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Inter give Leonardo flying start, Milan ease clear

ROME - Inter Milan gave new coach Leonardo a flying start to his San Siro career with a 3-1 win at home to Napoli on Thursday as neighbours AC Milan moved five points clear at the top with a 1-0 win at Cagliari. Former Milan boss Leonardo, who replaced Rafael Benitez, saw Thiago Motta grab a brace while Esteban Cambiasso added the other to sink Napoli, who replied through Michele Pazienza.
Inter are still 13 points behind Milan in seventh but they do have two games in hand.

Leonardo named new Inter boss

ROME: Leonardo on Friday crossed the great San Siro divide, the former AC Milan coach being named as the successor to Rafael Benitez as boss of Inter Milan.
The appointment makes him a unique commodity as the first person to have coached both Milan giants. Long on personality, short on managerial experience, Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo was appointed AC Milan manager in May 2009, as successor to Chelsea-bound Carlo Ancelotti still lacking the required managerial badges.

Hero Ibrahimovic sinks Inter in Milan derby

MILAN: Zlatan Ibrahimovic came back to haunt his former employers and silence the boo-boys as 10-man AC Milan went back to the top of the table with a 1-0 win at Inter Milan on Sunday.
Ibrahimovic scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot to enrage the Inter fans who once adored him as Milan earned a crucial three points, despite Ignazio Abate's second half dismissal, to underline their title credentials. Earlier in the day Lazio had briefly gone top as they beat