SERIE A NEWS
Federico Fazio stars for Roma in easy Bologna win

Federico Fazio stars for Roma in easy Bologna win

Roma preserved their outside chance of beating Juventus to the Serie A title with a confident victory at Bologna -- but Sunday's real drama took place at the bottom of the table.

Gonzalo Higuain brace keeps Juventus on track for title

Gonzalo Higuain brace keeps Juventus on track for title

Gonzalo Higuain was the hero again as Juventus took another step towards the Serie A title with a 2-0 victory over Chievo.

Gonzalo Higuain hits brace as Juventus edge past Napoli

Gonzalo Higuain hits brace as Juventus edge past Napoli

Gonzalo Higuain silenced the Napoli fans with two goals as Juventus reached their third successive Coppa Italia final.

Lazio advance to Coppa Italia final despite loss to rivals Roma

Lazio advance to Coppa Italia final despite loss to rivals Roma

Roma fans saw their team beat city rivals Lazio 3-2 at the Stadio Olimpico but lose the Coppa Italia semifinal 4-3 on aggregate.

Late Fabio Quagliarella penalty gives Sampdoria win at Inter

Late Fabio Quagliarella penalty gives Sampdoria win at Inter

Fabio Quagliarella's late penalty boosted Sampdoria to a surprise 2-1 victory at San Siro that damaged Inter Milan's bid for European football.

Gonzalo Higuain jeered as first-placed Juventus draw in Napoli

Gonzalo Higuain jeered as first-placed Juventus draw in Napoli

Gonzalo Higuain failed to score on his long-awaited return to Napoli, where Serie A leaders Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw.

AC Milan draw vs. lowly Pescara

AC Milan draw vs. lowly Pescara

AC Milan needed a Mario Pasalic equaliser to salvage a 1-1 draw with bottom of the table Pescara on the east coast.

Edin Dzeko sets Roma record for goals in a season

Edin Dzeko sets Roma record for goals in a season

Edin Dzeko set a new club record for Roma with both goals in a 2-0 victory over Empoli at the Stadio Olympico.

Napoli hold on against Empoli, Roma recover from Sassuolo scare

Napoli hold on against Empoli, Roma recover from Sassuolo scare

In Sunday's lunchtime match, Napoli resisted a late fightback from lowly Empoli to win 3-2.

Juan Cuadrado fires Juventus past Sampdoria to maintain Serie A lead

Juan Cuadrado fires Juventus past Sampdoria to maintain Serie A lead

Juan Cuadrado's seventh-minute goal helped Juventus preserve their dominant lead at the top of the Serie A table while ending Sampdoria's unbeaten run.

Matias Fernandez goal helps AC Milan to defeat of Genoa

Matias Fernandez goal helps AC Milan to defeat of Genoa

Matias Fernandez's first goal for AC Milan was enough to earn them a 1-0 home win against Genoa.

Joe Hart goalkeeping howlers for Torino gift draw to Inter Milan

Joe Hart goalkeeping howlers for Torino gift draw to Inter Milan

Joe Hart gifted Inter Milan both their goals but Torino managed to hold Stefano Pioli's side to a 2-2 draw in Serie A on Saturday.

Inter Milan put seven past Atalanta, Roma go second with Palermo win

Inter Milan put seven past Atalanta, Roma go second with Palermo win

Inter Milan moved up to fourth in Serie A following a 7-1 thrashing of Atalanta, with both Mauro Icardi and Ever Banega scoring hat tricks.

Sampdoria seal double over rivals Genoa for first time since 1960

Sampdoria seal double over rivals Genoa for first time since 1960

Sampdoria scored a historic 1-0 derby victory against Genoa in Serie A's only match on Saturday.

Last-gasp Juve penalty sinks Milan

Last-gasp Juve penalty sinks Milan

Paulo Dybala scored the latest of penalties to sour a fantastic display from teenage AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma as Serie A leaders Juventus snatched a dramatic 2-1 victory.

Leonardo Bonucci rescues point for below-par Juventus at Udinese

Leonardo Bonucci rescues point for below-par Juventus at Udinese

Juventus saw a nine-game winning run come to an end as they were held 1-1 by Udinese at the Stadio Communale Friuli.

Carlos Bacca, Gianluca Lapadula on target as Milan beats Chievo Verona

Carlos Bacca, Gianluca Lapadula on target as Milan beats Chievo Verona

Carlos Bacca scored twice and also missed a first-half penalty as AC Milan beat Chievo 3-1 at the San Siro on Saturday to move above rivals Inter into sixth place.

Ever Banega stars as Inter Milan put five past Cagliari

Ever Banega stars as Inter Milan put five past Cagliari

Ever Banega made the most of a rare start as he scored one and set up another to help Inter Milan comfortably beat Cagliari 5-1 and remain six points behind Napoli.

Dries Mertens double fires Napoli to Serie A win at Roma

Dries Mertens double fires Napoli to Serie A win at Roma

Dries Mertens scored twice as Napoli held on to beat Roma 2-1 in the Derby del Sole at the Stadio Olimpico and close the gap on second place in Serie A.

Juventus grab advantage over Napoli in first leg of Coppa semi

Juventus grab advantage over Napoli in first leg of Coppa semi

Juventus rallied in the second half to defeat Napoli 3-1 on Tuesday in the first leg of their Coppa Italia semifinal.

Andrea Belotti helps Torino rally to salvage draw against Fiorentina

Andrea Belotti helps Torino rally to salvage draw against Fiorentina

Andrea Belotti's second-half double saw Torino fight back to earn a 2-2 draw in Serie A against Fiorentina at Stadio Artemio Franchi.

Nainggolan bags brace as Roma defeat Inter to close gap on Juve

Nainggolan bags brace as Roma defeat Inter to close gap on Juve

Roma kept up their pursuit of Serie A leaders Juventus with a 3-1 win over Inter Milan at the San Siro.

Carlos Bacca penalty seals points for Milan at Sassuolo

Carlos Bacca penalty seals points for Milan at Sassuolo

Gianluigi Donnarumma kept a clean sheet on the day after his 18th birthday as AC Milan won 1-0 at Sassuolo in a controversial game on Sunday.

Juventus defeat Empoli to open 10-point lead in Serie A

Juventus defeat Empoli to open 10-point lead in Serie A

Juventus extended their lead at the top of Serie A to 10 points with a 2-0 win over Empoli in Turin.

Atalanta dream season continues with win away to Napoli

Atalanta dream season continues with win away to Napoli

Atalanta are dreaming of a place in the Champions League after a 2-0 win at Napoli on Saturday moved them within three points of the third-placed side in Serie A.

Gerard Deulofeu's first Serie A goal fuels AC Milan past Fiorentina

Gerard Deulofeu's first Serie A goal fuels AC Milan past Fiorentina

Gerard Deulofeu's first goal for AC Milan boosted the Rossoneri four points clear of Serie A rivals Fiorentina and into a position to pursue European football once again.

Napoli and Roma keep faint title hopes alive with wins

Napoli and Roma keep faint title hopes alive with wins

Roma ran out 4-1 winners at home to Torino and Napoli eased to a comfortable 3-1 victory at Chievo on Sunday to keep their faint title hopes alive and maintain some pressure on Serie A leaders Juventus.

Gabriel Barbosa scores to save Inter Milan against Bologna

Gabriel Barbosa scores to save Inter Milan against Bologna

Gabriel ''Gabigol'' Barbosa came off the bench to hand Inter Milan a late 1-0 win over Bologna that lifted them back into fourth place.

Paulo Dybala scores twice as Juventus rout Palermo

Paulo Dybala scores twice as Juventus rout Palermo

Paulo Dybala scored twice as Juventus opened up a 10-point lead at the top of Serie A with a thumping 4-1 win against Palermo.

Suso's late goal salvages draw for AC Milan at Lazio

Suso's late goal salvages draw for AC Milan at Lazio

Suso struck an 85th-minute equaliser as AC Milan drew 1-1 at Lazio in Serie A on Monday night.

Gonzalo Higuain scores his first for AC Milan in draw with Cagliari
Cagliari 1 - 1 AC Milan

Gonzalo Higuain scores his first for AC Milan in draw with Cagliari

Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain scored his first goal for AC Milan to earn them a 1-1 draw at Cagliari.

Cristiano Ronaldo ends goal drought as Juventus beat Sassuolo to continue winning run
Juventus 2 - 1 Sassuolo

Cristiano Ronaldo ends goal drought as Juventus beat Sassuolo to continue winning run

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goals for Juventus as they beat Sassuolo 2-1 to continue their perfect start to the Serie A season.

Lorenzo Insigne goal helps Napoli exact revenge on Fiorentina
Napoli 1 - 0 Fiorentina

Lorenzo Insigne goal helps Napoli exact revenge on Fiorentina

Napoli exorcised some of the ghosts of last season by beating Fiorentina 1-0 in Serie A action on Saturday.

Federico Dimarco strikes as Parma edge out-of-form Inter Milan at San Siro
Inter Milan 0 - 1 Parma

Federico Dimarco strikes as Parma edge out-of-form Inter Milan at San Siro

Just three years after going bankrupt, Parma returned to winning ways in Serie A with a surprise 1-0 win over Inter Milan at San Siro.

Napoli humbled at Sampdoria after Ancelotti tinkers
Sampdoria 3 - 0 Napoli

Napoli humbled at Sampdoria after Ancelotti tinkers

Serie A title hopefuls Napoli were thumped 3-0 at Sampdoria on Sunday after coach Carlo Ancelotti tinkered with the team, dropping captain Marek Hamsik and forward Jose Callejon.

Cristiano Ronaldo fails to score again as Juventus edge Parma
Parma 1 - 2 Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo fails to score again as Juventus edge Parma

Cristiano Ronaldo was left waiting for his first Juventus goal after drawing another blank as the titleholders won 2-1 at Parma in Serie A on Saturday to maintain their 100 percent record.

Radja Nainggolan scores on debut as Inter claim first league win of season
Bologna 0 - 3 Inter

Radja Nainggolan scores on debut as Inter claim first league win of season

Radja Nainggolan scored on his delayed Inter Milan debut to set them on the way to their first win of the season on Saturday as they beat Bologna 3-0 away in Serie A.

Patrick Cutrone scores late, VAR disallows two goals in eventful AC Milan win
AC Milan 2 - 1 Roma

Patrick Cutrone scores late, VAR disallows two goals in eventful AC Milan win

A late stoppage-time goal by substitute Patrick Cutrone gave AC Milan a 2-1 home win over Roma in an electrifying Serie A clash on Friday and eased the pressure on manager Gennaro Gattuso.

Troubled Inter Milan squander two-goal lead in Torino draw
Inter 2 - 2 Torino

Troubled Inter Milan squander two-goal lead in Torino draw

Inter seemed to be in absolute control, but fumbled a 2-0 lead and risked losing the game against a plucky Torino.

Napoli fight back against AC Milan to maintain perfect Serie A start
Napoli 3 - 2 AC Milan

Napoli fight back against AC Milan to maintain perfect Serie A start

Dries Mertens came off the bench to grab the winner as Napoli rallied from 2-0 down to beat visiting AC Milan 3-2 and seize a second victory in two matches.

Cristiano Ronaldo misfires on Juventus home debut as Miralem Pjanic, Mario Mandzukic down Lazio
Juventus 2 - 0 Lazio

Cristiano Ronaldo misfires on Juventus home debut as Miralem Pjanic, Mario Mandzukic down Lazio

Cristiano Ronaldo missed an open goal but inadvertently provided an assist for Mario Mandzukic to score as titleholders Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 in Serie A on Saturday.

Inter Milan open season with surprise loss at Sassuolo
Sassuolo 1 - 0 Inter Milan

Inter Milan open season with surprise loss at Sassuolo

Inter Milan's hopes of challenging for the Serie A title got off on the wrong foot with a shock 1-0 defeat at Sassuolo on Sunday.

Edin Dzeko's late stunner lifts Roma to opening win at Torino
Torino 0 - 1 Roma

Edin Dzeko's late stunner lifts Roma to opening win at Torino

Roma striker Edin Dzeko scored with a memorable volleyed goal following a mazy run by debutant Justin Kluivert to give his side a 1-0 win at Torino in their opening Serie A game on Sunday.

Napoli overturn Lazio at the Olimpico
Lazio 1 - 2 Napoli

Napoli overturn Lazio at the Olimpico

Ciro Immobile scored a magnificent opener, but Arkadiusz Milik and Lorenzo Insigne completed the Napoli comeback to conquer Lazio.

Juventus rally for late win at Chievo in Cristiano Ronaldo's debut
Chievo 2 - 3 Juventus

Juventus rally for late win at Chievo in Cristiano Ronaldo's debut

Federico Bernardeschi scored in stoppage time to make Cristiano Ronaldo a winner on his Juventus debut as the Italian champions rallied to win 3-2 at Chievo Verona on Saturday.

Balde completes loan move to Inter Milan
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Balde completes loan move to Inter Milan

Keita Balde completed his move from Monaco to Inter Milan on Monday after just one season at the Ligue 1 club.

Gonzalo Higuain leaves Juventus for AC Milan on initial loan deal
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Gonzalo Higuain leaves Juventus for AC Milan on initial loan deal

Gonzalo Higuain has left Juventus and joined AC Milan in a deal that also sees Leonardo Bonucci return to Juve after a year away in a swap for fellow centre-back Mattia Caldara.

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to sign with Juventus
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Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to sign with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to sign with Italian champions Juventus, both clubs announced on Tuesday.

AC Milan banned from Europa League over financial fair play violations
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AC Milan banned from Europa League over financial fair play violations

AC Milan have been excluded from playing in the Europa League next season after breaching UEFA's financial fair play (FFP) regulations, pending an appeal.

Valencia defender Joao Cancelo completes €40.4 million Juventus transfer
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Valencia defender Joao Cancelo completes €40.4 million Juventus transfer

Juventus have completed the signing of Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo from Valencia for a fee of €40.4 million, which will be paid in three installments.

Roma's Radja Nainggolan joins Inter Milan
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Roma's Radja Nainggolan joins Inter Milan

Radja Nainggolan has completed his move from Roma to Inter Milan in a deal worth €38 million with Davide Santon and Nicolo Zaniolo moving in the opposite direction as part of the transfer.

Juventus sign Can on four-year contract
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Juventus sign Can on four-year contract

Emre Can has joined Serie A champions Juventus from Liverpool on a four-year contract.

Juventus confirm signing of Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa for €40m
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Juventus confirm signing of Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa for €40m

Juventus have confirmed the permanent signing of Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa for a fee of €40 million.

Napoli hire Carlo Ancelotti to replace Maurizio Sarri as manager
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Napoli hire Carlo Ancelotti to replace Maurizio Sarri as manager

Carlo Ancelotti has signed a three-year contract to replace Maurizio Sarri as Napoli's head coach.

Inter Milan steal victory, Champions League berth from Lazio in season finale
Lazio 2 - 3 Inter Milan

Inter Milan steal victory, Champions League berth from Lazio in season finale

Inter Milan came from behind to snatch the final Champions League place in their 3-2 winner-takes-all victory at Lazio.

AC Milan thump Fiorentina to qualify for Europa League as Calhanoglu, Cutrone star
AC Milan 5 - 1 Fiorentina

AC Milan thump Fiorentina to qualify for Europa League as Calhanoglu, Cutrone star

AC Milan qualified for the Europa League group stage on the final day in Serie A, following a 5-1 win over Fiorentina.

Gianluigi Buffon gives emotional farewell as Juventus sign off with win
Juventus 2 -1 Verona

Gianluigi Buffon gives emotional farewell as Juventus sign off with win

Gianluigi Buffon said an emotional farewell to Juventus as the veteran goalkeeper marked his 640th and last Serie A appearance in a 2-1 victory over relegated Hellas Verona.

Juventus claim seventh consecutive Serie A title after goalless draw at Roma
Roma 0 - 0 Juventus

Juventus claim seventh consecutive Serie A title after goalless draw at Roma

Juventus clinched a seventh straight Serie A title to continue their dominance in Italy despite labouring to a 0-0 draw at 10-man Roma.

Lazio miss chance to clinch Champions League place
Crotone 2 - 2 Lazio

Lazio miss chance to clinch Champions League place

Lazio missed a chance to clinch the fourth and final Italian place in next season's Champions League group stage when they were held to a 2-2 draw at relegation-threatened Crotone on Sunday.

Inter Milan's hopes of Champions League qualification take major hit with loss
Inter Milan 1 - 2 Sassuolo

Inter Milan's hopes of Champions League qualification take major hit with loss

Inter Milan's Champions League hopes suffered a huge blow as Sassuolo shocked them again at the San Siro in Serie A on Saturday.