Serie A game week 27: Roundup and results

Bengaluru, Mar 5: Serie A game week 27 kicked off with an action packed match as giants Napoli beat AS Roma 2-1 in the headlining game of the week.

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Belgian international Dries Mertens two goals in each half to give Napoli a comfortable 2-1 lead. Kevin Strootman pulled one back for the home side in the 89th minute.

Napoli players celebrate (Image courtesy: Napoli Twitter handle)

With this win, Napoli close in on Roma. Napoli have 57 points from 27 matches while Roma have 29 points from as many games.

In another important match, AC Milan thrashed Chievo 3-1 at home. Carlos Bacca scored a brace and Gianluca Lapadula scored one to help Milan get a vital win.

On Sunday, league leaders Juventus were held for a disappointing 1-1 draw which actually spices up the race to the title.

Inter Milan registered the biggest win of the game week as they thrashed Cagliari 5-1.

Here all the results from game week 27

Saturday, March 4

AS Roma 1-2 Napoli

Sampdoria 3-1 Pescara

Sunday, March 5

AC Milan 3-1 Chievo

Atlanta 0-0 Fiorentina

Cagliari 1-5 Inter Milan

Torino 3-1 Palermo

Empoli 0-2 Genoa

Udinese 1-1 Juventus

Crotone 0-0 Sassuolo

Monday, March 6

Bologna 0-2 Lazio

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Story first published: Sunday, March 5, 2017, 11:36 [IST]
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