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Serie A: Ekong’s Udinese delay Juventus title celebration

William Troost-Ekong’s Udinese on Thursday night, delayed Juventus Serie A ninth title celebration, with a hard-fought win at home.

Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt had put the defending champions ahead three minutes before the break in Udine.

But a diving Ilija Nestorovski header seven minutes after the break got Udinese level with Seko Fofana netting the winner in injury time.

Udinese’s Macedonian forward Ilija Nestorovski (L) celebrates after scoring against Juventus.

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Juventus remain six points ahead of second-placed Atalanta with three games left to play, and have another chance to seal the title for the 36th time at home against 14th-placed Sampdoria on Sunday.

Udinese earned a precious three points to move up to 15th position on the Serie A log.

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