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Milan finish season with comfortable win

Milan coach Leonardo is mobbed by team-mates after the opening goal in their 3-0 victory over Juventus.
Milan coach Leonardo is mobbed by team-mates after the opening goal in their 3-0 victory over Juventus.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • AC Milan finish the Italian Serie A season in third place after a 3-0 win over Juventus
  • Ronaldinho (2) and Luca Antonini score the goals that give the Rossoneri victory in their final match
  • The result gives Milan some good news following coach Leonardo's departure from the club
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(CNN) -- Leonardo left his position as AC Milan coach on a high on Saturday night, as the Brazilian guided the Rossoneri to a comfortable 3-0 Serie A victory over Juventus.

Two goals from Ronaldinho and another from Luca Antonini ensured that Milan beat Juve by that scoreline for the second time this season -- cementing third place in the table in the process.

The defeat leaves Juventus finishing the season in seventh position, collecting unwanted club records of 15 Serie A defeats and 56 goals conceded in the process.

Milan took a 14th minute lead when Clarence Seedorf flicked the ball into space for over-lapping full-back Antonini to fire past goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, although his shot was deflected off Fabio Cannavaro.

Milan's lead was doubled in the 28th minute when Ronaldinho played a 1-2 with fellow-Brazilian Alexandre Pato before beating Buffon at his near post.

And the victory was completed midway through the second half when Gianluca Zambrotta's right-wing cross found Ronaldinho in space at the back post, and he curled his shot past substitute goalkeeper Alex Manninger.

Throughout the match, the San Siro crowd showed their support for Leonardo, who they feel has been forced out of the club by owner Silvio Berlusconi.

Lazio beat Udinese 3-1 in the evening's other match, although the visitors' goal was scored by Golden Boot leader Antonio Di Natale -- who notched his 29th goal of the season.