* Roma down Torino 4-1 to cut Juve's lead to seven points * Napoli stay third after beating Chievo 3-1 away * Inter's Gabigol gets first league goal in win at Bologna (Adds quotes, last match) Feb 19 (Reuters) - Second-placed AS Roma beat visitors Torino 4-1 and Napoli, who are third, eased to a 3-1 victory at Chievo on Sunday to keep alive their faint title hopes and maintain some pressure on Serie A leaders Juventus. Inter Milan reclaimed fourth place after Brazilian striker Gabriel Barbosa - nicknamed Gabigol - came on to score his first league goal as they snatched a 1-0 win at Bologna.
A potent new attacking formation that has sent Gonzalo Higuain towards another top scorer's award faces the acid test Wednesday when Juventus take on Porto away in the last 16 of the Champions League. Juventus, beaten 3-1 by Barcelona in the 2015 final, are en route to a record sixth Serie A crown and remain many pundits' favourites to challenge the likes of Real Madrid for the trophy in Cardiff next May. Massimiliano Allegri's Serie A league leaders head to Porto's Estadio do Dragao as favourites, but aware that they also ended Roma's hopes of even qualifying for the competition in clinical fashion last summer.
After coming off the bench to scorea consolation goal for Torino in their 4-1 defeat to Roma, Maxi Lopez must have been confident of escaping a tirade from his coach. Instead, though, the 32-year-old was singled out by Sinisa Mihajlovic, who called him a "f*****g dog" who has "wasted a year".