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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.

Bologna with a shock 1-0 victory against AC Milan

Bologna with a shock 1-0 victory against AC Milan

Emanuele Giaccherini's late goal stunned AC Milan as Bologna snatched a 1-0 victory at San Siro.

Sampdoria take three-goal lead, hang on to defeat Genoa in derby

Sampdoria take three-goal lead, hang on to defeat Genoa in derby

Sampdoria almost allowed a three-goal lead to slip before clinging on to beat rivals Genoa 3-2 in the Derby della Lanterna on Tuesday night.

Lazio sink Serie A leaders Inter Milan thanks to Antonio Candreva brace

Lazio sink Serie A leaders Inter Milan thanks to Antonio Candreva brace

Inter Milan lead Serie A heading into the Christmas break, but a 2-1 defeat to Lazio means their advantage is slight.

Giacomo Bonaventura the main man for AC Milan in win over Frosinone

Giacomo Bonaventura the main man for AC Milan in win over Frosinone

Underachieving AC Milan ended the year on a high by edging out plucky Frosinone 4-2 at the Stadio Matusa.

Gonzalo Higuain double inspires Napoli to Serie A win at Atalanta

Gonzalo Higuain double inspires Napoli to Serie A win at Atalanta

Gonzalo Higuain's brace helped Napoli to a 3-1 win over Atalanta and back up to third in Serie A.

Roma end turbulent 2015 with win over Genoa

Roma end turbulent 2015 with win over Genoa

Ten-man Roma snapped a four-game winless streak in Serie A with a convincing 2-0 home victory over Genoa.

Juventus extend Serie A winning run as Mario Mandzukic double downs Carpi

Juventus extend Serie A winning run as Mario Mandzukic double downs Carpi

Mario Mandzukic scored twice as Juventus survived a late scare in a 3-2 win at Carpi to extend their Serie A winning run to six games to go second in the table.

Juventus progress in Coppa Italia, Roma and Fiorentina knocked out

Juventus progress in Coppa Italia, Roma and Fiorentina knocked out

Coppa Italia holders Juventus secured their place in the quarterfinals with a comfortable 4-0 win over Torino, but Roma and Fiorentina both suffered shock home losses.

Inter begin Coppa Italia with simple win over Cagliari

Inter begin Coppa Italia with simple win over Cagliari

Serie A leaders Inter Milan eased through to the Coppa Italia quarterfinals by beating Cagliari 3-0 on Tuesday.

Juventus climb to fourth with win over Fiorentina

Juventus climb to fourth with win over Fiorentina

Reigning champions Juventus burst back into the Serie A title race with a come-from-behind 3-1 victory over fierce rivals Fiorentina.

Roma earn point at Napoli thanks to Wojciech Szczesny heroics

Roma earn point at Napoli thanks to Wojciech Szczesny heroics

Wojciech Szczesny excelled in the Roma goal as Serie A title hopefuls Napoli were held to a 0-0 draw at the Stadio San Paolo.

AC Milan held by rock-bottom Hellas Verona

AC Milan held by rock-bottom Hellas Verona

Misfiring AC Milan were held to a 1-1 draw by basement boys Hellas Verona at San Siro on Sunday.

Inter control Udinese to increase lead atop Serie A table

Inter control Udinese to increase lead atop Serie A table

Serie A leaders Inter Milan moved four points clear at the top with a convincing 4-0 victory at Udinese.

AC Milan progress halted by draw at Carpi

AC Milan progress halted by draw at Carpi

AC Milan's bid to muscle into the Serie A title race hit a snag as they were held to a goalless draw at Carpi.

Fiorentina up to second after thumping Udinese

Fiorentina up to second after thumping Udinese

Fiorentina assumed second place in the Serie A table by trouncing Udinese 3-0 at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.

Napoli's unbeaten run comes to an end with defeat at Bologna

Napoli's unbeaten run comes to an end with defeat at Bologna

Napoli's 18-game unbeaten streak in all competitions came to an end after losing 3-2 at Bologna in a nail-biting contest at the Stadio Renato Dall'Ara.

Adem Ljajic free kick secures Inter Milan narrow victory over Genoa

Adem Ljajic free kick secures Inter Milan narrow victory over Genoa

Adem Ljajic's free kick secured Inter Milan a 1-0 win over Genoa as Roberto Mancini's men bounced back from Monday's defeat to title rivals Napoli.

Last-gasp Maxi Lopez earns Torino point against Roma

Last-gasp Maxi Lopez earns Torino point against Roma

Substitute Maxi Lopez's last-minute penalty helped Torino secure a 1-1 draw at home to title-chasing AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico.

Juventus ease past Lazio with help of classy Paulo Dybala volley

Juventus ease past Lazio with help of classy Paulo Dybala volley

Paulo Dybala was the difference as Juventus extended their winning streak to five Serie A games with a 2-0 triumph at Lazio on Friday night.

AC Milan reach Coppa Italia last eight with extra-time win against Crotone

AC Milan reach Coppa Italia last eight with extra-time win against Crotone

AC Milan needed extra time at San Siro to get past Serie B opponents Crotone in the fourth round of the Coppa Italia.

Higuain brace puts Napoli top in defeat of Inter Milan

Higuain brace puts Napoli top in defeat of Inter Milan

Gonzalo Higuain's classy double fired Napoli to the summit of Serie A as they won the top-of-the-table clash with Inter Milan 2-1.

Juventus defeat Palermo, assume fifth place in Serie A table

Juventus defeat Palermo, assume fifth place in Serie A table

Reigning champions Juventus continued their climb back to the upper reaches of the Serie A table by beating Palermo 3-0 at the Stadio Renzo Barbera.

Roma suffer home loss against Atalanta in Serie A

Roma suffer home loss against Atalanta in Serie A

Roma's bad week ended on a sour note as Atalanta condemned them to a 2-0 defeat at the Stadio Olimpico.

AC Milan cruise past Sampdoria with M'Baye Niang brace

AC Milan cruise past Sampdoria with M'Baye Niang brace

M'Baye Niang scored twice as AC Milan climbed up to fifth place in the Serie A table with a 4-1 home win over Sampdoria.

Inter Milan go top of Serie A thanks to 4-0 defeat of Frosinone

Inter Milan go top of Serie A thanks to 4-0 defeat of Frosinone

Inter Milan went back top of Serie A with the easiest of 4-0 wins over Frosinone on Sunday evening.

Napoli knock down Verona wall

Napoli knock down Verona wall

Napoli maintained their impressive form with a 2-0 win at Verona to send them top of Serie A.

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.

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.