Juventus defeats Verona for eighth consecutive Serie A win

Juventus defeats Verona for eighth consecutive Serie A win

Juventus overpowered bottom-placed Verona 3-0 for an eighth straight league victory, moving ever nearer to first-placed Internazionale.

Paulo Dybala put the defending champions in front with a curling free-kick after eight minute.

Leonardo Bonucci doubled the lead before half-time by redirecting another free-kick from Dybala with a header.

Simone Zaza sealed their victory after being set up by Paul Pogba, rounded the goalkeeper for a third with eight minutes from time.

They are now just 3 points behind Inter Milan, and 2 behind Napoli and Florentina.

Meanwhile, fifth-placed Roma squandered an early lead and drew 3-3 against Chievo, missing a chance to get 2 more points to shorten the gap with Juventus.

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