Gonzalo Higuain, the Argentine finisher was born to score. Don’t you think so? You certainly do. Why won’t you? The record signing of the Serie-A table toppers has been absolutely brilliant since joining The Bianconeris. He carried his sparkling form of 2016 to this new year. On their very first league game of 2017, the Albiceleste forward scored a brace to keep his team out of touch at the top of the Serie-A table.
On the Sunday night, the most successful club in Italian football’s history, Juventus squared off with Bologna at the Juventus Stadium. The 32 times Italian league champions are still unbeaten at home and Bologna had just won one away game this season and an easy victory was expected for The Zebras. The Argentine striking duo didn’t disappoint the home fans as they secured an easy victory for their team.
Gonzalo Higuain opened the scoring for the hosts on 7th minute of the game. Bosnian play maker Miralem Pjanic provided the assist. Referee Maurizio Mariani whistled for a spot kick during the closing minutes of the first half. Young Argentine, Paulo Dybala who had got his first Juventus start after a long lay off due to injury, successfully converted the spot kick into the second goal for his side on the 41st minute. It was the 5th goal of the season for the 23 years old Argentine in his 15 outings for the Turin based club this season. Last season he netted 22 times in his 45 appearances for the Zebras. The first half finished with the 2-0 advantage for the hosts.
29 years old in form Argentine scored 10 minutes later the second half started to make the lead 3-0. It was the 12th league goal of the season for the former Napoli striker. It was also the 15th goal for the Argentina international in all competition this season for the club in his 23 outings.
Juventus has strongly sit at the summit with this victory. They have got 45 points beside their name after the first 18 league matches. Second placed Roma who got a 1-0 victory against Genoa, earlier that day has got 41 points and are clear 4 points behind the table toppers. Bologna are at the 15th position with 20 points. Juventus also played one match less than the team from the capital of Italy. Juventus are looking for their 33rd title which will also be their 6th consecutive league title. The last time any team won the Serie-A outside of Juventus, was Milan, back in 2010-11 season.