Italian Serie A Review (Sunday): 10-man Juventus Thrash Udinese; Milan Falter While Capital Clubs March On With Wins

Italian champions Juventus gave one of the best performances of the new Italian Serie A season as they thrashed Udinese 6-2 at the Stadio Fruili despite playing the majority of the game with 10 men after Mario Mandzukic was sent off in the first half for two quickfire yellow cards.

Germany international midfielder was surprisingly the hero for the Turin giants as he netted a hattrick in addition to further goals from Daniele Rugani, Miralem Pjanic and an own goal from Udinese player Samir.

AC Milan’s wretched start to the season continued after they played a goalless draw at home to Genoa. They finished the game with 10 men after club captain Leonardo Bonucci was sent off.

The capital clubs namely Lazio and AS Roma have had a good start to the season and that continued on Sunday after respective wins over Cagliari and Torino.

Ciro Immobile (2) and Bastos got the goals for Lazio in a 3-0 home win over Cagliari while former Manchester City defender Alexander Kolarov netted the only foal of the game in a 1-0 win at Torino.



Chievo Verona 3-2 Hellas Verona

Atalanta 1-0 Bologna

AC Milan 0-0 Genoa

Lazio 3-0 Cagliari

Torino 0-1 AS Roma

Udinese 2-6 Juventus

Benevento 0-3 Fiorentina

SPAL 2013 0-1 Sassuolo

Top Four:

  1. Napoli 25 points
  2. Inter Milan 23 points
  3. Juventus 22 points
  4. Lazio 22 points