Alexis Sanchez's lack of fitness why forward is unused substitute

Antonio Conte and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were embroiled in a Serie A title fight with Juventus and AC Milan respectively in 2011 and 2012

Juventus now have 48 points this season.

Lautaro Martinez put Antonio Conte's side in front of the visitor's in the fourth minute, following a pair of passes between the him and Romelu Lukaku. In 282 minutes on the field, he has scored one goal.

Sanchez, that is with Inter on finance from Manchester United this period, has actually made simply 4 looks for the side thus far as he fights with a foot injury.

Victory for Milan sees them move to 10th on the log with 25 points.

Sanchez was an unused substitute in the draw with Atalanta, as he was in the previous match as Inter won at Napoli.

Inter are top of the table on 46 points from 19 games at the midway stage of the season, but second-placed champions Juve can overtake them by beating AS Roma away on Sunday. Monaco, meanwhile, falls to 8th place with 29 points. The two sides meet again at the Stade Luis II on Wednesday.

Marseille, second, saw Kevin Strootman win in the 84th minute when he beat Rennes 1-0 Friday night.

Marseille will feel they are now back in contention for the title as they have 41 points despite playing a game more than PSG.

The Milan-based club are in the market to sign a player who can bolster their attacking unit for the rest of the campaign and recent reports suggest that they are very close to completing the signing of the French global. Before Julio Tavares netted what proved to be the victor in the end, Hamza Mendyl was shown a straight red and later, Boubakary Soumare was given his marching order for two bookings.

Lille now falls in 5th with 30 points while Dijon is 16th with 20 points.