Higuain bags hat-trick as Juventus thrash Sassuolo

Monday 5th February , 2018 11:52 am

Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat-trick as Juventus thrashed Sassuolo to stay second in Serie A behind Napoli.

Chelsea-linked Alex Sandro opened the scoring and Sami Khedira added two more before the half-hour mark.

Miralem Pjanic made it 4-0 in the first half, before striker Higuain’s treble in the second period.

AC Milan were held to a 1-1 draw at Udinese, with goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma scoring an own goal after ex-Liverpool midfielder Suso’s opener.

Federico Chiesa, son of former Italy international Enrico, netted the winning goal as Fiorentina beat Bologna 2-1 – the first two goals in that match were scored directly from corner kicks.

Cengiz Under scored the winning goal in the opening minute as Roma edged past Hellas Verona.

Napoli maintained their one-point lead at the top with victory over bottom side Benevento.

Source: BBC Sport