Not quite KO but sounded, with a knee on the ground: Juventus, beaten on Sunday at home by the poorly classified Benevento (0-1), sees the hope of retaining the title of champion of Italy fading away. ‘she has held for nine years.

Inter should be wary of AC Milan, back to six points (with one more game) after their victory snatched against Fiorentina (3-2). But Antonio Conte’s team seems more than ever on the track towards their first scudetto since 2010 to end the Turinese record series of nine consecutive titles.

Behind Inter, the fight for the other three qualifying places in the Champions League promises to be more open than ever. Milan, which still appeared tired, found the resources to consolidate its second place.

Ibrahimovic scored his 15th goal for his return as a starter after his adductor injury (9th). But it was Brahim Diaz, by equalizing at a closed angle (57th) then Hakan Calhanoglu (72nd) who this time saved the Rossoneri’s bet while the Viola had reversed the situation, by Erick Pulgar (17th) and Franck Ribéry (51st) ).

“We showed the character we needed after the elimination in the Europa League” against Manchester United, said “Ibra”, who played the 90 minutes before returning to the Swedish side, almost five years after his ” farewell “.

The Laziali, even if they are only 7th, have proven that they will also have to be reckoned with with their victory on Sunday on the ground of Udinese (1-0).

After the truce, it is indeed an “elimination race, with all the best teams” which awaits these candidates for the Champions League, confirmed the Bergamo coach Gian Piero Gasperini.

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