Serie A Round-Up
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The Roman club went top after comfortably beating Lecce 3-1 at the Stadio Olimpico.
First half strikes by Emanuele Mancini (pictured) and John Carew gave the Eternal City side a 2-0 lead at the break before Francesco Totti made it three with 14 minutes to go.
The visitors got a late consolation through Javier Chevanton but Fabio Capello's men were worthy winners in the end.
Milan moved to second in the table and level on points with new leaders Roma after two goals by Ukrainian hit-man Andrei Shevchenko gave Il Rossoneri a 2-0 home success over Modena.
Parma scored three second half goals to defeat Chievo 3-1 at the Ennio Tardini.
Goals by Domenico Morfeo, Marco Marchionni and an Alberto Gilardino penalty were enough to hand the points to the home side, while Sergio Pellissier scored a consolation for The Flying Donkeys.
Fabio Bazzani and Francesco Flachi scored second half goals as Sampdoria defeated Ancona 2-0.
Udinese moved up to eighth spot with an impressive 2-1 win at Brescia.
Danish star Martin Jorgensen fired the visitors in front a minute after the break and Dino Fava added a second on 55 minutes.
Andrea Caracciola gave Brescia hope pulling a goal back after 65 minutes, but Udinese held on for the win.
Reggina were held to a 0-0 draw by Bologna at the Oreste Granillo.
Empoli earned a point following a 1-1 away draw at Perugia, having taken an early lead through Tommaso Rocchi after three minutes.
Zisis Vryzas equalised for the home side five minutes before the break but both sides had to settle for the draw at the Renato Curi, with Vryzas being sent off in the dying stages for violent conduct.
In the evening match on Sunday, Udinese earned a 2-1 victory over hosts Brescia at the Mario Rigamonti.
All the goals came in the second half, with Martin Jorgensen and Dino Fava Passaro giving the visitors the lead ten minutes after the break.
Andrea Caracciolo pulled one back for the home side but Udinese held on for the three points in the end.
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