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Juventus beats Palermo 4-1 to go 10 points clear in Serie A


AP

Published 5:03 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2017 | Updated 9 hours ago

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Paulo Dybala orchestrated his former side’s destruction as Juventus beat relegation-threatened Palermo 4-1 to move 10 points clear in Serie A on Friday.

Dybala, who also hit the post, scored two and set up another against the side that brought him to Italy from Argentina. The 23-year-old didn’t celebrate after his goals.

Juventus, which is marching towards an unprecedented sixth successive Serie A title, extended its lead over second-placed Roma, which hosts Torino on Sunday.

The result also extended Juve’s Serie A record to 29 consecutive home wins and leaves it full of confidence ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 match against Porto.

“Out of respect to my former teammates and Palermo fans, I didn’t celebrate. I had three great years at Palermo,” Dybala said. “I thanked (Gonzalo) Higuain for the…

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