Fiorentina beats Frosinone 4-1 to return to top of Serie A

ROME (AP) Fiorentina returned to the top of Serie A with a convincing 4-1 win over promoted Frosinone on Sunday.

With Italian Premier and Fiorentina supporter Matteo Renzi cheering the team on, the hosts opened up a 4-0 lead by halftime with goals from Ante Rebic, Gonzalo Rodriguez, Khouma Babacar and Mario Suarez.

Fiorentina also hit the goalframe twice before Alessandro Frara pulled one back for Frosinone three minutes from the end.

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Fiorentina is level on points with Inter Milan but holds the edge on goal difference. The Tuscan squad has won eight of 11 matches under first-year coach Paulo Sousa.

Napoli could make it a three-way tie at the top with a win at Genoa later.

Inter edged Roma 1-0 on Saturday, leaving the Giallorossi one point behind.