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Pogba the difference as Juventus tighten grip on title with comeback win over Milan
Mario Balotelli impressed for the Rossoneri but the Old Lady held firm to move nine clear.

PAUL POGBA AGAIN stepped up to the plate and delivered when it mattered the most as Juventus came from behind to beat AC Milan at the San Siro and move nine points clear of Napoli in the race for the Scudetto.

Mario Balotelli was handed a start by Rossoneri boss Sinisa Mihajlovic and was involved in the opening goal – curling in a corner for Alex to power home a header.

The hosts had started brightly with Balotelli’s free-kick forcing a superb save from Gigi Buffon while Ignazio Abate hit the upright after just eight minutes.

Juve equalised less than ten minutes later when Mario Mandzukic found the net while Pogba popped up at the far post midway through the second period to chest down Claudio Marchisio’s corner before knocking it past Gianluigi Donnarumma.

The victory pushes Max Allegri’s side closer to a fifth consecutive championship and with six games left, they’re in control. Napoli have played a game less and face basement side Hellas Verona later today.

Milan, meanwhile, are in sixth.

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