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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.

Inter earn Coppa Italia victory over Bologna in extra time

Inter earn Coppa Italia victory over Bologna in extra time

Jeison Murillo scored with a spectacular bicycle kick and Antonio Candreva got the winner in extra time as Inter Milan beat Bologna 3-2 on Tuesday to advance to the Coppa Italia quarterfinals.

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.

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.