Serie A: In a controversial match, Inter defeats Juventus to claim the top spot

During the fifth minute of first-half stoppage time, Inter secured their victory against Juventus with a clean goal that came from a penalty kick scored by Hakan Calhanoglu.

The penalty kick in favor of Inter was awarded after a heated debate and a barrage of protestations, despite the fact that video technology was used to correct the error.

The Turkish star missed the penalty the first time, with the ball deflecting off Juventus’ Brazilian Danilo and into the goal. However, the referee ruled that the Juventus players had entered the penalty area before the kick was made, and the penalty was retaken by the Turkish star.

Chalhanoglu re-executed the penalty and sent it into the goal after being intercepted by Juventus defenders on the first attempt.

Inter increased their lead to three points over Milan and Napoli, bringing their total to 63 points.

On Sunday, Napoli won 3-1 over Atalanta in the thirty-first leg of the Italian Serie A.

The visitors scored by veteran striker Lorenzo Insigne after Atalanta goalkeeper Juan Musso fouled Belgian Dries Mertens inside the box (14).

Insigne then supplied the second goal with a straight free-kick, which was immediately followed by Matteo Politano (37).

Atalanta answered with a goal from the Dutchman Marten De Roon, but the southern club sealed the win with a counter-attack goal from Macedonian Eljif Elmas (81). It was their third league win in a row.

However, Atalanta has only won four games at home this season in “Serie A”.

They finished the season with 51 points, eight points ahead of fourth-placed Juventus.

Roma continued their positive performances and kept their record unbeaten in their last 10 league games with a one-goal away win over Sampdoria.

The goal came from the Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan with an attack started by the Portuguese goalkeeper Rui Patricio and arrived on the left side of the Polish Nikola Zalewski and passed it perfectly inside the area to follow Mkhitaryan inside the net (27).

Roma’s top scorer, Tammy Abraham, missed an easy opportunity to boost his side’s progress towards the end of the first half.

Roma are in fifth place, 5 points behind Juventus.

Fiorentina remained in the struggle to grab the card of participation in European competitions by beating Empoli 1-0.

Fiorentina raised its tally in eighth place to 50 points.

The turning point was at the start of the second half when the referee lifted the second yellow card in the face of Empoli defender Sebastiano Luperto to complete the match with ten players.

A minute later, Fiorentina took advantage of their opponents ‘ numerical deficit to score the only goal of the game through Argentine winger Nicolas Gonzalez (58).

Fiorentina have a postponed game against Udinese on 27 April.

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