Juventus secure seventh Serie A in a row

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ITALY SOCCER SERIE A

Juventus have won their 34th Serie A title, 16 more than next best AC Milan

Juventus wrapped up their record extending seventh-straight Italian Serie A title, and their fourth league and cup double in a row, with a pragmatic 0-0 draw at AS Roma.

Second-placed Napoli won 2-0 at Sampdoria and set a new club points record but it was all in vain as they were left four points behind Juve with one round of matches to play.

Napoli, whose match was briefly interrupted in the second half because of anti-Neapolitan chants by home supporters, will finish as runners-up for the second time in three seasons under Maurizio Sarri.

Juventus, who claimed their 34th Serie A title, maintained their perfect domestic record in their four seasons under Massimiliano Allegri.

The Italian coach often talks about the importance of "administering the game" and that was exactly what Juventus did as they coasted home, doing the absolute minimum required of them at the Stadio Olimpico.

Third-placed Roma, already qualified for next season's Champions League, took the initiative and looked dangerous but squandered their best chances.

Paulo Dybala had the ball in the net two minutes after halftime but he was fractionally offside.

Roma were reduced to 10 men when Nainggolan, already booked, was sent off for an ugly foul on Dybala in the 68th minute and the game petered out.

Napoli's Arkadiusz Milik and Raul Albiol scored second-half goals to secure three points at the Marassi stadium.

Juventus have 92 points from 37 games with Napoli on 88 - two more than their previous best - with Roma 74, Lazio 72 and Inter Milan 69 making up the top five.

Lazio missed a chance to clinch the fourth and final Italian place in next season's Champions League group stage when they were held to a 2-2 draw at relegation-threatened Crotone..

Inter visit Lazio for their final game on Sunday and a win will lift them into fourth place on their head-to-head record.

AC Milan secured a spot in the Europa League despite Atalanta scoring late to rescue a 1-1 draw in a bad-tempered match with both teams reduced to 10 men.

Any one of five clubs could be relegated on the final day of the season.

Cagliari managed a surprise 1-0 victory at eight-placed Fiorentina to climb out of the bottom three on 36 points.

They moved a point above Crotone and Spal, who lost 2-1 at Torino.

Udinese are on 37 points after a 1-0 win at already relegated Hellas Verona and level with Chievo Verona, who came from behind to win 2-1 at Bologna.

Benevento have already been relegated and will finish bottom.