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Piazon scored two first-
half penalties to lead
Vitesse Arnhem to a 3-
0 victory over Go Ahead
Eagles and keep the
Arnhem team on top of
the Dutch Eredivisie
after round 14.
Referee Danny Makke-
lie briefly halted the
match in the first half
yesterday after a fan ran
onto the pitch, apparently
to protest the second
penalty in five minutes
for Vitesse, and other
fans let off fireworks in
Go Ahead was reduced
to 10 men when Deniz
Turuc was sent off for a
foul on Mike Havenaar
that also produced the
first spot kick.
Vitesse extended its
lead after the break
through a Gael Kakuta
goal in the 65th minute.
Ajax beat Heracles Alme-
lo 3-0 Saturday to move
into second spot. (AP)
MILAN---Juventus eased to a 2-0 win at
Livorno yesterday to provisionally take over
the top spot in Serie A, while Fiorentina fell
to a surprise 1-0 defeat at Udinese.
Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez scored
in the second half for Juventus. The two time-
defending champion moved two points above
Roma, which hosts Cagliari today.
"I dedicate it to our fans who always support
us," Llorente said. "We have to look at ourselves
and continue doing everything the coach asks
of us, as we are doing. I think we are a strong
Tomas Heurtaux scored for Udinese, which
had lost four of its past five matches.
Elsewhere, a stoppage-time equalizer saw
Lazio snatch a 1-1 draw at 10-man Sampdoria
and spoil coach Sinisa Mihajlovic s debut match
Sampdoria played the entire second half with
10 men after Nenad Krsticic was sent off.
Also, teenage forward Domenico Berardi struck
again as Sassuolo beat Atalanta 2-0 while Torino
crushed Catania 4-1.
Juventus faced something of a crisis in defense,
with Stephan Lichtsteiner and Andrea Barzagli
injured and Angelo Ogbonna and Leonardo
Bonucci out suspended. Mauricio Isla, Sebastian
Giovinco and Simone Pepe were also out with
The visitors broke the deadlock shortly after
the hour mark when Llorente volleyed Paul
Pogba s cross into the top corner with a mag-
Llorente turned provider in the 75th to set
up Tevez for a low drive into the bottom cor-
ner.Andrea Coda almost scored an own goal to
extend Juventus lead when his diving header
hit the post from Simone Padoin s cross.
Juventus goalkeepr Gianluigi Buffon was rarely
troubled on his 500th Serie A appearance.
Fiorentina is 10 points behind Juventus, in
fifth spot, after losing at the Stadio Friuli despite
dominating for much of the match.
Udinese scored the only goal of the game
against the run of play when Roberto Pereyra
nodded on Antonio Di Natale s free kick for
Heurtaux to volley home at the far post in the
Udinese moved into the top half of the table
and is a point behind eighth-placed Lazio.
It was Mihajlovic s first match in charge since
taking over at Sampdoria after failing to guide
Serbia to the World Cup. Mihajlovic played for
both Lazio and Sampdoria.
Sampdoria had lost its past three matches
and its hopes of ending that run took a blow
when Krsticic was shown a second yellow card
at the start of the second half.
However, it took the lead in the 67th minute.
Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti did brilliantly
to parry Manolo Gabbiadini s effort, before
scrambling up to swat away another shot, but
Roberto Soriano headed in the rebound.
Lazio leveled at the end when Lorik Cana
drilled into the bottom left corner.
Catania is now a point behind Sampdoria
and level with bottom club Chievo Verona after
a hefty defeat in Turin.
Sebastian Leto got Catania back into the game
at the start of the second half following goals
from Ciro Immobile and Omar El Kaddouri. But
Emiliano Moretti and El Kaddouri sealed the
match with two in as many minutes.
Sassuolo moved three points above the rel-
egation zone with goals from Simone Zaza and
Berardi against fellow strugglers Atalanta. (AP)
Juventus moves top of Serie A
Juventus striker Carlos Tevez of Argentina, top, celebrates with
his teammate Kwadwo Asamoah after scoring, during a Serie A
soccer match between Juventus and Livorno, in Leghorn, Italy,
yesterday. AP PHOTO
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