Salernitana shocks Lazio
Salernitana got a shocking win over Lazio at home after going behind in the first half. Veteran striker, Ciro Immobile converted from a spot kick in the 43rd minute to give the away side the lead into the half time break.
But the team from Salerno came out blazing in the second half and got the equalizer in the 55th minute through G. Kastanos before 65th minute wonder goal from Antonio Candreva sealed the win for them with the previous goal scorer providing the assist on that. Despite a late onslaught from the away side, they managed to hang on for the win to boost their chance of surviving relegation.
Seven Goal Thriller in Empoli
It was a seven goal thriller as Sassuolo defeated Empoli away from home. F. Caputo scored an early goal in the 3rd minute for the home side, then Andrea Pinamonti pulled Sassuolo level in the 12th minute. In the 22nd minute, Matheus Henrique gave them the lead and J. Fazzini made sure it ended 2-2 eight minutes later.
The away side made sure of the maximum points in the second half courtesy of a brace from Domenico Berardi with an own goal from Matias Vina in between giving Empoli a temporary lifeline. He did make up for that own goal by providing the assist for the winner in the dying minutes.
Inter remains top
In the derby d’Italia, Juventus were at home against first placed Inter. It was a cat and mouse game with Inter taking the game to the opponent while the Bianconeri were content to sit back and play on the counter attack. It paid off as they opened the scoring through one of those episodes. In the 53rd minute, Dusan Vlahovic dispossessed Denzel Dumfries in the centre circle and he released his strike partner, Federico Chiesa whose drive and cross into the box found the Serbian striker to score. The Nerazzurri were quickly back on level terms in the 33rd minute courtesy of their top striker and captain, Lautaro Martinez with an assist from Marcus Thuram for his 13th goal of the season.
Round 13 Results
Lautaro Martinez has 6 more goals than his closest rivals in the Capocannoniere race this season. You can access the Top Scorers List Here!