Serie A reports

MILAN - Brief reports from Serie A matches played on Sunday.

INTER MILAN 2 AC MILAN 1

Leaders Inter clung on for a victory which took them 11 clear of third-placed Milan.

Adriano used an arm to convert Maicon's cross on 28 minutes and Dejan Stankovic fired in three minutes before the break to put the champions 2-0 up.

Alexandre Pato tapped in for Milan on 70 minutes to set up a barnstorming finish but the Rossoneri could not find the leveller despite their best efforts with Filippo Inzaghi having a goal ruled out for offside.

ATALANTA BERGAMO 3 AS ROMA 0

Atalanta's stunning home form continued as Roma's surge up the table came to a shuddering halt.

Daniele Capelli lashed in after the break and captain Cristiano Doni grabbed a quick double with a clever touch and a calm finish following a strong run through Roma's weak defence.

Roma midfielder Simone Perrotta was sent off late on for a second yellow.

CAGLIARI 2 LECCE 0

Michele Fini blasted home a loose ball early in the second half to help boost Cagliari's European hopes and keep fourth-bottom Lecce in relegation trouble.

Alessandro Matri added a second in stoppage time.

CHIEVO VERONA 1 CATANIA 1

Giuseppe Colucci grabbed an injury-time equaliser against his former club to hand struggling Chievo a share of the spoils.

Catania's Pablo Ledesma had blasted in a 12th-minute penalty after Japanese forward Takayuki Morimoto was tripped.

The hosts had a strong appeal for a penalty turned down for handball.

GENOA 3 FIORENTINA 3

Adrian Mutu (pictured) scored a second half hat-trick as the visitors came back from 3-0 down to leapfrog their rivals and move fourth.

Brazilian midfielder Thiago Motta finished off a lovely move to put the hosts ahead on 12 minutes but Giuseppe Biava was dismissed for a second booking on the half hour.

Raffaele Palladino made light of the sending off by grabbing a second at the far post and striker Diego Milito converted a penalty in the second half after a foul on Domenico Criscito.

Mutu pulled one back from the spot after Alberto Gilardino was tripped. The Romanian's deflected free kick then bounced in off the bar and he fired home the leveller in injury time.

JUVENTUS 1 SAMPDORIA 1

Amauri grabbed a point for Juve when he bravely headed in Sebastian Giovinco's cross midway through the second half.

Samp striker Giampaolo Pazzini netted his third in three games on 10 minutes after a delightful through ball from Antonio Cassano, linked in the media with a move to Juve.

Pavel Nedved hit the post with a shot and the bar with a header while Alessandro Del Piero rattled the woodwork with a free kick among other Juve chances. Cassano's deflected also cross clipped the post for the visitors.

REGGINA 0 PALERMO 0

The hosts are three points adrift at the bottom after a forgettable game.

The match only came to life late on but Davide Di Gennaro and Edinson Cavani missed good chances for both sides.

SIENA 1 UDINESE 1

Antonio Di Natale salvaged a draw for improving Udinese with a cool finish midway through the second period.

Massimo Maccarone had put the home side ahead when he netted on the rebound after his penalty was saved following Andrea Coda's barge on Houssine Kharja.

Di Natale had a penalty appeal rejected when he tumbled in the box and strike partner Fabio Quagliarella had a goal ruled out for offside.

Played on Saturday:

NAPOLI 1 BOLOGNA 1

Serie A top scorer Marco Di Vaio netted his 16th goal of the season to earn lowly Bologna a draw at Napoli, who have now picked up just two points in their last six games.

The former Italy forward equalised in the 23rd minute, tapping in the rebound from a shot by Sergio Volpi, who appeared to handle after being gifted possession by a defensive blunder.

Christian Maggio had sidefooted Napoli ahead three minutes earlier after a German Denis cross from the right of the area.

LAZIO 1 TORINO 1

Lazio's ambitions of qualifying for Europe are waning after they were held to a home draw by third-bottom Torino.

Lazio defender Sebastiano Siviglia levelled with a header in the 75th minute, after Stefano Mauri had attempted to score with an overhead kick, to end a run of four consecutive league defeats for the Rome club.

Midfielder Ignazio Abate had put Torino ahead in the 36th when he controlled a loose Ousmane Dabo clearance and found the net with a right-foot shot from the edge of the area.