Higuain scores twice as Juventus fight back to beat Atalanta
Gonzalo Higuain scored twice for Juventus. The champions produced a late comeback against Atalanta to maintain their grip on top spot in Serie A.
Higuain canceled out Robin Gosen’s opener for Atalanta in the 74th minute before completing the turnaround with a second, eight minutes later.
Paulo Dybala then sealed the points for Juventus in injury time.
Sarri’s team are the leading in Serie A. The club is one point ahead of Inter Milan who won 3-0 at Torino
Musa Barrow missed a first-half penalty for Atalanta ahead from Barrow’s cross after 56 minutes. But Higuain’s deflected goal sparked Juventus into life.
The Argentine made no mistake when picked out by Juan Cuadrado eight minutes from time. Higuain turned provider as his compatriot Dybala weaved through the hosts’ defense for his side’s third.
In the day’s late Serie A kick-off, Inter eased to victory against Torino after first-half goals from Lautaro Martinez and Stefan de Vrij put the visitors firmly in control.