Higuain leads Napoli to win over Milan

Updated: February 9, 2014


A Gonzalos Higuain brace saw Napoli come from behind in a 3-1 win over AC Milan at the Stadio San Paulo.

Former Fulham defender Adel Taarabt opened the scoring early for Seedorf’s Milan however barely 5 minutes later a deflected shot from Gokhlan Inler leveled the scores.

Higuan finally settled Napaoli’s nerves with goals in the 56th and 64th minute to give Rafa Benitez’s team 47 points 12 adrift of Juventus leaving AC on 29.

In other action, Udinese buoyed by their narrow midweek win in the Coppa Italia first leg, secured their second consecutive league win registering a 3-0 win over Chievo while their opponents in the Coppa semis, Fiorentina scored in either half to win 2-0 over Atlanta.