Muscat Daily

Sassuolo up to second


Milan, Italy - Sassuolo moved to second place in Serie A on Sunday behind leaders AC Milan after a thrilling 4-3 comeback win at Bologna.

Roberto de Zerbi's side had been trailing 3-1 after an hour, but three substituti­ons, including a first start for French midfielder Maxime Lopez, rescued three points for the visitors. Francesco Caputo set up Filip Djuricic to make it 3-2 after 64 minutes and six minutes later Caputo nodded in the equaliser following a poor clearance from Bologna forward Rodrigo Palacio. Sassuolo have ten points from three games and move two points behind AC Milan, who beat city rivals Inter Milan 2-1 on Saturday thanks to a Zlatan Ibrahimovi­c double.

Atalanta drop to third after Saturday's 4-1 defeat to Napoli in fourth equal on points with champions Juventus, who playing without quarantine­d Cristiano Ronaldo, settled for a 1-1 draw at Crotone.


Sunday: Spezia 2 Fiorentina 2, Torino 2 Cagliari 3.

Saturday: Sampdoria 3 Lazio 0.


Sunday: Strasbourg 2 Lyon 3, Angers 1 Metz 1, Monaco 1 Montpellie­r 1, Nantes 3 Brest 1, Saint-Etienne 1 Nice 3.

Saturday: Reims 1 Lorient 3, Marseille 3 Bordeaux 1.

Friday: Dijon 1 Rennes 1, Nimes 0 Paris Saint-Germain 4.


Sunday: Cologne 1 Eintracht

Frankfurt 1.

Saturday: Hoffenheim 0 Borussia Dortmund 1, Freiburg 1 Werder Bremen 1, Hertha Berlin 0 Stuttgart 2, Mainz 0 Bayer Leverkusen 1, Augsburg 0 RB Leipzig 2, Arminia Bielefeld 1 Bayern Munich 4, Borussia Moenchengl­adbach 1 Wolfsburg 1.

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