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AC Milan close in on Serie A title after Atalanta win

AC Milan sit on the brink of a first Serie A title in over a decade after goals from Rafael Leao and Theo Hernandez sealed a 2-0 win over Atalanta.

Milan, who were last league champions in 2011, are five points clear of reigning champions Inter Milan who need a win at Cagliari later on Sunday to remain in the title chase with one game left next weekend.

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Leao broke through after 56 minutes, picking up a Messias through ball to score between the legs of Atalanta goalkeeper Juan Musso, with Hernandez adding a second 19 minutes later following a brilliant solo run through the Atalanta defence.

Inter have to win at Cagliari to ensure that an enthralling title race enters a final week, with the Sardinians needing a result to avoid relegation.

Simone Inzaghi’s Inter are fresh from a thrilling, extra-time Italian Cup triumph over old foes Juventus on Wednesday and will be hoping to use that wave of enthusiasm in the climax to the campaign.

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