league leaders Juventus could Sunday night be become Italian champion for the eighth time in a row, but such was not the case.
Without being in the battle in Serie A had Juventus follow the match between Napoli and Genoa, which ended 1-1.
Had Napoli lost the showdown, would Juventus have been crowned as the champion, without playing on Sunday evening.
The sovereign topklub still have a huge lead in the league on 20 points down to Napoli, and Juventus can secure the championship with a draw in the next round away game against Spal.
it Happens, a Naples-victory over Chievo mean that there is 18 points between the clubs with six rounds again, and Juventus is the best approximation.
Juventus played on Saturday, and here secured the 19-year-old Moise Kean a 2-1 win over AC Milan with his goal six minutes before time in a showdown, in which superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was not yet ready to play because of an injury.
Genoa was in Sunday's match against Napoli without Danish Lukas Lerager in the starting line-up and guests were reduced to ten men after 28 minutes when Stefano Sturaro after videohjælp got a direct red card for a rough foul.
Shortly after the exploited Naples the situation and brought himself in front 1-0, when the belgian Dries Mertens took a chance from distance and knocked the ball into the goal.
the Lead kept to halvlegens overtime, as the ball ended up with Darko Lazovic, who came storming into the field and flugtede the ball into the goal for 1-1.
Naples was a heavy pressure in the second half, and especially in the final stage, burned it on at Genoa, and keeper Andrei Radu had plenty to see to, but there were no more scores in the purge.
Earlier on Sunday won the Udinese 3-2 at home over Empoli. Played here Jens Skims Larsen the entire match for Udinese.
Christian Nørgaard again sat on the bench throughout the draw for Fiorentina, that at home disappointed with a 0-1 against Frosinone.
In the showdown between Lazio and Sassuolo was Riza Durmisi also on the bench throughout the draw for Lazio, which had to settle for a 2-2 draw. Danish Jens Odgaard was on the bench throughout the showdown for the guests.