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Juventus beat Fiorentina 1-0 for 14-point lead

By AP - Mar 09,2014 - Last updated at Mar 09,2014

MILAN — Juventus remained firmly on course for a third straight Serie A title after beating Fiorentina 1-0 on Sunday to provisionally extend their lead at the top of the standings to 14 points. Second-placed Roma have played two games less and travel later to Napoli, which trail their opponent by six points. Kwadwo Asamoah scored a brilliant goal three minutes from halftime to give Juventus the lead. Inter Milan are only a point behind fourth-placed Fiorentina after beating Torino 1-0. Parma, which have a game in hand, are a point further back following their 2-0 victory over Hellas Verona. Lazio lost 1-0 at home to Atalanta in a match which saw Antonio Candreva sent off for two bookings. At the other end of the table, Livorno wasted a two-goal lead to lose a relegation battle 4-2 at Sampdoria. Elsewhere, Chievo Verona secured a 2-1 win over Genoa, while Bologna and Sassuolo played out a goalless draw.

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