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Juve win on Conte's return

Full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner was Juventus' match-winner as the league leaders marked boss Antonio Conte's return to the dugout with a 1-0 victory against struggling Palermo at the Stadio Renzo Barbera.

It was the first time Conte has supervised his team on a match day since he was banned from the touchline for his alleged involvement in match-fixing.

Lichtsteiner's goal five minutes into the second half was the only goal in the game as Palermo played the last 15 minutes with ten men after Michel Morganella saw red after picking up two bookings.

Inter Milan are now the nearest challengers to Juventus at the top of Serie A after defeating Napoli 2-1 at the San Siro.

Fredy Guarin and Diego Milito got the goals for Andrea Stramaccioni's side, who were grateful for a profligate Napoli performance.

Edinson Cavani did get a goal back for the visitors, but they paid the price for poor finishing and misfortune in front of goal as they relinquished second spot and fell five points behind Juventus, with Inter one point above them.

AC Milan continued their recent Serie A resurgence with an eye-catching 4-2 win on the road at Torino.

Successive wins over Juventus and Catania had lightened the mood in the Milan camp after a dismal start to the campaign, and this convincing victory means Massimiliano Allegri's men are now well involved in the pack jostling for the European berths.

Milan's victory came the hard way today after they fell behind to a Mario Santana strike, but four unanswered goals from Robinho, Antonio Nocerino, Giampaolo Pazzini and Stephan El Shaarawy took the game away from the hosts.

Milan's victory came the hard way today after they fell behind to a Mario Santana strike, but four unanswered goals from Robinho, Antonio Nocerino, Giampaolo Pazzini and Stephan El Shaarawy took the game away from the hosts.

Two second-half goals lifted Pescara off the foot of the table with a 2-0 victory over free-falling Genoa.