With the Flying Donkeys down to nine players, Juve finally went ahead in the 67th minute when Federico Bernardeschi pulled the ball back for Sami Khedira to rifle home. Gonzalo Higuain made sure of the three points by heading in from Douglas Costa's cross with two minutes left. Juve, chasing a seventh successive league title, went top with 56 points from 22 games, two ahead of Napoli who play at home to Bologna Sunday.
706 - Gonzalo Higuaín found the net after a 706-minute goal scoring drought in Serie A. Oxygen. #ChievoJuve— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) January 27, 2018
RESULTS Sassuolo 0 Atalanta 3 (Masiello 30, Christante 83, Freuler 86) Chievo 0 Juventus 2 (Khedira 67, Higuain 88) SUNDAY'S MATCHES SPAL v Inter, Crotone v Cagliari, Fiorentina v Verona, Genoa v Udinese, Napoli v Bologna, Torino v Benevento, Milan v Lazio and Roma v Sampdoria POINTS TABLE Teams P W D L GD Pts Juventus 22 18 2 2 37 56 Napoli 21 17 3 1 32 54 Lazio 21 14 4 3 31 46 Inter 21 12 7 2 20 43
2 - Juventus have conceded no shots in the first half of a Serie A game for the 2nd time this season - the other was against Inter Milan. Supremacy. #ChievoJuve— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) January 27, 2018