- Associated Press - Thursday, March 6, 2014

MILAN (AP) - Looking to continue its impressive home form, Juventus can extend its Serie A lead when it hosts Fiorentina on Sunday.

Second-place Roma visits Napoli later, hoping to keep up the pressure on the leaders. AC Milan visits Udinese on Saturday.

Here are five things to know about the Italian league this weekend:



Juventus continues to stride to a third straight Serie A title and has extended its lead at the top of the standings.

A 2-0 win at AC Milan, combined with second-place Roma being held to a goalless draw by Inter Milan, saw Juventus move 11 points clear - although it has played a game more than the capital side.

“The title’s not already won, but we took a big step forward last weekend,” Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said. “I don’t feel as if we already have our hands on the title because behind us there is a team which isn’t involved in Europe and can win all its matches from now until the end of the season.”

Juventus has won all 13 of its home league matches this season.



Carlos Tevez is one of the driving forces behind Juventus’ charge to a hat trick of Italian league titles.

The Argentina forward scored again with a 25-meter shot to help Juventus to a 2-0 victory at AC Milan last weekend.

It was Tevez’s 15th goal of the season, putting him at the top of the Italian league’s scoring chart, one ahead of Fiorentina’s Giuseppe Rossi, who has been out injured since January.

“He kept us alive at the beginning of the season when we had a few difficulties,” Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said. “Now he has achieved prestigious figures which makes us even greater.

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