Roma, Atalanta and Lazio win to close in on top 4 in Serie A

MILAN (AP) — The race for the Champions League qualifying spots is getting tighter in Serie A. Roma, Atalanta and Lazio all won to move within three points of Inter Milan and Juventus which occupy the final qualifying positions for European soccer’s top club competition. Second-place AC Milan is only another point further ahead. Roma beat 10-man Fiorentina 2-0, Lazio won at Sassuolo by the same score for its first victory of the new year and Atalanta destroyed Salernitana 8-2. Paulo Dybala scored both goals for Roma and both were on assists from Tammy Abraham.

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