Serie A round-up
By Mark Kendall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Juventus stretched their lead at the top of Serie A with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Lazio.Juventus stretched their lead at the top of Serie A with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Lazio.
Fabio Capello's men actually found themselves behind at the Stadio delle Alpi when Goran Pandev struck for Lazio after just 11 minutes.
Juve levelled five minutes before the break through Uruguayan Ruben Olivera, and Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic completed the comeback with the winner a quarter of an hour from time.
Udinese continued their fine start to the season with a narrow home win over lowly Siena courtesy of a solitary goal from Antonio Di Natale after 16 minutes.
Cagliari cruised past Chievo with former Chelsea idol Gianfranco Zola the star of the show.
Zola grabbed a first half brace, including a penalty, and the hosts were in complete control by the interval when Antonio Langella added a third.
Sergio Pellissier pulled one back for Chievo on 58 minutes, but Nelson Abeijon ensured any hopes of a comeback were short-lived with a fourth just a minute later.
Substitute Carvalho Amauri pulled another back for Chievo two minutes from time but it was no more than a consolation.
Roma needed a late penalty to earn a 1-1 draw at home to Sampdoria, with both goals coming in the final ten minutes.
Biagio Pagano gave the visitors the lead nine minutes from time, but the hosts rescued a point late on.
Francesco Totti stepped up to convert from the penalty spot with six minutes remaining to earn a point for Roma.
Palermo moved into the top five following their 1-0 win over basement boys Atalanta earned by Franco Brienza's goal just before half time.
Lecce twice came from a goal down to beat Livorno 3-2.
Luca Vigiani put Livorno in front just before the half hour mark but Erminio Rullo soon restored parity.
Tomas Danilevicius restored the visitors' lead, but another former Chelsea star Sam Dalla Bona equalised with a penalty before Guillermo Giacomazzi won the game shortly before the hour mark with a penalty.
Fiorentina climbed into the top half thanks to Enzo Maresca's winner against Bologna on 63 minutes.
Brescia pulled away from the bottom of the table with an impressive 3-1 away triumph at Reggina.
Marius Stankevicius and Gilberto Martinez both struck to give the visitors a cushion at the interval.
Marco Zamboni's 73rd minute goal offered Reggina brief hope, but Andrea Caracciolo sealed victory for Carlo Mazzone's men seven minutes later.
Cagliari 4-2 Chievo
Fiorentina 1-0 Bologna
Juventus 2-1 Lazio
Lecce 3-2 Livorno
Palermo 1-0 Atalanta
Reggina 1-3 Brescia
Roma 1-1 Sampdoria
Udinese 1-0 Siena
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