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Italy’s Parma Solidifies Position

May 18, 2001

PARMA, Italy (AP) _ Junior scored twice and Marco Di Vaio once as Parma beat Internazionale of Milan 3-1 Thursday to solidify its hold on fourth place _ and Italy’s final berth in next season’s European Champions League.

With just three games remaining, Parma (15-8-8) opened a six-point lead over fifth-place AC Milan (12-8-11), which lost at home 2-1 to Fiorentina.

Enrico Chiesa scored twice for Fiorentina (10-9-12).

AS Roma (20-3-7) leads the league with 67 points, five ahead of Lazio of Rome (19-6-5) and six ahead of Juventus of Turin (17-3-10).

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