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Milan's late shock leaves Italian title in Juve's hands

Unbeaten Juventus leapfrogged Milan to lead Serie A by a point after winning 2-0 at Palermo, Leonardo Bonucci and Fabio Quagliarella scoring in the second half. Champions Milan suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat to struggling Fiorentina at San Siro, where Carvalho Amauri's winner came in the 89th minute. "Now we don't have to rely on anything from anyone else," Juve's head coach, Antonio Conte, said after his team went top for the first time since February.

Barcelona given hope following Real Madrid draw

Barcelona can trim Real Madrid's lead at the top of La Liga to five points when they host Granada on Tuesday after the Real juggernaut took a skid in a 1-1 draw at home to Malaga on Sunday.

Spanish successes mask debt crisis

Yesterday, Spain was celebrating having a record five teams in the Champions and Europa League quarter-final draws. But only 24 hours earlier, Spanish football was sent reeling from Government figures that confirmed its clubs owe €752m (£625m) in unpaid tax.

De Gea undergoing Manchester United medical

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is set to push his summer spending close to £50 million later this week when he completes the signing of goalkeeper David de Gea.

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