Lazio defeats Napoli 2-0 to prevent them the Serie A championship

Lazio defeats Napoli 2-0 to prevent them the Serie A championship

By defeating Sassuolo 2-0 on Wednesday, Lazio prevented Napoli from winning the Serie A title for at least another day.

Because of the outcome, Napoli must earn a point against Udinese on Thursday in order to win the Italian league for the first time since Diego Maradona led the team to its only two championships in 1987 and 1990.

Felipe Anderson put Lazio ahead of schedule with one touch following a ball over the top from Marcos Antonio and afterward Toma Essential multiplied the Roman club’s benefit in stoppage time by polishing off a counterattack.

Lazio moved inside 15 marks of out of control pioneer Napoli and back into second spot in front of Juventus, which beat Lecce 2-1 prior.

Transfer compromised Cremonese held Champions Association semifinalist AC Milan 1-1 at the San Siro, where Junior Messias scored a late balancer for the Rossoneri after David Okereke had put the guests ahead.

Bury Milan, which will confront Milan in the Heroes Association elimination rounds, steered assignment undermined Hellas Verona 6-0 with supports from Edin Dzeko and Lautaro Martinez.

Additionally, Roma was held to a 1-1 draw at Monza under Silvio Berlusconi.

After a goalkeeping error, Stephan El Shaarawy gave Roma the lead early on. However, Luca Caldirola scored an equalizer for Monza before the break with a difficult volley from a free kick.


With the decisive goal, Dusan Vlahovic ended a long scoring drought, and Juventus won against visiting Lecce to end a five-match losing streak in all competitions.

Before the break, Vlahovic scored to end a 773-minute Italian league goal drought. And he did it in style, hitting the goal with a half-volley from the edge of the area.

Before Assan Ceesay converted a penalty to bring Lecce even, Leandro Paredes had given Juventus an early lead with a free kick around the Lecce wall.

With a header that deflected off the post, Danilo almost scored for Juventus.

Since defeating Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League quarterfinals on April 13, Juventus had not won.


Boulaye Dia scored a hat trick for Salernitana, but Fiorentina were held to a wild 3-3 draw by Cristiano Biraghi.

Dia has had a big few days. On Sunday, he also scored an equalizer against Napoli in a regional derby to keep the title celebration from happening. The forward from Senegal has scored 15 goals in his first season in Italy.

Additionally, Marten de Roon, Davide Zappacosta, and Luis Muriel scored goals as Atalanta defeated Spezia 3-2; Alessandro Buongiorno and Pietro Pellegri scored for Torino in their 2-0 victory over Sampdoria, who were in last place.

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