nine minutes to strike the blow to which Napoli would fail to respond.

Four wins and two draws from six games had kept the southerners within touching distance of leaders Juventus, but they are now four points off the pace after losing at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia.

Elsewhere,

Giovanni Simeone continues to make an impact in his debut Serie A season after scoring the only goal as Genoa beat Bologna 1-0.

Cagliari handed out another Serie A defeat to Crotone with a 2-1 victory against the basement club, the defeat means Crotone have failed to win any of their seven top-flight matches since gaining promotion and they have only picked up a solitary point in the process.

 

 

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