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Jose Callejon scores twice as Napoli thrash Empoli

Jose Callejon scores twice as Napoli thrash Empoli

Napoli kept Serie A title rivals Juventus at arm's length by drubbing Empoli 5-1 at the San Paolo.

Alvaro Morata scores twice as Juventus crush Chievo Verona

Alvaro Morata scores twice as Juventus crush Chievo Verona

Juventus strolled to victory over Chievo in Verona to put pressure on title rivals Napoli to respond with a 12th consecutive win in all competitions.

Stephan El Shaarawy's debut goal helps Roma to victory

Stephan El Shaarawy's debut goal helps Roma to victory

New loan signings Ervin Zukanovic and Stephan El Shaarawy combined on their debuts to set Roma on their way to a 3-1 home win against Serie A strugglers Frosinone.

Rampant Juventus sweep aside Inter with Morata brace

Rampant Juventus sweep aside Inter with Morata brace

Alvaro Morata ended his scoring drought in style as Juventus took firm control of their Coppa Italia semifinal with Inter Milan.

Mario Balotelli nets penalty as Milan defeat Alessandria in Coppa Italia

Mario Balotelli nets penalty as Milan defeat Alessandria in Coppa Italia

Mario Balotelli's penalty gave AC Milan a first-leg lead in their Coppa Italia semifinal against third-tier Alessandria.

Paulo Dybala scores as Juventus top Roma for 11th straight Serie A win

Paulo Dybala scores as Juventus top Roma for 11th straight Serie A win

Paulo Dybala unlocked a tense encounter with Roma in Turin to fire Juventus within two points of Serie A leaders Napoli.

Lasagna makes Inter Milan sick at San Siro

Lasagna makes Inter Milan sick at San Siro

Kevin Lasagna grabbed a late leveller as 10-man Carpi held Serie A title hopefuls Inter Milan to a 1-1 draw at San Siro.

Napoli with a win in a six-goal thriller at Sampdoria

Napoli with a win in a six-goal thriller at Sampdoria

Napoli emerged triumphant from a festival of goals at Sampdoria to pull five points clear at the top of the Serie A table after a 4-2 victory.

Antonio Candreva at the double as Lazio bounce back to beat Chievo

Antonio Candreva at the double as Lazio bounce back to beat Chievo

Lazio fought back to beat Chievo 4-1 in a controversial clash with two red cards and a dubious penalty.

Fiorentina push past Toro

Fiorentina push past Toro

Fiorentina got back on track to end Torino’s revival with a Josip Ilicic free kick and Gonzalo Rodriguez, while Mauro Zarate made his debut.

AC Milan see two leads over Empoli slip away in draw

AC Milan see two leads over Empoli slip away in draw

Empoli twice fought back to earn a 2-2 draw with AC Milan at the Castellani.

Juventus beat Lazio with Lichtsteiner goal, advance to Coppa Italia semis

Juventus beat Lazio with Lichtsteiner goal, advance to Coppa Italia semis

Stephan Lichtsteiner set up a Coppa Italia semifinal clash with Inter Milan as defending champions Juventus edged out Lazio 1-0 in Rome.

Stevan Jovetic's goal helps Inter beat Napoli in Coppa Italia

Stevan Jovetic's goal helps Inter beat Napoli in Coppa Italia

Inter Milan booked their place in the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia with a hard-earned 2-0 victory at Serie A leaders Napoli.

Carlos Bacca helps fire AC Milan to rare home victory over Fiorentina

Carlos Bacca helps fire AC Milan to rare home victory over Fiorentina

Carlos Bacca's early goal set AC Milan on their way to a 2-0 win over Fiorentina which eased the pressure on Sinisa Mihajlovic.

Paulo Dybala brace helps Juventus dominate at Udinese

Paulo Dybala brace helps Juventus dominate at Udinese

Juventus blew Udinese away at the Stadio Friuli to record their 10th consecutive Serie A victory.

Luciano Spalletti frustrated by Hellas Verona on return to Roma dugout

Luciano Spalletti frustrated by Hellas Verona on return to Roma dugout

Luciano Spalletti was denied victory on his return to the Roma dugout as Hellas Verona forced a 1-1 draw at the Stadio Olimpico.

Gonzalo Higuain bags brace as Napoli move four points clear at top of Serie A

Gonzalo Higuain bags brace as Napoli move four points clear at top of Serie A

Napoli opened up a four-point lead at the top of Serie A after Gonzalo Higuain's brace secured a 3-1 come-from-behind victory at home to Sassuolo.

Samir Handanovic saves Inter Milan, but Atalanta still claim draw

Samir Handanovic saves Inter Milan, but Atalanta still claim draw

Inter Milan were held to 1-1 at struggling Atalanta as their Serie A title challenge suffered another blow on Saturday.

AC Milan into Coppa Italia semifinals through Bacca and Niang

AC Milan into Coppa Italia semifinals through Bacca and Niang

Carlos Bacca inspired AC Milan to a 2-1 victory over Carpi to secure the Rossoneri a place in the Coppa Italia semifinals.

Roma sack head coach Rudi Garcia with Luciano Spalletti set for role

Roma sack head coach Rudi Garcia with Luciano Spalletti set for role

Roma have parted company with their head coach Rudi Garcia and are expected to appoint Luciano Spalletti as his replacement.

Juventus go second with win over Sampdoria

Juventus go second with win over Sampdoria

Juventus assumed second place behind new Serie A leaders Napoli after beating 10-man Sampdoria 2-1 to rack up a ninth straight victory.

Napoli are winter champions after a 5-1 win at Frosinone

Napoli are winter champions after a 5-1 win at Frosinone

Gonzalo Higuain scored twice as Napoli blew Frosinone away 5-1 to assume first place in the Serie A table.

Late penalty damages Inter Milan's title hopes as Sassuolo steal points

Late penalty damages Inter Milan's title hopes as Sassuolo steal points

Inter Milan's Serie A title hopes were dented by Sassuolo, who clinched a dramatic win at the San Siro thanks to the heroics of their goalkeeper Andrea Consigli and an injury-time penalty from Domenico Berardi.

Sinisa Mihajlovic sent to the stands as AC Milan draw with Roma

Sinisa Mihajlovic sent to the stands as AC Milan draw with Roma

Roma and AC Milan played out a 1-1 draw at the Stadio Olimpico, where Rossoneri manager Sinisa Mihajlovic was sent to the stands for kicking a water bottle across the technical area.

Fiorentina miss out on top spot with loss to Lazio

Fiorentina miss out on top spot with loss to Lazio

Fiorentina missed the chance to go top of Serie A as Lazio battled to a 3-1 win at the Stadio Artemio Franchi, where there was a late flurry of stoppage-time goals.

Insigne magic inspires Napoli

Insigne magic inspires Napoli

Marek Hamsik hit the winning goal as Napoli moved into third place with a 2-1 home victory over Torino.

Inter Milan remain top as Mauro Icardi strike sinks Empoli

Inter Milan remain top as Mauro Icardi strike sinks Empoli

Inter Milan held onto top spot in Serie A as Mauro Icardi's goal earned a slender 1-0 victory at Empoli.

Pogba, Dybala star as Juventus continue resurgence

Pogba, Dybala star as Juventus continue resurgence

Juventus stormed back into the title race by beating hapless Hellas Verona 3-0 to register an eighth straight Serie A win.

Josip Ilicic brace helps to keep Fiorentina top of Serie A

Josip Ilicic brace helps to keep Fiorentina top of Serie A

Fiorentina maintained their pursuit of a first Serie A title in almost 50 years with a 3-1 win at Palermo.

Chievo hold Roma to a 3-3 draw

Chievo hold Roma to a 3-3 draw

Substitute Simone Pepe had the last laugh in a six-goal Serie A thriller that saw Chievo hold Roma to a 3-3 draw.

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.