€75M Kalidou Koulibaly Offer Linked in Latest Rumours
- Author: Steve Townsend Apr 24, 2018,
Apr 24, 2018, 4:04
The only major European league with anything resembling a genuine title race reaches a potentially decisive moment Sunday when leader Juventus and second-placed Napoli clash with four points separating them in Serie A.
Napoli put a dent in Juventus' title hopes when they beat the Turin outfit on Sunday night at home.
Maurizio Sarri's men sensationally kept their championship dreams alive by running out narrow 1-0 winners courtesy of a 90th minute Kalidou Koulibaly header.
Consequently, with both teams having four games left to play, the title race is looking incredibly tight, as Juve's lead has been reduced to a single point.
One of the two sides will be crowned Serie A champions at the end of the season because they can not be caught by the rest of the teams.
"The team believes, yesterday we saw the image of a team that doesn't give up, which is focused and which has the right adrenaline to overcome the obvious physical problems of recent matches". The team is coming off a 1-1 draw against struggling Crotone. This win here tonight is hugely satisfying for us and for them.
The Allianz Stadium was briefly silenced shortly before halftime when Lorenzo Insigne had the ball in the back of the net but it was ruled out for offside.
Lazio dominated Sampdoria in their Stadio Olimpico with Sergej Milinkovic-Savic breaking through after 32 minutes and a Stefan de Vrij diving header giving the hosts a second just before the break.
Chievo set up a tense finale when substitute Mariusz Stepinski scored in the final minute and nearly snatched an equalizer in stoppages.
Mariusz Stepinski pulled a goal back for Chievo who are just two points above the drop zone.
The Bianconeri will also face AC Milan in the Coppa Italia final on May 9.