Serie A:Napoli beat Atalanta 2-1 to keep Title hopes alive
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Serie A:Napoli beat Atalanta 2-1 to keep Title hopes alive

Rome, Dec 04: Napoli beat Atalanta 2-1 on Monday and stayed second in Italy's Serie A with an eight-point gap behind leaders Juventus.

Napoli's Fabian Ruiz finished a counter-attack from Lorenzo Insigne for a second-minute lead that ex-Napoli player Duvan Zapata levelled at 56 minutes, but substitute Arkadiusz Milik scored the winner in the 85th.

Speaking at the post match presentation,Milik said,''It’s a very important goal for me, as I hadn’t scored in a while.Of course I want to play more and score all the time, I’m a striker but everything isn’t always exactly the way you want it to be in football.''

Inter Milan sits three points behind Napoli after Sunday's 2-2 draw against Roma, while unbeaten Juve triumphed over Fiorentina 3-0 on Saturday and moved to 40 points from 14 games.

Atalanta are 11th on 18 points. (UNI)