Serie A round-up
By Patrick Goss
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Juventus put European misery behind them by moving clear in Serie A.Juventus put European misery behind them by moving clear in Serie A, taking advantage of a 2-1 shock defeat for Milan at the hands of Siena, with a 5-2 drubbing of Lecce.
The Turin giants bowed out of Europe to Liverpool but their vow to seal the league title looks all the more impressive after a convincing win.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic bagged a hat-trick, adding to a Stephen Appiah opener and Pavel Nedved's strike, ensuring that victory was theirs, despite goals from Mirko Vucinic and Sam Dalla Bona.
Milan did move through to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, but may have lost focus in the league against Siena, despite taking the lead through Hernan Crespo.
Enrico Chiesa levelled and Francesco Cozza grabbed a late winner that leave Milan three points behind Juve.
Inter ended a tough week with victory against Cagliari; Jose Ze Maria and Obafemi Martins on target in a 2-0 win.
Tomasso Rocchi gave Lazio a 2-1 win against Bologna after Federico Giunti's opener was cancelled out by a Massimo Oddo penalty.
A 90th minute penalty by Luigi Di Biagio gave Brescia a 1-0 win over Atalanta, whilst goals from Mattia Marchesetti and Federico Cossato gave Chievo a 2-0 win against Parma.
Fiorentina slipped deeper in to trouble with a 2-0 loss to Livorno - Cristiano Lucarelli bagging a brace against the Viola.