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Roma held to 0-0 at home by 10-man AC Milan

AP , Saturday 20 Dec 2014
Roma vs. Milan
oma's Alessandro Florenzi, center Roma's Kostas Manolas, right, and AC Milan's Jeremy Menez fight for the ball during their Serie A soccer match between Roma and AC Milan at Rome's Olympic stadium, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 (Photo: AP)
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Roma was held to a goalless draw at home by 10-man AC Milan as its Serie A title ambition took a blow in the final match of the year on Saturday.

The result meant Juventus will spend the winter break three points clear of Roma after the league leader beat Cagliari 3-1 on Thursday.

Milan remained seventh ahead of the rest of the weekend's fixtures, but was provisionally two points behind third-place Napoli in their duel for the final Champions League spot.

Milan started the brighter but it was Roma which had the better opportunities, and Rudi Garcia's men should have won the match after Pablo Armero was sent off following a second yellow card.

Earlier, a stoppage-time equalizer saw relegation-threatened Cesena rescue a 1-1 draw at Sassuolo.

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