Rome: Juventus won the Serie A title for the 28th time following a 2-0 win at Cagliari as nearest rivals AC Milan crashed 2-4 in their city derby against Inter.
That gave Juve an unassailable four-point lead at the top with just one game left. Mirko Vucinic and a Michele Canini own goal gave the Old Lady of Turin victory in Trieste on Sunday, where Cagliari have been playing recent home games.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a brace for Milan but Inter's Diego Milito eclipsed him with a hat-trick, while Maicon put the icing on the cake late on with a fine long-range strike.
It was Juve's first title since 2003 in the record books due to the fact they were stripped of their 2005 and 2006 crowns for match-fixing.
Just as they were in mid-week, Juve got off to a blistering start, taking the lead after just six minutes. Vucinic beat the offside trap and slotted between goalkeeper Michael Agazzi's legs.
Juve then suffered a blow when right wing-back Stephan Lichtsteiner was carried off on a stretcher following a clash of heads with Mauricio Pinilla. Pinilla was a whisker away from equalising with a shot from distance that skidded just past the post.
And Cagliari wasted a four-on-one counter-attack when Pinilla and Andrea Cossu were guilty of indecision. Agazzi saved well from Vucinic, while Martin Caceres headed wide from a corner but a woeful attempted clearance from Canini looped over the goalkeeper and in to double the visitors' lead.
At the San Siro, Milan should have taken an early lead but Ibrahimovic failed to hit the target from six yards from Robinho's cross.
They were made to pay on 14 minutes as Walter Samuel headed Wesley Sneijder's free-kick back into the danger zone and Milito was there to slot home.


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