Beyond the Derby d’Italia between Inter and Juventus, Serie A Matchday 23 was packed full of drama from top to bottom. The Champions League race took yet more twists, with Atalanta now taking control of fourth place and AS Roma getting back on track in fifth place as well. La Dea beat Lazio at home, while the Giallorosse hammered Cagliari in the capital. To talk through those games and all of the other action, the Total Italian Football Podcast is here.
Fiorentina, having previously been well placed for the Champions League, suffered a late collapse to lose 3-2 in Lecce and continue their poor form, while AC Milan beat Frosinone 3-2. Bologna came from behind to beat Sassuolo 4-2, and Napoli did the same to beat Hellas Verona 2-1.
Elsewhere, each of Empoli vs Genoa, Udinese vs Monza and Torino vs Salernitana ended goalless.
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