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Impressive Milan extend Serie A lead

Milan players celebrate Zlatan Ibrahimovic's goal in their convincing 3-0 victory at Bologna.
Milan players celebrate Zlatan Ibrahimovic's goal in their convincing 3-0 victory at Bologna.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • AC Milan have increased their Iead at the top of Italian Serie A to six points
  • The Rossoneri claimed a comfortable 3-0 victory at Bologna on Sunday
  • Juventus move up to second position after a last-gasp 2-1 victory over Lazio
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(CNN) -- AC Milan have increased their Iead at the top of Italian Serie A to six points after a comfortable 3-0 victory at Bologna.

The Rossoneri were always on course to secure their 10th win from 12 matches once Kevin-Prince Boateng had converted Zlatan Ibrahimovic's left-wing cross in the ninth minute.

And the visitors doubled their advantage 10 minutes from half time when Boateng turned from scorer to provider, flicking the ball on for Robinho to fire a shot through the legs of keeper Emiliano Viviano.

Milan secured the three points on the hour mark when Andrea Pirlo's superb pass found Ibrahimovic -- and the Swedish striker made no mistake with his shot.

Bologna wasted a golden opportunity to pull a goal back late in the game when Clarence Seedorf was adjudged to have fouled Marco Di Vaio in the area.

It was the first spot-kick Milan had conceded this season but goalkeeper Christian Abbiati kept his clean sheet by stopping Di Vaio's subsequent penalty.

Juventus head the chasing pack on goal difference from Napoli and Lazio, after beating the Rome side 2-1 in Turin thanks to a stunning last-gasp winner from Serbian international Milos Krasic.

Giorgio Chiellini gave Juve the lead after only two minutes but Lazio levelled when Mauro Zarate fired in off the post.

However, Krasic's superb strike in the dying moments ensured Juve overtook their opponents and Napoli, who briefly held second position after defeating Genoa 1-0 on Saturday, despite only having 10 men.