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It's Hellish Verona for Juve as champs slip; EURO ROUND-UP.

Verona came from behind to stun Juventus 2-1 and inflict a third defeat of the season on the Italian champs.

Cristiano Ronaldo set a new Juve record by scoring in 10 consecutive league game to put the Turin giants in front after 65 minutes.

But Fabio Borini hit an equaliser before a late penalty from substitute Giampaolo Pazzini completed the Hellas comeback.

Inter can go level on points with Juve by winning today's Milan derby. But AC Milan will be boosted by the return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The 38-year-old Swede missed last weekend's 1-1 draw with Verona through illness.

He has two goals in his five games since returning to Milan and coach Stefano Pioli said: "Today he is training with the squad and if he gets through that he will be available for the derby.

"We must all have the face of Ibrahimovic, fired up and determined. We must maximise our potential."

Yesterday Atalanta came from behind to see off Fiorentina 2-1 and stay in fourth place, three points ahead of Roma.

Duvan Zapata and Ruslan Malinovskiy netted for the side chasing another Champions League slot.

In the Bundesliga yesterday, Borussia Dortmund lost ground on their title rivals in a thrilling 4-3 loss at Bayer Leverkusen.

Kevin Volland struck twice for the home side only for Mats Hummels, Emre Can and Raphael Guerreiro to hit back and put Dortmund ahead.

But Leon Bailey and Lars Bender hit an astonishing two goals in two minutes to turn the game on its head as Leverkusen pinched victory.

The top two in Germany, Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig, square up today at the Allianz Arena.

In Spain, Getafe kept up their fine form by seeing off Valencia 3-0 and cementing their status in third place, thanks to two goals from 37-year-old Jorge Molina and Jaime Mata's late strike.

Argentine striker Angel Correa's early goal allowed Atletico Madrid to edge out Granada 1-0.


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Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Feb 9, 2020
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