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AC Milan Drops Two Points In Serie A Title Race

AC MilanSerie A pacesetters are five points clear at the summit after being held to a goalless draw at home to .

After an even first half in which neither side was able to create a clear opportunity, Milan went up a gear after the break. The closest they came to breaking the deadlock was six minutes into the second period, when Zlatan Ibrahimović’s right-footed shot struck both posts of Fernando Muslera’s goal.

Muslera was beaten once more with 21 minutes remaining, this time by Robinho, but the Lazio keeper was rescued by centre-back Giuseppe Biava, who was on hand to block the forward’s effort.

The draw means Lazio remain seven points adrift in third, but second-placed will move to within two of Milan if they beat Verona on Wednesday. In other matches Wednesday, visits Palermo and hosts Brescia, while faces Bari on Thursday.

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