File image of Ciro Immobile (AP Photo)Lazio forward Ciro Immobile equalled the Serie A scoring record for a single season when he was on target in his side's 3-1 loss at Napoli in their final game of the season on Saturday. In a game which finished with an angry exchange between members of the two team benches, the 30-year-old took his tally to 36 goals, equalling the record set by Gonzalo Higuain for Napoli in the 2015-16 season. He also finished the season five goals clear of the next leading scorer, Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus. Tempers boiled over at the end as Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso and his counterpart Simone Inzaghi were involved in a heated argument and Gattuso had
Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain react after missing a chance to score (Reuters Photo)MILAN: Juventus were held to a 3-3 draw at Sassuolo in Serie A on Wednesday, although that will do little to slow their seemingly unstoppable march to a record-extending ninth straight league title. Juventus are seven points ahead of Atalanta, who beat Brescia 6-2 on Tuesday, and eight points ahead of Lazio five games remaining after the capital side also drew (0-0) at relegation-threatened Udinese. Fourth-place Inter Milan are nine points behind Juventus and visit SPAL on Thursday. It was Juve's third straight match without a win after a 4-2 loss against AC Milan -- after going 2-0 up -- and a 2-2 draw against Atalanta.