Italian champions Juventus went to the top of Serie A after Sunday’s 4-0 derby win over Torino.
First half goals from Alessandro Del Piero and Marco Di Vaio were followed up by strikes from Pavel Nedved and Edgar Davids to take Juventus a point clear of Internazionale who were held 2-2 by Roma on Saurday.
Juve went ahead on six minute when in-form Del Piero flicked a Nedved free-kick past Torino goalkeeper Luca Bucci. Nedved, who was at the heart of most of Juve’s better moments, then set up Di Vaio for the second on 32 minutes. Six minutes after the interval Nedved made it 3-0 and with two minutes remaining Edgar Davids completed the rout.
Milan are third on 22 points after two goals from the penalty spot by Andrea Pirlo, gave them a 2-1 home win over Parma. Emanuele Filippini replied for the visitors who spurned several chances for an equaliser late on.
Two goals from Argentine striker Claudio Lopez helped Lazio to a 3-1 away win over Como to maintain their 100 per cent away record this season. Lopez’s compatriot Diego Simeone, opened the scoring for Roberto Mancini’s men, before Nicola Corrent levelled for Como. Two second-half goals from Lopez sealed the points which enable Lazio to leapfrog Chievo into fourth.
Chievo’s four match winning run came to an end with a 2-1 defeat at Udinese. Martin Jorgensen and Carsten Jancker were on target for the home side before the break and although Oliver Bierhoff, pulled one back for the visitors, but Udinese hung on for the three points.