Juve brings down Inter

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Mauro Camoranesi and David Trezeguet scored yesterday to give Juventus a 2-1 victory over Serie A leader Inter Milan.

The defeat was only Inter's second in the league this season and the first at home since April last year.

Inter stayed on 68 points, while AS Roma, which beat Empoli 2-1, has 64. Juventus is third with 58.

Camoranesi scored in the 49th minute and Trezeguet made it 2-0 in the 63rd with his 17th goal of the season, tying him for the league lead.

Inter midfielder Maniche scored in the 83rd to make it 2-1, and he also hit the post in injury time.

In Rome, Christian Panucci headed in the winning goal in the 63rd to lead 10-man AS Roma over Empoli.

Roma played with 10 men after the 57th minute when Simone Perrotta got a red card for pulling down Felice Piccolo from behind.

Max Tonetto had put Roma ahead in the 36th after Francesco Totti passed with his heel to set up the goal. Sebastian Giovinco pulled Empoli even in the 50th.

AC Milan got a goal from Alexandre Pato in the 67th to defeat Torino 1-0.

SPANISH PRIMERA LIGA

Atletico Madrid beat 10-man Sevilla 2-1 to boost its hopes of taking the Spanish league's final Champions League spot.

Argentina striker Sergio Aguero moved past two defenders into the box in the 57th minute to reach Antonio Lopez's cross and scored the match-winner past a beaten Andres Palop.

Three minutes later, Sevilla lost Vincenzo Maresca for headbutting Aguero.

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Newcastle won for the first time since Kevin Keegan returned as manager, defeating visiting Fulham 2-0.

Mark Viduka and Michael Owen scored for Newcastle, which ended a winless streak dating to Jan. 16, the day the club announced Keegan would begin his second stint as manager. Newcastle then lost six games and tied three and was eliminated from the FA Cup. Keegan first managed Newcastle from 1992 to 1997.

Tottenham beat Portsmouth 2-0 off late goals from substitutes Darren Bent and Jamie O'Hara; Roque Santa Cruz scored twice for Blackburn in a 3-1 win over Wigan despite playing with 10 men from the 16th minute; and Sunderland won its first away game of the season with a 1-0 victory at Aston Villa.

Everton missed a chance to catch up with Liverpool in the race for fourth place by drawing with visiting West Ham.

FRENCH LIGUE 1

Sebastien Roudet, Filip Sebo and Steve Savidan scored to lead Valenciennes past second-place Bordeaux 3-1.

Lyon can move nine points clear of Bordeaux and be closer to a seventh consecutive title if it beats Paris Saint-Germain today.

GERMAN BUNDESLIGA

Luca Toni scored twice for Bayern Munich to beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 and extend its league lead. "That was an outstanding performance from the team," Bayern coach Ottmar Hitzfeld said. "We absolutely controlled our opponent. It was only a question of by how much we would win."

BRIEFLY

In the Scottish Premier League, Jean-Claude Darcheville and Nacho Novo scored to lead Rangers past Hibernian 2-1. It was the 12th consecutive league win for Rangers, which has 71 points -- six more than Celtic, which plays at struggling Gretna today ... In the Greek league, Panathinaikos was held to a 1-1 draw by Iraklis Thessaloniki. Flavio Ribeiro scored a disallowed goal for Iraklis in the 34th that was incorrectly ruled out by the referee for offside.


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