Kevin Pogorzelski Date: 26th November 2019 at 1:30pm
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Reigning champions avoided a potential banana skin away to on Saturday afternoon, with a Player of the Week performance from frontman proving the difference between the two sides during round 13.

With the missing superstar striker Cristiano Ronaldo, as the captain recovers from injury, it was the 31-year-old stepped up to play a part in all three of the Old Lady’s goals at the Gewiss Stadium in Bergamo.

Trailing to a second-half header, the Argentine was at his clinical best to convert twice within eight minutes and turn no points into three and maintain Juventus’ one point lead of at the top of the standings.

Then, to show that his game is more than just finishing, Higuain provided a wonderful assist in injury-time that allowed fellow countryman to make the scoreline look more one-sided than the contest actually had been over the preceding 90 minutes.