Lazio’s Italain striker Ciro Immobile is in sublime form this season and Juventus become his latest victim. He braced himself with the twp quick second-half goals which proved enough to defeat the Old Lady of Turin. It took his goal tally to 11 goals from 8 Serie A matches this season.
Douglas Costa who came in a swap deal with Bayern Munich for Kingsley Coman, earned his first goal of the season to give Juve lead. It proved enough for Juve to sustain their lead till half-time. It was immobile two second-half strike which killed the game and Juventus lost 2-1 at home.
Ciro Immobile is now Europe’s top goalscorer across all competitions with 15 goals. Messi has 14. Napoletano. ???#JuveLazio
— Everything Napoli (@NaplesAndNapoli) October 14, 2017
Paulo Dybala had the chance to bring the game back on level terms, but Argentine star missed from the spot. Thomas Strakosha saved Dybala effort from penalt spot in the last seconds of the match. The Defeat led Juventus to drop at third on points table, whereas Inter Milan who will play city rival AC Milan on Sunday night grabbed the second spot.
In another match of the night, Napoli registered a 1-0 victory against AS Roma to stretch their 100% record of the season. Napoli sits at top of the table with their 24 points from 8 matches.
It wasn’t only Juve’s first loss of the season; it’s their first home defeat after 57 matches in all competition. It also helped Lazio to grab the fourth spot on Seire A table.