Defeat Prevented Juve From Capitalizing Laziois the previous low defeat Lecce, even if Maurizio Sarri’s team remains seven points ahead. Their closest opponents fell to a 2-1 loss despite Felipe Caicedo leading them after just five minutes.
Khouma Babacar led Lecce at the half-hour level and the hosts had a chance to take a lead in the first half, only for Marco Mancuso to take a penalty over the bar. At the start of the second half, Fabio Lucioni entered a corner to put Lecce in the lead, and they held on to get out of the relegation zone.
Substitutes Bobby Adekanye, whose head at close range was knocked down by Gabriel, had the best chance of equalizing visitors. The Lazio Patric defender was thrown out of play after appearing to bite Giulio Donati on the arm. It was a horrible ending for another painful defeat for Lazio – their third in five games since the restart.
In League, Atletico Madrid slightly confirmed qualification for the Champions League with a 1-1 draw Celtic. Álvaro Morata gave Atletico the lead just a minute away, but Fran Beltran equalized for the hosts early in the second half.
Valence kept their hopes of European football with a 2-1 victory over Valladolid, thanks to the winner of Lee Kang-in in the 89th minute at Mestalla.