Napoli has there on match day 17 of the Serie A already ensured that the gap to leader Juventus not bigger. The number two of the Italian league won from SPAL, which was only sixteen. Without a hitch, however, went not for the Azzurri: it was only 1-0. Raul Albiol scored in the stoppage time of the first half, Dries Mertens gave the assist.
By the narrow victory comes Napoli on 41 points. Leader Juventus has 46, but Sunday night still in action against AS Roma. Napoli seem to have a small kerstwonder to have hope to walk in, because Roma makes a weak season and is provisional only ninth – even though the profit on a shared fifth place. Also picked up The 46 to 48 in the first 16 league games.
Still in the Serie A did the Fiorentina of Kevin Mirallas is a very good thing. The Viola went into San Siro with a 0-1 win at AC Milan. Federico Chiesa created after 73 minutes for the only goal of the party. Mirallas started in the base, and was after 62 minutes changed. Fiorentina emerge as closer in the state: it is now seventh with 25 points and will camp right behind Sampdoria (26 points), Milan (27 points) and Lazio (28 points).