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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 brace as Juventus cruise to seven-point Serie A lead

Gonzalo Higuain scores brace as Juventus cruise to seven-point Serie A lead

Higuain scored twice and Buffon preserved a clean sheet with a spectacular save as Serie A leader Juventus won 2-0 at 10-man Cagliari.

Roma defeat Crotone to move second in Serie A

Roma defeat Crotone to move second in Serie A

Roma overtook Napoli to move into second place in Serie A with a 2-0 victory at Crotone on Sunday.

Inter Milan go fourth in Serie A with win against Empoli

Inter Milan go fourth in Serie A with win against Empoli

Inter Milan returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory against Empoli at the San Siro to move them up to fourth in the Serie A table.

Fiorentina inspired by Borja Valero to easy win over Udinese

Fiorentina inspired by Borja Valero to easy win over Udinese

Borja Valero inspired Fiorentina back to winning ways with a 3-0 victory over Udinese at Stadio Artemio Franchi.

Napoli move into second place with defeat of struggling Genoa

Napoli move into second place with defeat of struggling Genoa

Napoli moved up to second in the Serie A table with a 2-0 home victory over strugglers Genoa.

Juventus see off Crotone to go seven points clear

Juventus see off Crotone to go seven points clear

Juventus moved seven points clear at the top of Serie A following a comfortable 2-0 victory against Crotone on Wednesday evening.

Roma breeze past Fiorentina with brace from Edin Dzeko

Roma breeze past Fiorentina with brace from Edin Dzeko

Edin Dzeko is going from strength to strength in his second season in Italian football, scoring twice as Roma beat Fiorentina 4-0 in Serie A on Tuesday.

Juan Cuadrado strike hands Juve Derby d'Italia victory over Inter

Juan Cuadrado strike hands Juve Derby d'Italia victory over Inter

Juan Cuadrado's first-half thunderbolt fired Juventus to a 1-0 Derby d'Italia victory over Inter Milan in Turin.

AC Milan suffer damaging defeat to Sampdoria

AC Milan suffer damaging defeat to Sampdoria

Injury-hit AC Milan were plunged further into crisis by a surprise 1-0 defeat at home to Sampdoria in Serie A on Sunday.

Dries Mertens and Marek Hamsik hat tricks help Napoli rout Bologna

Dries Mertens and Marek Hamsik hat tricks help Napoli rout Bologna

Dries Mertens and Marek Hamsik each scored hat tricks as Napoli extended their unbeaten streak to 17 matches in all competitions with a 7-1 rout at Bologna in Serie A on Saturday.

Totti penalty sends Roma into Coppa Italia semifinal

Totti penalty sends Roma into Coppa Italia semifinal

Francesco Totti converted a penalty deep into stoppage time to send Roma through to the Coppa Italia semifinal against city rival Lazio with a narrow 2-1 win over second-division Cesena on Wednesday.

Lazio knock out Inter Milan in Coppa Italia quarterfinals

Lazio knock out Inter Milan in Coppa Italia quarterfinals

Lazio defeated Inter Milan 2-1 in the Coppa Italia quarterfinals on Tuesday as both sides finished with 10 men.

Gonzalo Higuain and Sami Khedira on target in Juventus victory

Gonzalo Higuain and Sami Khedira on target in Juventus victory

Gonzalo Higuain reached 15 goals for the Serie A season as Juventus reinforced their position as league leaders with a 2-0 victory at Sassuolo.

Roma falter at Sampdoria

Roma falter at Sampdoria

Roma's four-game winning run came to a halt as Luis Muriel settled a five-goal thriller in Samp's favour.

AC Milan's Champions League hopes damaged after Udinese loss

AC Milan's Champions League hopes damaged after Udinese loss

AC Milan's misery continued at Udinese as their dreams of qualifying for the Champions League diminished on Sunday.

Inter Milan's fine run continues with win over Pescara

Inter Milan's fine run continues with win over Pescara

In-form Inter Milan moved up to fourth place with a 3-0 success at home to bottom-of-the-table Pescara -- their seventh consecutive Serie A victory.

Juventus edge out 10-man AC Milan to go through in Coppa Italia

Juventus edge out 10-man AC Milan to go through in Coppa Italia

Juventus beat 10-man AC Milan 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the Coppa Italia on Wednesday.

Napoli defeat Fiorentina to advance to Coppa Italia semifinals

Napoli defeat Fiorentina to advance to Coppa Italia semifinals

Napoli beat Fiorentina 1-0 to advance to the Coppa Italia semifinals and extend their unbeaten streak in all competitions to 15 matches on Tuesday.

Dybala and Higuain on target as Juventus bounce back with win

Dybala and Higuain on target as Juventus bounce back with win

Juventus returned to winning ways on Sunday as early strikes from Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain steered the Serie A leaders to a 2-0 victory over fourth-placed Lazio.

Napoli beat AC Milan to extend unbeaten run

Napoli beat AC Milan to extend unbeaten run

Napoli extended their unbeaten run in Serie A to 10 games with a 2-1 victory over AC Milan at San Siro.

Roma rout Sampdoria to reach Coppa Italia quarterfinals

Roma rout Sampdoria to reach Coppa Italia quarterfinals

Roma are on course to face city rivals Lazio in the Coppa Italia semifinals after easing past Sampdoria 4-0 in the round of 16 on Thursday.

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.

Juventus rout AC Milan to win Coppa Italia again
Juventus 4 - 0 AC Milan

Juventus rout AC Milan to win Coppa Italia again

Juventus crushed AC Milan 4-0 in the Coppa Italia final to move to the brink of a domestic double.

Napoli all but hand Juventus Serie A title after Torino draw
Napoli 2 - 2 Torino

Napoli all but hand Juventus Serie A title after Torino draw

Napoli's hopes of denying Juventus the Serie A title are virtually over after they conceded a late equaliser at home to Torino.

Inter Milan stroll past Udinese to boost Champions League push
Udinese 0 - 4 Inter

Inter Milan stroll past Udinese to boost Champions League push

Inter Milan gave their top-four hopes a shot in the arm with a convincing 4-0 win at 10-man Udinese.

Juventus hit back to beat Bologna and close on another Serie A title
Juventus 3 - 1 Bologna

Juventus hit back to beat Bologna and close on another Serie A title

Juventus are one win away from a seventh straight Serie A title following their 3-1 comeback victory over Bologna -- and they might even land the Scudetto on Sunday afternoon.

Hellas Verona relegated after lopsided defeat at hands of AC Milan
AC Milan 4 - 1 Verona

Hellas Verona relegated after lopsided defeat at hands of AC Milan

AC Milan moved back into Serie A's top six with a 4-1 win at San Siro that relegated Hellas Verona.

Simeone hat trick puts Napoli four points behind Juventus in Serie A title race
Fiorentina 3 - 0 Napoli

Simeone hat trick puts Napoli four points behind Juventus in Serie A title race

A Giovanni Simeone hat trick put 10-man Napoli four points behind Juventus in the race for the Serie A title after a 3-0 defeat at Fiorentina on Sunday.

AC Milan beat Bologna to revive Europa League hopes
Bologna 1 - 2 AC Milan

AC Milan beat Bologna to revive Europa League hopes

AC Milan revived their pursuit of a Europa League spot and ended a five-match winless streak with a 2-1 victory at Bologna on Sunday.

Juventus rally late for dramatic win against 10-man Inter Milan
Inter Milan 2 - 3 Juventus

Juventus rally late for dramatic win against 10-man Inter Milan

Juventus produced a stunning late show to beat 10-man Inter Milan 3-2 and get their Serie A title push back on track.

Napoli beat Juventus with late Koulibaly goal to cut gap to one point
Juventus 0 - 1 Napoli

Napoli beat Juventus with late Koulibaly goal to cut gap to one point

Kalidou Koulibaly headed Napoli back into the Serie A title race with a dramatic last-minute goal to down leaders Juventus 1-0 at Allianz Stadium.

AC Milan freefall continues with loss to bottom-club Benevento
AC Milan 0 - 1 Benevento

AC Milan freefall continues with loss to bottom-club Benevento

AC Milan's hopes of Europa League qualification took a knock as they slipped to a shock 1-0 defeat at home to rock-bottom Benevento.

Napoli storm back to beat Udinese
Napoli 4 - 2 Udinese

Napoli storm back to beat Udinese

Napoli found themselves a goal down after 41 minutes when Jakub Jankto slammed in a first-time shot but equalised shortly afterward when Lorenzo Insigne coolly fired home.

Milan held to a 1-1 draw at Torino
Torino 1 - 1 Milan

Milan held to a 1-1 draw at Torino

AC Milan were held to a 1-1 draw at Torino, who missed a fourth-minute penalty.

Juventus drop vital points at Crotone despite Alex Sandro goal
Crotone 1 - 1 Juventus

Juventus drop vital points at Crotone despite Alex Sandro goal

A much-changed Juventus saw their lead at the top of Serie A cut to four points after being held to a 1-1 draw at struggling Crotone.

Inter Milan thrash Cagliari to go third in dominant display
Inter Milan 4 - 0 Cagliari

Inter Milan thrash Cagliari to go third in dominant display

Inter Milan moved up to third place in Serie A with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Cagliari at San Siro.

Napoli title bid dented by goalless draw at AC Milan
AC Milan 0 - 0 Napoli

Napoli title bid dented by goalless draw at AC Milan

Napoli dropped two points in their Serie A title bid as they were held to a goalless draw by European hopefuls AC Milan at San Siro on Sunday.

Roma, 10-man Lazio fight to goalless draw in Rome derby
Lazio 0 - 0 Roma

Roma, 10-man Lazio fight to goalless draw in Rome derby

Lazio and Roma responded from differing European fortunes in midweek by playing out a goalless draw in the Rome derby.

Juventus cruise past Sampdoria to extend lead atop Serie A
Juventus 3 - 0 Sampdoria

Juventus cruise past Sampdoria to extend lead atop Serie A

Juventus took a major step toward a seventh straight Serie A title on Sunday as they beat Sampdoria 3-0 after Napoli were held at AC Milan.

Inter Milan's Champions League hopes take hit in goalless draw vs. Atalanta
Atalanta 0 - 0 Inter Milan

Inter Milan's Champions League hopes take hit in goalless draw vs. Atalanta

Inter Milan's chance of a Champions League berth diminished after they drew at Atalanta 0-0 in Serie A on Saturday.

Nikola Kalinic salvages late draw for AC Milan with Sassuolo
AC Milan 1 - 1 Sassuolo

Nikola Kalinic salvages late draw for AC Milan with Sassuolo

AC Milan's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League took a hit on Sunday as they settled for a 1-1 draw at home against lowly Sassuolo.

Late goals keep Napoli's Serie A hopes alive
Napoli 2-1 Chievo

Late goals keep Napoli's Serie A hopes alive

Amadou Diawara left it very late to fire Napoli to a nervy 2-1 victory over Chievo that keeps their hopes of winning the Serie A title alive.

Inter Milan miss chance to go third with defeat at Torino
Torino 1 - 0 Inter

Inter Milan miss chance to go third with defeat at Torino

Inter Milan missed the chance to climb into third in the Serie A table as Adem Ljajic scored the only goal in Turin to earn Torino a 1-0 victory.