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Soccer: Juve pull six points clear before Milan v Roma

Napoli thump Inter 4-2 to stay in hunt

16 December, 10:45
Soccer: Juve pull six points clear before Milan v Roma (ANSA) - Rome, December 16 - Champions Juventus pulled six points clear at the top of Serie A by thrashing Sassuolo 4-0 on Sunday, although second-placed AS Roma can cut the lead back to three points if they win at AC Milan late on Monday.

A hat-trick by Argentine forward Carlos Tevez and a goal by full back Federico Peluso helped Turin giants Juve put last week's ejection from the Champions League with a 1-0 loss at Galatasaray behind them.

Napoli consolidated third place and stayed in the hunt by thumping Inter 4-2 at home.

Fiorentina leapfrogged Inter and moved into fourth place thanks to an impressive 3-0 win over Bologna.

Juventus have 43 points from 16 games, while Roma have 37 points and a game in hand.

Napoli have 35 points, Fiorentina have 30 and fifth-placed Inter have 28.

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