Nikola Kalinic's first goals for AC Milan were enough to secure a 2-1 win over Udinese at the San Siro. The signing from Fiorentina twice demonstrated predatory instincts to beat his marker and score from close range and had a third ruled out for offside as Milan return to winning ways in Serie A after last weekend's 4-1 humbling at Lazio. Kevin Lasagna cancelled out the Croatian's first goal with a fine finish, and had earlier seen a goal ruled out for offside by the video assistant referee (VAR) system.
Sept 17 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the Serie A matches on Sunday Sunday, September 17 AC Milan 2 Udinese 1 Chievo Verona 1 Atalanta Bergamo 1 Genoa 2 Lazio 3 Napoli 6 Benevento 0 Sassuolo
Paulo Dybala has repeatedly said he doesn't want to be likened to his more famous compatriot Lionel Messi but the comparisons will keep coming as the Argentina youngster goes from strength to strength. Dybala marked his 100th Juventus appearance with his second hat trick of the season to help the Bianconeri win 3-1 at Sassuolo on Sunday and stay perfect in Serie A. Napoli, which crushed Serie A debutant Benevento 6-0, has also won its opening four fixtures as has Inter Milan, which beat Crotone 2-0 on Saturday. "Stop comparing me to Messi, I'm Paulo Dybala," he said. "Every player is himself. I'm Dybala. It's not that I don't like the comparisons with Messi, but Messi is a player who has won
* Juventus, Napoli and Inter all have 12 points * Dybala scores hat-trick for Juve * Mertens hits three for Napoli * Milan and Udinese have goals disallowed by VAR (Updates with Lazio win) MILAN, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Juventus forward Paulo Dybala scored three outstanding goals to notch up his second league hat-trick of the season and lead the champions to a 3-1 win at Sassuolo on Sunday, as they bounced back from their midweek mauling by Barcelona. The Argentine celebrated his 100th game for the Turin side in style with one stunning effort from long range and another from a seemingly impossible position where he was surrounded by four Sassuolo defenders.
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