Cristiano Ronaldo has helped Juventus set a new Italian league record.
Two goals from Ronaldo clinched a 2-1 win against Sampdoria to help Juventus set a new Serie A record for the most points registered in the first half of a season.
Ronaldo gave the defending champions an early lead.
After Fabio Quagliarella had equalised with a first-half penalty, the Portuguese star converted a controversial spot-kick himself in the 65th minute.
That effort was Juve’s 100th goal in 2018 in all competitions.
Elsewhere, 10-man AC Milan scored for the first time in five league games to complete a comeback victory over SPAL.
Napoli bounced back to winning ways after their Boxing Day defeat at Inter Milan thanks to Dries Mertens’ late strike in a 3-2 home win against Bologna.
Roma clinched back-to-back victories after a 2-0 win at Parma.
Genoa were held 0-0 by Fiorentina at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium, while Ignacio Pussetto and Valon Behrami scored in either half as 10-man Udinese beat Cagliari 2-0 at home.