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Higuain Scores Hat-Trick To Help Juventus Humiliate Sassuolo 7-0

striker Higuain scored a second-half hat-trick as the defending champions thrashed Sassuolo 7-0 in on Sunday.

Alex Sandro gave Juventus a 7th-minute lead, then two goals in three minutes from Sami Khedira put the Turin side three goals up and Miralem Pjanic added a fourth before halftime.

Higuain then burst onto the scene with a hat-trick between the 63rd and 83rd minutes.

Juventus’ seventh consecutive league win took it top of Serie A, at least for a few hours, with Napoli away to Benevento in the evening game. Juventus has 59 points to Napoli’s 57.

AS ended a six-game winless run in the league when Cengiz Under scored after 43 seconds, winning possession and then firing home from outside the area, to give it a 1-0 win at relegation-threatened Verona.

Roma held out despite having Lorenzo Pellegrini given a straight red card six minutes after halftime for a late, reckless tackle on Ryder Matos.

Roma stays fifth but moved to within a point of which occupies the final spot after being held 1-1 by Crotone on Saturday.

“We deservedly won. We went down to 10 men and still didn’t allow a shot on goal,” said Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco.

Verona’s Brazilian goalkeeper Nicolas did well to twice block Edin Dzeko during a first half dominated by Roma.

was held 1-1 at Udinese after having a player sent off and then conceding an own goal.

Suso rifled Gennaro Gattuso’s team ahead in the 9th with a 30-meter shot but the visitors were reduced to 10 men when Davide Calabria was sent off for a second booking in the 68th.

Udinese equalized 8 minutes later with a Kevin Lasagna shot which deflected off a defender before Gianluigi Donnarumma tipped it into his own goal.

On Saturday, Inter was jeered off the pitch at the after extending its winless run to eight games in Serie A with a 1-1 draw against minnow Crotone.

Brazilian Eder headed in for the hosts after 23 minutes only for Andrea Barberis to level 15 minutes into the second half to leave Inter without a win in two months.

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