Juventus moved ever closer to clinching a fourth straight Serie A title by beating nearest challengers Lazio 2-0 in Turin.
First-half goals from Carlos Tevez -- his 26th of the season in all competitions -- and centre-back Leonardo Bonucci pushed Juve 15 points clear of second place with only seven games remaining.
Lazio did mount a late rally at the Juventus Stadium but the dismissal of midfielder Danilo Cataldi for a heavy tackle on Tevez ended their challenge.
The result brought Lazio's run of...
Lazio coach Stefano Pioli has told his players not to take the foot off the pedal after thrashing Empoli on Sunday and leapfrogging Roma into second place in Serie A.
The Biancocelesti rolled to their eighth straight victory at the Stadio Olimpico and now have their noses in front of city rivals Roma in the race for automatic qualification for the Champions League.
Serie A leaders Juventus, who slumped to a shock defeat at bottom-side Parma on Saturday, are 12 points clear of Lazio with eight rounds...
Lazio leapfrogged Roma into second place in Serie A with a resounding 4-0 triumph over Empoli at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.
The Biancoceleste, who last week defeated Napoli to reach the Coppa Italia final, took a fourth-minute lead against the visitors from Tuscany through captain Stefano Mauri, while Miroslav Klose added a second in the 31st minute.
Antonio Candreva made it 3-0 before half-time and Felipe Anderson put an exclamation mark on proceedings in the 53rd minute to ensure an eighth straight...