MILAN: Gonzalo Higuain is coming back into form at just the right time for Juventus.
Higuain hadn’t scored for five matches before netting two against former club Napoli midweek as Juventus progressed to the Italian Cup final. And the forward netted another double to fire the Bianconeri past Chievo Verona 2-0 in Serie A yesterday.
Juventus moved nine points clear of second-placed AS Roma, who visit Bologna today.
Massimiliano Allegri will be hoping Higuain can make it three out of three when Juventus host Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday.
Higuain scored the only goal in the 23rd minute, thanks to a fantastic assist from Paulo Dybala, who skipped down the right flank before pulling back for his teammate to fire into the far bottom corner. Higuain nearly doubled his tally on the hour mark with a swiveling effort which flew just past the right corner.