Juventus struggled to a 2⃣-0⃣ win at Atalanta to restore their 3⃣-point lead at the top of Serie A on Sunday. Andrea Barzagli put the champions ahead but a spirited Atalanta caused problems😰 for Juventus on the break. Mario Lemina made sure of the points with just 5⃣ minutes to play when he beat two defenders before finding the bottom corner with a great😍 finish. Juventus have now won 17 of their last 18 Serie A matches as Massimiliano Allegri's👔 men close in on their fifth successive league title🏆.
Inter recorded a 3⃣-1⃣ victory against Palermo to seal👌🏻 their third home league win in a row. Adem Ljajic hit a peach of an opener⚽ from 25 yards and captain Mauro Icardi added a quick⚡ second before Franco Vazquez volleyed⚽ in a cross for Palermo on the stroke of half-time. Ivan Perisic scored a diving header early in the second half to put Roberto Mancini's👔 men back in contro👍🏻l.
AC Milan's Mapei Stadium curse😰 continued as they lost for the third year in a row😔 at Sassuolo. Sinisa Mihajlovic👔 was dismissed for dissent as his Milan side lost their 12-match unbeaten streak by going down to goals⚽ by Alfred Duncan and Nicola Sansone. Sassuolo held on for their third successive😎 league win despite Gregoire Defrel being sent off♦ with 13 minutes to go.