Serie A Review: Napoli Cut Gap On Leaders Juventus To Two Points

Napoli have moved to within two points of Italian Serie A leaders Juventus after they earned a 1-0 win over Genoa in their Matchday 29 clash on Sunday.

Maurizio Sarri’s men lost influential captain Marek Hamsik to injury inside 20 minutes but still managed to secure victory with the lone strike coming from Spanish international defender Raul Albiol.

The win was enough to move Napoli (73 points) to within two points of Juventus (75 points) in the race for the Scudetto.

In the pick of the other games on Sunday, Inter Milan thrashed Sampdoria 5-0 away from home with Mauro Icardi getting four goals in addition to Ivan Perisic’s opener.

Matchday 29 Results:

AC Milan 3-2 Chievo Verona

Sampdoria 0-5 Inter Milan

Crotone 0-2 AS Roma

Hellas Verona 0-5 Atalanta

Napoli 1-0 Genoa

Sampdoria 0-5 Inter Milan

Benevento 1-2 Cagliari

Torino 1-2 Fiorentina

Lazio 1-1 Bologna

Standings (Top 6 via Points):

1. Juventus 75

2. Napoli 73

3. AS Roma 59

4. Inter Milan 55

5. Lazio 54

6. AC Milan 50