Sampdoria came from behind to record their biggest win of the season and move five points clear of the relegation zone with a resounding 5-1 victory over Brescia in Serie A on Sunday.

Jhon Chancellor headed the visitors in front after just 12 minutes, but Claudio Ranieri’s side responded through strikes from Karol Linetty and Jakub Jankto before the break.

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Fabio Quagliarella extended the home side’s advantage from the penalty spot with 21 minutes remaining, before substitute Gianluca Caprari headed in a fourth and Quagliarella’s injury time lob completed the rout.

Sampdoria are in 16th place with 19 points, while a disappointing display from Brescia leaves them second-bottom on 14 points.

Giuseppe Iachini earned his first win as Fiorentina coach in his second game in charge after a late German Pezzella header clinched a 1-0 win over bottom club SPAL to lift the 14th-placed hosts up to 21 points.

Alex Berenguer’s early strike was enough to give Torino a 1-0 win at home to Bologna and take Walter Mazzari’s side above AC Milan, Napoli and Parma into seventh place on 27 points.

In the early kick-off, Udinese recorded a third consecutive win with a 3-0 victory over Sassuolo, thanks to goals from Stefano Okaka, Ken Sema and Rodrigo De Paul.


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