AC Milan went top of Serie ‘A' on Wednesday with a 3-1 victory over Palermo at the San Siro as Lazio crashed 1-0 at newly-promoted Cesena.

Sixth-placed Roma is just five points off top now following a third win in a row.

The results: Serie A: AC Milan 3 (Pato 19, Ibrahimovic 77-pen, Robinho 83) bt Palermo 1 (Bacinovic 63); Brescia 1 (Diamanti 73) drew with Juventus 1 (Quagliarella 71); Cagliari 0 lost to Napoli 1 (Lavezzi 90); Catania 1 (Maxi Lopez 60) bt Udinese 0; Cesena 1 (Parolo 85) bt Lazio 0; Chievo 0 drew with Bari 0; Genoa 1 (Milanetto 81) bt Bologna 0; Lecce 1 (Olivera 79) drew with Inter Milan 1 (Milito 76); Roma 3 (Simplicio 45, Borriello 51, Perrotta 77) bt Fiorentina 2 (Gilardino 69, D'Agostino 90). — AFP

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