The latest round of Serie A featured the tie of the season, as Juventus took on and defeated leaders Napoli to hit the summit of the Italian league table for the first time this campaign. Their 15th consecutive win helped them leapfrog the Partenopei and the Bianconeri are now in pole position to take the 2015-16 Scudetto title.
Here are five things that we took from match day 25 which also saw Roma win their fourth straight match away to Carpi under new boss Luciano Spalletti, capital rivals Lazio smash five goals past a hapless Hellas Verona and Fiorentina dramatically beat Inter 2-1 at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
Italy has found her Zaza-Zoom
Simone Zaza, who has been in and out of both Juve’s starting lineup as well as Antonio Conte’s first choice Azzurri XI, may well have booked his squad place for France with his 88th-minute winner on Saturday night.
The former Sassuolo striker came on the for the ineffective Alvaro Morata and immediately looked a threat, dropping deep to stretch the Azzurri defence and breath life into a stale Juventus attack.
His control and bullet shot that won the match revived memories of other great Bianconeri strikers that featured for La Nazionale, such as Roberto Bettega, Salvatore Schillaci, Fabrizio Ravanelli, Christian Vieri and Gianluca Vialli.
This season, despite only notching on four occasions, statistically it’s a goal every 94 minutes given his lack of playing time.
Get him on that plane Antonio…