Juventus returned to action from the winter break with a 3-0 thumping win at Turin against Bologna. They picked up from where they left off in December and kept hold on to the 4 point lead over Roma at the top of the league table. Their start striker Gonzalo Higuain was once again on the score-sheet taking his tally to 5 goals from last 3 Serie A games.
Atalanta on the other hand produced an inspired performance at Verona to thrash Chievo 4-1. They are one of the surprise packages in the league this season and sit 6th in the league table pushing for a spot in Europe next season. Atalanta lost 2 of their last 15 games in all competitions, picking up an incredible 11 wins during the period.