Fiorentina striker DusanVlahovic has taken the lead in the race for the Golden Boot in the Italian Serie A after he scored against Empoli over theweekend. The Serbian international took his tally to 11 goals when he scored the opening goal of the match to give Fiorentinathe lead on 57 minutes.Vlahovic broke the deadlock after a goalless first affair and he was on course to be the matchwinner before Empoli scored twice in the final three minutes to secure a 2-1 win over the team from Florence.
With his goal against Empoli, Vlahovic moved ahead of Lazio striker Ciro Immobile in the race for the highest goalscorerin the Italian top flight after the Italian international failed to score during the 4-0 loss at Napoli. Immobile was largely kept quiet by the Napoli rearguard as the league leaders ran riot at home to move three points clear of title rivals AC Milan at the Italian Serie A summit. Napoli got their goals through Poland midfielder Piotr Zelinski, Belgian attacker Dries Mertens (two goals) and Spanish national team midfielder Fabian Ruiz. Read more