David Okereke struck the one aim to earn Venezia a shock 1-Zero win at Bologna on Sunday, their second spectacular victory in as many Serie A video games.
Nigerian attacker Okereke, on mortgage at promoted Venezia from Belgian outfit Membership Brugge, poked residence the winner within the 61st minute to maneuver Venezia as much as 13th and 6 factors from the relegation zone.
The 24-year-old’s fourth league aim of the season gave Paolo Zanetti’s aspect a second straight shock win after additionally beating Jose Mourinho’s Roma earlier than the worldwide break.
Sampdoria jumped out of the drop zone with a 2-Zero win at backside aspect Salernitana which got here via a Francesco Di Tacchio personal aim and a properly taken end from Antonio Candreva.
Roberto D’Aversa’s Samp are 16th and despatched native rivals Genoa into the underside three forward of Andriy Shevchenko’s first match in command of the membership towards Roma in Sunday’s late match.
Within the early recreation Sassuolo drew 2-2 with lowly Cagliari, who snatched some extent partly because of an acrobatic scissor kick from Keita Balde 5 minutes earlier than half-time.
Napoli try to maneuver three factors clear on the high in Sunday’s massive match at third-placed Inter Milan, who wish to shut the seven-point hole between them and the league leaders.