(CNN) -- Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as Inter Milan eased to a 3-0 victory over bottom side Reggina at the San Siro on Sunday to re-open their seven-point lead at the top of Serie A.
Ibrahimovic's goals have kept Inter clear at the top in Italy.
Nearest challengers Juventus had put on the pressure with a thumping 4-1 win at AS Roma on Saturday night, but Jose Mourinho's men responded in fine style.
Esteban Cambiasso put Inter ahead after just six minutes after being set up by Dejan Stankovic.
The match was almost certainly out of Reggina's reach with the second just four minutes later after Ibrahimovic converted following a contentious penalty award.
With Inter pressing, Ibrahimovic might have scored a hat-trick by half time, but the third and his second was not long in coming.
The Swedish striker beat several men before scoring with a clever chip to delight the home fans just before the hour mark.
AC Milan were held goalless at Napoli in Sunday's late game to trail arch-rivals Inter by 14 points but remaining in third spot.
In the battle for the fourth and final Champions League qualifying position, Genoa beat Udinese 2-0 at home to keep their two-point lead over Fiorentina.
Goals from Giuseppe Sculli and Diego Milito gave Genoa a crucial win as Fiorentina kept pace with a 1-0 home win over Siena.
Romania striker Adrian Mutu scored the winning goal in Florence.