Behind them, Fiorentina and Inter got all three points, keeping up the fight for a Champions League spot and getting closer to the top. AC Milan meanwhile took a good point in Naples, while at the bottom, Hellas Verona, Carpi and Frosinone are keeping their hopes alive as each of the bottom three picked up points.
You can read about everything that happened in our weekly roundup piece.
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Nicola Leali – Frosinone
If the Ciociari can still believe in staying in Serie A it is thanks to a crucial point against a difficult opponent. The draw against Lazio was also down to Leali’s saves.
Domenico Maietta – Bologna (2 Team of the Week appearances)
The definition of concentration for 90 minutes against Juventus. He got nothing wrong, contributing hugely to the Rossoblu stopping Juve’s 15 game winning streak.
Miranda – Inter (5 apps)
Another clean and solid defensive display, albeit against a very disappointing Sampdoria. To that, Miranda added a nice goal, to give the Nerazzurri an extra attacking boost and contributing to the final win.
Cristian Zaccardo – Carpi (3 apps)
Carpi held onto an important point away to Torino, and a lot of the merit must go to the defence. Former World Champion Zaccardo led his teammates to a solid display, stopping the attacking verve of Ciro Immobile and Andrea Belotti.
Diego Laxalt – Genoa
He completely dominated his flank, producing a constant stream of crosses for the forwards. He also scored the decisive goal to give Genoa three much-needed points.
Giacomo Bonaventura – AC Milan (6 apps)
Not a lot of people can say they left the Stadio San Paolo with a point. AC Milan can, and it’s thanks to this man, who slotted home the crucial equaliser just before the break. To that he added the usual, if not more, defensive work, as well as being the main inspiration in Milan’s attacks.
Amadou Diawara – Bologna
Quantity and quality in the Rossoblu midfield, up against some of the best in the league. The 18-year-old managed to create problems to Juventus’ midfield, running everywhere and always being at the right place at the right time.
Cristian Tello – Fiorentina
The ex-Barcelona boy is showing everyone his roots. Every time he decides he’ll dribble an opponent he does it and in Bergamo against Atalanta, he gets the assist for Matias Fernandez and his first Serie A goal to give Fiorentina three fundamental points.
Domenico Berardi – Sassuolo
You don’t just score a goal like Berardi did – with a perfect volley – if you don’t have quality. The hope is to see him do this every week, but he did it against Empoli, and was crucial in getting the Neroverdi the win.
Luca Toni – Verona
It feels like if Toni didn’t have the injury that kept him out for months, Verona would not be so close to relegation. He’s back now, and not only does he score, but he’s the leader that was needed to attempt an incredible comeback.
Mohamed Salah – Roma (2 apps)
The usual anarchic game for the Egyptian, who seems to be playing on his own. But when it works out like against Palermo, it is magic. Two super goals, one of which easily a contender for best of the season and the Giallorossi demolished the Rosanero 5-0.