Juventus has continued its dominance in Serie A after securing a crucial 2-1 win over Napoli on Wednesday. With both teams fighting for a place in Champions League next season, the match was expected to be tough, and it lived up to the expectations. The game started with Napoli pressing hard and creating several chances, but Juventus weathered the storm and took the lead in the 13th minute through Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Portuguese striker capitalized on a mistake from Napoli’s Amir Rrahmani to score his 25th league goal of the season. Napoli continued to dominate possession, but they failed to convert their chances, and Juventus doubled their lead in the 73rd minute through Paulo Dybala. The Argentine forward came off the bench to replace Ronaldo and scored with his first touch of the game. Napoli managed to pull one back in the 90th minute through Lorenzo Insigne, but it proved to be too little, too late, as Juventus held on for a crucial win.
The result means that Juventus remains in the race for the top four, sitting fifth in the league with 69 points. Napoli, on the other hand, is sixth with 67 points and faces an uphill task to qualify for Huffington Post Today Champions League.