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AC Milan fight back from two down to secure draw at Torino

AC Milan fight back from two down to secure draw at Torino

Carlos Bacca's second-half penalty earned 10-man AC Milan their share of the points from a hard-fought 2-2 Serie A draw at Torino on Monday.

Fiorentina topple Juventus, give chasing pack hope in Serie A title race

Fiorentina topple Juventus, give chasing pack hope in Serie A title race

Fiorentina put a dent in Juventus' title charge with a 2-1 win at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.

Marek Hamsik closes in on Maradona record as Napoli push Pescara aside

Marek Hamsik closes in on Maradona record as Napoli push Pescara aside

Marek Hamsik moved to within two goals of Diego Maradona's record of 115 as he struck to help Napoli beat Pescara 3-1 on Sunday and keep up the pressure on the top two.

Inter Milan rally late to defeat Chievo and extend winning run

Inter Milan rally late to defeat Chievo and extend winning run

Inter Milan came from behind to beat Chievo 3-1 with late goals from Ivan Perisic and Eder at the San Siro to record a fifth straight Serie A victory.

AC Milan rally to beat Torino and advance in Coppa Italia

AC Milan rally to beat Torino and advance in Coppa Italia

AC Milan came back from a goal down to beat Torino 2-1 on Thursday and set up a meeting with Juventus in the Coppa Italia quarterfinals.

Juve squeeze past Atalanta

Juve squeeze past Atalanta

Paulo Dybala scored a stunning volley and provided an assist, but Juventus found it harder than expected to beat Atalanta 3-2 in the Coppa Italia.

Napoli ease past Spezia into Coppa Italia quarterfinals

Napoli ease past Spezia into Coppa Italia quarterfinals

Manolo Gabbiadini boosted his value in the transfer market by scoring for the third straight match as Napoli beat Serie B side Spezia 3-1 on Tuesday to advance to the Italian Cup quarterfinals.

Gonzalo Higuain nets double as Juventus cruise past Bologna

Gonzalo Higuain nets double as Juventus cruise past Bologna

Serie A leaders Juventus returned from their winter break to demonstrate their fearsome Scudetto credentials with a 3-0 dismantling of Bologna on Sunday night.

Carlos Bacca goal helps AC Milan edge 10-man Cagliari

Carlos Bacca goal helps AC Milan edge 10-man Cagliari

Fresh off their Italian Super Cup win over Juventus, fifth-placed AC Milan needed a late goal to beat visitors Cagliari 1-0 on Sunday.

Roma win to keep pace

Roma win to keep pace

An Armando Izzo own goal gave Roma a 1-0 victory over Genoa and secured their first win away from home since October.

Ivan Perisic brace helps Inter Milan past Udinese in Serie A

Ivan Perisic brace helps Inter Milan past Udinese in Serie A

Ivan Perisic scored twice as Inter Milan came from a goal down to beat Udinese and win a fourth straight Serie A game.

Lorenzo Tonelli nets late winner on his Napoli debut as Serie A resumes

Lorenzo Tonelli nets late winner on his Napoli debut as Serie A resumes

After sitting on the bench all season, Lorenzo Tonelli finally got a chance to play for Napoli on Saturday and he made quite an impact in their 2-1 win over Sampdoria.

Juventus sign Tomas Rincon from Genoa for initial €8 million

Juventus sign Tomas Rincon from Genoa for initial €8 million

Juventus have officially completed the signing of Tomas Rincon from Serie A rivals Genoa on a three-and-a-half-year contract.

Mauro Icardi brace helps Inter Milan thrash Lazio in Serie A

Mauro Icardi brace helps Inter Milan thrash Lazio in Serie A

Internazionale continued to enjoy home comforts as they brushed aside Lazio with three goals in 12 second-half minutes to claim a 3-0 win.

Lazio see off Fiorentina to take a share of third place in Serie A

Lazio see off Fiorentina to take a share of third place in Serie A

Lazio drew level on points with third-placed Napoli in the Serie A table by beating Fiorentina 3-1 at the Stadio Olimpico.

Dries Mertens scores four as Napoli see off Torino to go third

Dries Mertens scores four as Napoli see off Torino to go third

Dries Mertens scored four goals as Napoli reached third place in the Serie A table with a 5-3 victory over Torino at the Stadio San Paolo.

Antonio Candreva steers Inter Milan to third straight win

Antonio Candreva steers Inter Milan to third straight win

Ten-man Inter Milan claimed their third successive win for the first time this season after a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Sassuolo.

Higuain strikes again as Juve beat Roma in crunch match

Higuain strikes again as Juve beat Roma in crunch match

A fine solo goal from Gonzalo Higuain in a 1-0 victory over title rivals Roma extended Juventus' lead at the top of Serie A to seven points.

AC Milan frustrated in goalless draw with Atalanta

AC Milan frustrated in goalless draw with Atalanta

The respective ambitions of AC Milan and Atalanta took a hit following a goalless draw at San Siro.

AC Milan pay penalty as Radja Nainggolan hands Roma victory

AC Milan pay penalty as Radja Nainggolan hands Roma victory

Radja Nainggolan punished AC Milan for missing a first-half penalty by firing Roma to a 1-0 Serie A victory at the Stadio Olimpico.

Brozovic scores twice as Inter Milan beat Genoa to climb table

Brozovic scores twice as Inter Milan beat Genoa to climb table

Marcelo Brozovic's brace boosted Inter Milan to a 2-0 victory over Genoa and into the top half of the Serie A table.

Gonzalo Higuain double as Juventus secure comeback Turin derby win

Gonzalo Higuain double as Juventus secure comeback Turin derby win

Champions Juventus look set to end the year with a healthy lead in the Serie A title race after Gonzalo Higuain scored twice in a 3-1 derby victory at Torino.

Lazio up to fourth in Serie A after defeat of Sampdoria

Lazio up to fourth in Serie A after defeat of Sampdoria

Lazio bounced back from their derby disappointment as first-half goals in quick succession from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Marco Parolo steered them to a 2-1 win at Sampdoria.

Gianluca Lapadula nets late AC Milan winner vs. Crotone

Gianluca Lapadula nets late AC Milan winner vs. Crotone

Gianluca Lapadula's 86th-minute winner spared AC Milan's blushes as they came from a goal down to secure a 2-1 home victory over struggling Crotone in Serie A's early kick-off on Sunday.

Strootman and Nainggolan score as Roma pull away from Lazio

Strootman and Nainggolan score as Roma pull away from Lazio

A rare goal from a mischievous Kevin Strootman helped Roma reclaim second place in the Serie A table as they beat derby rivals Lazio 2-0 on Sunday.

Juventus burst Atalanta bubble

Juventus burst Atalanta bubble

Juventus ended the extraordinary Atalanta run and got back on track themselves with a dominant 3-1 performance.

Napoli ease past Inter Milan with early onslaught to reach sixth in Serie A

Napoli ease past Inter Milan with early onslaught to reach sixth in Serie A

Napoli scored twice in the opening five minutes en route to a 3-0 victory over Inter Milan at the Stadio San Paolo.

Cesena knock out Empoli while Torino and Chievo advance

Cesena knock out Empoli while Torino and Chievo advance

Serie B strugglers Cesena stunned Empoli to reach the last-16 of the Coppa Italia following a 2-1 extra-time victory at the Stadio Carlo Castellani.

Edin Dzeko scores twice as Roma survive a scare against Pescara

Edin Dzeko scores twice as Roma survive a scare against Pescara

Edin Dzeko scored twice but Roma needed a third goal from Diego Perotti to survive a Pescara comeback and triumph 3-2 in the capital.

Giovanni Simeone inspires Genoa to shock win over Juventus

Giovanni Simeone inspires Genoa to shock win over Juventus

Giovanni Simeone scored twice as Genoa inflicted a convincing 3-1 defeat on reigning champions and Serie A leaders Juventus.

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.

Paulo Dybala fires hat trick to help Juventus to win over Benevento
Benevento 2 - 4 Juventus

Paulo Dybala fires hat trick to help Juventus to win over Benevento

Paulo Dybala struck two penalties in a hat trick as Juventus beat Benevento 4-2 to pull seven points clear at the top of Serie A.