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Milan rallies to earn draw at Torino
Turin, Italy (Sports Network) - Mario Balotelli's penalty kick deep into stoppage time rescued a 2-2 draw for AC Milan at Torino on Saturday in Kaka's Rossoneri return.
The Brazilian was playing in his first game for Milan since signing from Real Madrid, but second-half goals from Torino's Danilo D`Ambrosio and Alessio Cerci threatened to spoil the evening for Kaka.
Sulley Muntari halved the deficit by taking advantage of a failed clearance to find the net in the 87th minute, but the goal looked to have arrived too late.
However, Milan's Andrea Poli was brought down inside the penalty area by Torino's Manuel Pasqual, allowing Balotelli to cooly slot home the spot kick, salvaging a point for Milan, which owns four points from its first three games.
Inter Milan 1, Juventus 1
Milan, Italy - Arturo Vidal helped Juventus salvage a 1-1 draw against Inter Milan at the San Siro on Saturday as he netted the equalizer in the 75th minute.
Inter threatened to go ahead midway through the second half when Fredy Guarin rattled the crossbar with a right-footed effort, but the Nerazzurri took the lead in the 73rd minute through substitute Mauro Icardi.
Ricardo Alvarez stole the ball in the Juve defensive third and fed a pass to Icardi, who placed a shot over goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and into the net.
But it took the visitors only two minutes to respond as Vidal found room near the penalty spot to fire a left-footed shot inside the right post.
Napoli 2, Atalanta 0
Naples, Italy - Napoli took over the top spot in Serie A on Saturday behind second-half goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Jose Maria Callejon in a 2-0 victory over Atalanta.
Higuain finally unlocked the Atalanta defense in the 71st minute when he took possession of the ball inside the penalty area on the left and drove it inside the far post.
Atalanta's chances of a comeback took a hit a few minutes later when Luca Cigarini received his second yellow card for a foul on Callejon, who notched the second goal for Napoli nine minutes from time.
The former Real Madrid man was picked out inside the box by Blerim Dzemaili, and he deposited the ball into the bottom left corner beyond the reach of goalkeeper Andrea Consigli.
09/14 17:41:19 ET
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