Ibrahimovic hits 500 club goals as AC Milan go back to the top trashing Crotone (4-0)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 500th and 501st club goals set AC Milan on their way to a 4-0 win over Crotone as they held onto top spot in Serie A on Sunday afternoon.
The Swede, who turns 40 this year, bagged his first career goal as far back as 1999, and he has now racked up five centuries of goals in club football, spanning four decades.
Crotone started relatively well without giving Gianluigi Donnarumma too much work to do.
But Ibrahimovic was put through on Alex Cordaz by a gorgeous Rafael Leao ball to score his 500th club goal, and his 501st came after the hour mark.
Ante Rebic added some gloss to the scoreline by netting twice, with his goals separated by just a minute, as Milan hit the Calabrians with three goals in a six-minute window.
The win sees the Rossoneri climb back above Inter at Serie A's summit, where they hold a two-point cushion over their cross-city rivals.
Substitute Mario Mandzukic came close to a fifth for Milan late on, but his effort was cleared off the line.
Inter win in Florence (0-2)
Inter climbed partially to the top of the Serie A table with a 2-0 win over Fiorentina at the Stadio Artemio Franchi on Friday night.
Nicolo Barella opened the scoring for Antonio Conte's men, swinging the ball into the corner from the edge of the penalty area.
Inter doubled their advantage at the start of the second half when Achraf Hakimi got in behind the Fiorentina defence and squared the ball for Ivan Perisic.
The win moves Inter one point ahead of city rivals AC Milan in Italy's top flight, with Stefano Pioli's side hosting Crotone on Sunday.
Cristiano Ronaldo guides Juventus to victory over Roma (2-0)
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 16th goal of the season in Serie A as Juventus beat Roma 2-0 at the Allianz Stadium on Saturday.
The former Real Madrid forward, who celebrated his 36th birthday on Friday, found the bottom corner from the edge of the box to give the hosts a first half lead.
Roma's Roger Ibanez denied the Portuguese international a second goal in the second half, not by clearing Dejan Kulusevski's cross but by turning it into his own net.
The win takes Juve above their opponents in the Serie A table and just five points behind leaders Inter.
Napoli stumble against Genoa to remain outside the Champions League spots (2-1)
Goran Pandev scored both goals as Genoa defeated Napoli 2-1 at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Saturday evening.
Gennaro Gattuso's side found themselves with a mountain to climb after Pandev's double inside the first 30 minutes.
The 37-year-old beat David Ospina with his left foot for the first goal before an exquisite turn set him up for his second.
Matteo Politano drove in what turned out to be a consolation goal 10 minutes from time as Napoli suffered their second defeat in their last three Serie A games.
Gattuso's men remain three points behind fourth place Roma in the table, while Genoa move up to 11th.
A warning to Real Madrid: Atalanta's games are like a lottery (3-3)
Real Madrid will find it difficult to know what to expect when they take on Atalanta in the last 16 of the Champions League later this month.
Gian Piero Gasperini's side are renowned for their unpredictability, which was highlighted once more in their 3-3 draw with Torino on Saturday.
The hosts went three goals up inside the first 22 minutes at the Gewiss Stadium thanks to goals from Josip Ilicic, Robin Gosens and Luis Muriel.
However, their lead started to crumble before the break, with Andrea Belotti finally finding the net after his penalty was saved by Pierluigi Gollini.
Torino pushed forward again before half time and, after Rolando Mandragora had hit the crossbar, Gleison Bremer tucked in the rebound.
After both teams had hit the woodwork in the second half, Torino found their equaliser through Federico Bonazzoli six minutes from time.
Real Madrid travel to Bergamo for the first leg of their Champions League with Atalanta on February 24.
Source: Marca / Billy Munday