Lazović nets 2 as Verona beats Cremonese in relegation fight

MILAN (AP) — Darko Lazović has scored twice to help Hellas Verona to a valuable 2-0 win over Cremonese in a Serie A relegation fight. Both goals came in the first half and saw the hosts move off the bottom of the table. Verona remained in the relegation zone but inched to within six points of safety with its first win since the beginning of September. Cremonese replaced it in last spot. Atalanta got back to winning ways but it had to come from behind to beat Bologna 2-1. The result saw Atalanta move level with Lazio and Roma. They are three points below fourth-placed Inter Milan and the final Champions League qualifying spot.

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