Ibrahimovic brace helps Inter Milan to victory over minnows Chievo

Other News Materials 14 December 2008 21:58 (UTC +04:00)

Serie A leaders Inter Milan beat tail-enders Chievo 4-2 Sunday to open up a nine-point lead on pursuers Juventus and AC Milan, who were due to play a classic tie later Sunday in Turin, dpa reported.

A brace from Zlatan Ibrahimovic moved the defending champions on to 39 points from 16 games, while Napoli lie level with Juve and Milan on 30 after a 3-0 defeat of Lecce on Saturday.

Fiorentina beat Catania 2-0, Genoa and Atalanta drew 1-1 in a game that the hosts ended with 10 men against a nine-man Bergamo side.

Antonio Di Natale scored a brace for Udinese as Lazio came from behind to snatch a 3-3 draw, Roma prevailed 3-2 at home to Cagliari, Palermo beat Siena 2-0, Sampdoria also won 2-0 away to Reggina and Bologna hammered Torino 5-2 on Saturday.