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Serie A: Juventus face Napoli, Roma visit Sassuolo

League leaders Juventus travel to third-place Napoli this weekend looking to maintain their charge to a third successive title. Second-place Roma visit relegation-threatened Sassuolo earlier on Sunday and will be hoping to put some pressure on the Bianconeri and cut the gap to 11 points. Having broken one record midweek, Juventus remain firmly on course for another.

Juventus beat Parma 2-1 to record a 15th successive home victory. A third straight Serie A title is already all but a certainty and the Bianconeri could break the 100-point mark in the process.

“We are taking important steps forward,” coach Antonio Conte said. “We’re on seven successive wins and I don’t have any more words with which to praise the boys. Many of them have played eight consecutive matches and they are giving their maximum even if I don’t have the chance to let them breathe again. They are incredible and they manage to surprise even me. We have got 81 points, despite playing every three days, despite a lot of injuries and tiredness.”

Juventus travel to Napoli on Sunday without the league’s top scorer Carlos Tevez.

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