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Late goals keep Napoli's Serie A hopes alive

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

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

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.

Juventus defeat Milan to extend lead over Napoli at Serie A summit

Juventus defeat Milan to extend lead over Napoli at Serie A summit

Reigning champions Juventus scored twice in the final 11 minutes to beat AC Milan 3-1 and open up a four-point gap at the top of Serie A.

Napoli's Serie A title hopes take hit with draw at Sassoulo

Napoli's Serie A title hopes take hit with draw at Sassoulo

Napoli missed the chance to temporarily go top of the table ahead of Juventus' game as they were surprisingly held to a 1-1 draw by Sassoulo.

Edin Dzeko saves Roma a point with late goal against Bologna

Edin Dzeko saves Roma a point with late goal against Bologna

Edin Dzeko rescued a point for Roma in a 1-1 draw at Bologna in Serie A.

Raul Albiol helps Napoli beat Genoa, close gap on Juventus

Raul Albiol helps Napoli beat Genoa, close gap on Juventus

Raul Albiol marked his 200th appearance for Napoli with a 72nd-minute winner against Genoa which breathed new life into the Serie A title race.

Andre Silva scores late goal as AC Milan hand Chievo defeat

Andre Silva scores late goal as AC Milan hand Chievo defeat

AC Milan needed a late Andre Silva goal to snatch a 3-2 win at home to lowly Chievo Verona.

Mauro Icardi scores four as Inter Milan thrash Sampdoria

Mauro Icardi scores four as Inter Milan thrash Sampdoria

Mauro Icardi was in inspiring form against former club Sampdoria with four of his side's goals as Inter Milan claimed a comfortable 5-0 Serie A victory at Stadio Luigi Ferraris.

Relegation battlers SPAL hold Juventus to scoreless draw

Relegation battlers SPAL hold Juventus to scoreless draw

Juventus missed the chance to go seven points clear at the top of Serie A after being held to a 0-0 draw at struggling SPAL.

Juventus see off Atalanta to open four-point lead atop Serie A

Juventus see off Atalanta to open four-point lead atop Serie A

Juventus beat visiting Atalanta 2-0 on Wednesday to open up a four-point lead over Napoli that could prove decisive in pursuit of an unprecedented seventh straight Serie A title.

Napoli fall to second in Serie A after goalless draw at Inter Milan

Napoli fall to second in Serie A after goalless draw at Inter Milan

Napoli ceded control of the Serie A title race to reigning champions Juventus after failing to beat Inter Milan at San Siro.

Andre Silva's stoppage-time header helps Milan to dramatic win over Genoa

Andre Silva's stoppage-time header helps Milan to dramatic win over Genoa

AC Milan bounced back from their Europa League defeat to Arsenal as substitute Andre Silva fired the Rossoneri to a 1-0 success at Genoa with practically the last kick of the game.

Paulo Dybala leads Juventus to Udinese win as Gonzalo Higuain misses penalty

Paulo Dybala leads Juventus to Udinese win as Gonzalo Higuain misses penalty

Juventus returned to first place -- at least until Inter Milan host Napoli later on Sunday -- thanks to their 2-0 home victory against Udinese.

Daniele De Rossi scores as Roma beat Torino on emotional night

Daniele De Rossi scores as Roma beat Torino on emotional night

Daniele De Rossi was among the goalscorers as Roma recorded a 3-0 win over Torino on Friday night, the day after the funeral for Davide Astori.

Napoli's title hopes take major blow with defeat

Napoli's title hopes take major blow with defeat

Edin Dzeko scored twice as Roma dealt a major blow to Napoli's hopes of winning the Serie A title with a 4-2 victory at Stadio San Paolo.

Paulo Dybala nets last-gasp winner as Juventus down Lazio

Paulo Dybala nets last-gasp winner as Juventus down Lazio

Paulo Dybala's last-gasp goal avenged Juventus' October defeat to Lazio as the reigning Serie A champions won 1-0 at the Stadio Olimpico.

AC Milan survive shootout vs. Lazio, reach Coppa Italia final

AC Milan survive shootout vs. Lazio, reach Coppa Italia final

AC Milan's unbeaten streak in all competitions reached 13 matches with a 5-4 penalty shootout victory over Lazio on Wednesday to advance to the Coppa Italia final against Juventus.

Pjanic penalty helps Juventus reach Coppa Italia final

Pjanic penalty helps Juventus reach Coppa Italia final

Miralem Pjanic scored a controversial penalty as Juventus beat visiting Atalanta 1-0 Wednesday to reach the Italian Cup final.

Napoli rout Cagliari for 10th straight win in Serie A

Napoli rout Cagliari for 10th straight win in Serie A

Leaders Napoli sent their Serie A winning streak into double figures with an emphatic 5-0 success at Cagliari.

Cutrone and Calabria on target in AC Milan defeat of Roma

Cutrone and Calabria on target in AC Milan defeat of Roma

AC Milan's good form continued as Gennaro Gattuso's men defeated Roma 2-0 at the Stadio Olimpico.

Juventus vs. Atalanta postponed due to heavy snow in Turin

Juventus vs. Atalanta postponed due to heavy snow in Turin

Juventus' Serie A match against Atalanta was called off on Sunday due to heavy snowfall in Turin.

Home fans jeer Inter Milan in win over Benevento

Home fans jeer Inter Milan in win over Benevento

Two goals in three second-half minutes helped Inter Milan to a 2-0 victory at home to Benevento and moved them up to third in the Serie A table -- despite jeers from their own fans.

Napoli squeeze past SPAL

Napoli squeeze past SPAL

Napoli stayed one point ahead of Juventus at the top of Serie A on Sunday after both teams won their ninth league games in a row, this time beating SPAL and Torino 1-0 respectively.

Alex Sandro leads Juventus past Torino but Gonzalo Higuain departs injured

Alex Sandro leads Juventus past Torino but Gonzalo Higuain departs injured

Juventus climbed above Napoli with a 1-0 victory at Torino that maintains their pursuit of the Serie A title.

Inter Milan fall away to Genoa and into fourth place in Serie A

Inter Milan fall away to Genoa and into fourth place in Serie A

Inter Milan dropped to fourth place in Serie A after falling 2-0 at Genoa on Saturday.

Roma move up to third place with victory at Udinese

Roma move up to third place with victory at Udinese

Roma moved up to third in the Serie A table as second-half goals from Cengiz Under and Diego Perotti helped them to a 2-0 win at Udinese.

Yann Karamoh scores on first Serie A start to end Inter's winless run

Yann Karamoh scores on first Serie A start to end Inter's winless run

Yann Karamoh's first goal for Inter Milan settled their fraught 2-1 victory over nine-man Bologna at San Siro.

Napoli go top after thrashing Lazio

Napoli go top after thrashing Lazio

Napoli came from behind to produce a stunning 4-1 victory against Lazio to storm back to the top of the Serie A table.

Patrick Cutrone leads AC Milan to convincing win against SPAL

Patrick Cutrone leads AC Milan to convincing win against SPAL

Patrick Cutrone scored twice as AC Milan won 4-0 at SPAL to keep up their recent good form.

Balde completes loan move to Inter Milan
Inter Milan news

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
Juventus news

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
AC Milan news

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
Inter Milan news

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.