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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.

AC Milan decimate Empoli to go second in Serie A

AC Milan decimate Empoli to go second in Serie A

AC Milan hit two quickfire second-half goals to win 4-1 at Empoli and move second in Serie A.

Ivan Perisic's late equaliser sees Inter deny Milan in Derby della Madonnina

Ivan Perisic's late equaliser sees Inter deny Milan in Derby della Madonnina

Ivan Perisic's stoppage-time equaliser denied AC Milan at the death in the Derby della Madonnina as Inter Milan salvaged a 2-2 draw.

Franck Kessie keeps Atalanta's impressive run going

Franck Kessie keeps Atalanta's impressive run going

Franck Kessie's late penalty fired unstoppable Atalanta into the race for Champions League football as Serie A title hopefuls Roma suffered a 2-1 defeat.

Juventus extend lead at top of Serie A with commanding win

Juventus extend lead at top of Serie A with commanding win

Reigning champions Juventus extended their lead at the top of Serie A over Roma to seven points with a 3-0 win against lowly Pescara in Turin.

Lorenzo Insigne nets brace as Napoli win at Udinese

Lorenzo Insigne nets brace as Napoli win at Udinese

Lorenzo Insigne scored twice as Serie A title hopefuls Napoli returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Udinese at the Dacia Arena.

Salah steals the show for Roma despite suspect defence vs. Bologna

Salah steals the show for Roma despite suspect defence vs. Bologna

Mohamed Salah scored a hat trick as Roma kept in touch with Serie A leaders Juventus by beating Bologna 3-0 at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday night.

Inter Milan struggle in 3-0 defeat of last-placed Crotone

Inter Milan struggle in 3-0 defeat of last-placed Crotone

Inter Milan's as-yet-unnamed new head coach caught a glimpse of the size of the task awaiting him as the Nerazzurri struggled to put away basement boys Crotone.

Pjanic's free-kick helps Juventus edge pesky Chievo

Pjanic's free-kick helps Juventus edge pesky Chievo

Miralem Pjanic fired reigning champions Juventus four points clear at the top of the Serie A table with his late free-kick at Chievo.

Gianluca Lapadula grabs AC Milan winner in Sicily

Gianluca Lapadula grabs AC Milan winner in Sicily

Substitute Gianluca Lapadula grabbed his maiden AC Milan goal to earn the Rossoneri all three points from their trip to Palermo.

Lazio equalise quickly to earn draw at Napoli

Lazio equalise quickly to earn draw at Napoli

Lazio salvaged a point at Napoli after goals from Keita and Marek Hamsik cancelled each other out in a frenetic two-minute spell at Stadio San Paolo.

Andrea Belotti brace leads Torino's rout of Cagliari

Andrea Belotti brace leads Torino's rout of Cagliari

Andrea Belotti scored twice as Torino blew Cagliari away 5-1 to reassert their European ambitions.

Frank de Boer sacked by Inter Milan after less than three months

Frank de Boer sacked by Inter Milan after less than three months

Inter Milan have confirmed they have parted company with head coach Frank De Boer, less than three months after appointing the former Ajax boss.

Quagliarella goal sends Inter Milan to fourth Serie A loss in five

Quagliarella goal sends Inter Milan to fourth Serie A loss in five

The pressure ramped up another notch on Inter Milan manager Frank de Boer after Sampdoria inflicted a fourth defeat in five Serie A games.

Roma held to goalless draw at struggling Empoli

Roma held to goalless draw at struggling Empoli

Roma blew their chance to keep the pressure on Serie A leaders Juventus as they were held to a goalless draw at struggling Empoli on Sunday.

Giacomo Bonaventura clinches victory for AC Milan vs. Pescara

Giacomo Bonaventura clinches victory for AC Milan vs. Pescara

Giacomo Bonaventura's second-half strike proved enough as AC Milan bounced back from the midweek defeat at Genoa with a 1-0 victory over Pescara at San Siro to move up to third in Serie A.

Higuain haunts Napoli to send Juventus five points clear

Higuain haunts Napoli to send Juventus five points clear

Gonzalo Higuain's second-half winner saw Juventus clinch their 22nd consecutive home win in Serie A with a 2-1 victory over Napoli.

Mauro Icardi scores twice as Inter Milan edge past Torino

Mauro Icardi scores twice as Inter Milan edge past Torino

Mauro Icardi took a major step towards regaining the adoration of hardcore Inter Milan fans while also throwing boss Frank de Boer a lifeline as his brace helped beat Torino 2-1 at San Siro.

Edin Dzeko scores twice as Roma defeat Sassuolo

Edin Dzeko scores twice as Roma defeat Sassuolo

Edin Dzeko continued his hot streak in front of goal as Roma battled back from a goal down to win 3-1 at Sassuolo.

Giorgio Chiellini scores brace as Juventus ease past Sampdoria

Giorgio Chiellini scores brace as Juventus ease past Sampdoria

Juventus warmed up for their top-of-the-table clash with Napoli by beating Sampdoria 4-1 in Turin.

AC Milan miss out on Serie A top spot after Genoa defeat

AC Milan miss out on Serie A top spot after Genoa defeat

AC Milan missed the chance to go top of Serie A as they were beaten 3-0 at Genoa.

Roma hit four to keep heat on Serie A leaders Juventus

Roma hit four to keep heat on Serie A leaders Juventus

Roma reinforced their Serie A title credentials with a confident 4-1 home victory over Palermo.

Nikola Kalinic scores hat-trick as Fiorentina edge eight-goal thriller

Nikola Kalinic scores hat-trick as Fiorentina edge eight-goal thriller

Nikola Kalinic grabbed a hat-trick as Fiorentina came from behind to thump Cagliari 5-3.

Inter embarrassed by Atalanta

Inter embarrassed by Atalanta

Frank de Boer's future as Inter Milan head coach is under serious threat after the Nerazzurri went down 2-1 to Atalanta in Bergamo.

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.

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.