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Fiorentina fail to keep up pressure on leaders after draw

Fiorentina's forward from Argentina Mauro Zarate (C) fights for the ball with Bologna's defender from Senegal Ibrahima Mbaye and Bologna's forward from Italy Franco Brienza (L) during the Italian Serie A football match Bologna vs Fiorentina at "Renato Dall'Ara" Stadium in Bologna on Febrauary 6, 2016. / AFP / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Fiorentina's forward from Argentina Mauro Zarate (C) fights for the ball with Bologna's defender from Senegal Ibrahima Mbaye and Bologna's forward from Italy Franco Brienza (L) during the Italian Serie A football match Bologna vs Fiorentina at "Renato Dall'Ara" Stadium in Bologna on Febrauary 6, 2016. / AFP / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

MILAN -- Fiorentina failed to keep up the pressure on the top two in Serie A as it was held at Bologna to 1-1 after midfielder Mati Fernandez was sent off early in the second half on Saturday.

Fiorentina remained third, seven points behind Napoli and five behind Juventus. Both face teams in the relegation zone on Sunday, with Napoli hosting Carpi and Juventus visiting Frosinone.

Inter Milan can leapfrog Fiorentina with a win at Hellas Verona, also on Sunday.

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