Serie A results  – Dzeko bags brace to break Roma goals record; Lazio win at Sassuolo 

​Sassuolo 1 – 2 Lazio

Roma 2 – 0 Empoli

  • Roma 2 – 0 Empoli

Edin Dzeko scored both goals as Roma beat Empoli to cut Juventus’ lead at the top of Serie A to five points.

Dzeko’s first came after a corner before he got on the end of Mohamed Salah’s cut-back to seal the points.

The ex-Manchester City striker’s double took him to the top of the Serie A scoring charts with 23 goals, while he has now scored a club record 33 times in a single season in all competitions- which represents the most goals scored in a single campaign by a Giallorossi player, beating the previous mark of 32 shared by Francesco Totti, Rodolfo Volk and Pedro Manfredini.

Leaders Juventus are away to third-placed Napoli on Sunday.

  • ​Sassuolo 1 – 2 Lazio

Lazio maintained their hopes of a third-placed finish after an 83rd-minute own goal from defender Francesco Acerbi gave them a 2-1 comeback win at Sassuolo.

Domenico Berardi had given the home side the lead from the penalty spot, before Italy international Ciro Immobile pulled Lazio level.

Lazio, in fourth, are three points behind Napoli.

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