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Serie A: Juventus Defeat Spezia, Lazio Win at Salernitana


Feb 19, 2023

Last Updated: February 20, 2023, 01:04 IST

Juventus’ Angel Di Maria celebrates after scoring to 0-2 during the Serie A soccer match between Spezia and Juventus, at the Alberto Picco stadium in La Spezia, Italy, Sunday Feb. 19, 2023. (Tano Pecoraro/LaPresse via AP)

Moise Kean and Angel Di Maria struck as Juventus registered a 2-0 win at Spezia, while Italy striker Ciro Immobile’s brace helped Lazio beat Salernitana 2-0

Goals by forward Moise Kean and winger Angel Di Maria helped Juventus to a 2-0 victory at Spezia in Serie A on Sunday, extending their winning streak in the league to three games.

Juve moved up to seventh on 32 points from 23 games, 10 off fourth spot. Spezia stay 17th, two points above the drop zone.

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The visitors took the lead in the 32nd minute after a cross by Filip Kostic found Kean who beat Spezia substitute goalkeeper Federico Marchetti from inside the box with his first touch.

Substitute Di Maria sealed the win for Juve in the 66th with a low shot from a distance that sailed into the bottom corner.

Earlier on Sunday, Lazio jumped three places to the fourth spot by winning 2-0 at Salernitana with a double from Italy striker Ciro Immobile to reach 42 points.

Sixth-placed Atalanta failed to make a top-four return as they lost 2-1 at home to Lecce, the second defeat in their last three league outings. They have 41 points.

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