SERIE A NEWS
Inter Milan up to fourth in Serie A with home win over Sampdoria

Inter Milan up to fourth in Serie A with home win over Sampdoria

Mauro Icardi scored against his former club as Inter Milan moved up to fourth in Serie A with a 3-1 victory over Sampdoria at the San Siro.

Juventus held by Bologna as 15-match Serie A win streak comes to an end

Juventus held by Bologna as 15-match Serie A win streak comes to an end

Juventus dropped points for the first time in 16 league matches as Bologna held the Serie A leaders to a goalless draw at the Stadio Renato Dall'Ara.

Khouma Babacar nets Fiorentina winner as tempers flare against Inter

Khouma Babacar nets Fiorentina winner as tempers flare against Inter

Substitute Khouma Babacar's injury-time strike saw 10-man Fiorentina climb into third place in Serie A as they claimed a 2-1 victory over nine-man Inter Milan at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.

AC Milan keep pressure on Serie A top five with victory over Genoa

AC Milan keep pressure on Serie A top five with victory over Genoa

Goals from Carlos Bacca and Keisuke Honda fired AC Milan to a 2-1 win over Genoa.

Juventus go top of Serie A as Simone Zaza fires late winner versus Napoli

Juventus go top of Serie A as Simone Zaza fires late winner versus Napoli

Simone Zaza's last-gasp goal fired Juventus to the top of the Serie A table at Napoli's expense.

Roma up to third place as Edin Dzeko leads win over Carpi

Roma up to third place as Edin Dzeko leads win over Carpi

Roma climbed to third place in Serie A with a convincing 3-1 victory at relegation-threatened Carpi.

Roma see off Sampdoria fightback to take three points in Serie A

Roma see off Sampdoria fightback to take three points in Serie A

Roma resisted a late Sampdoria fightback to record a 2-1 Serie A victory at the Stadio Olimpico.

Juan Cuadrado and Paulo Dybala on target in Juventus win at Frosinone

Juan Cuadrado and Paulo Dybala on target in Juventus win at Frosinone

Juventus kept in touch with Serie A leaders Napoli ahead of next weekend's Scudetto showdown in Turin by beating Frosinone 2-0 at the Stadio Matusa.

Gonzalo Higuain's penalty enough to keep Napoli on top with win over Carpi

Gonzalo Higuain's penalty enough to keep Napoli on top with win over Carpi

Napoli squeezed past 10-man Carpi thanks only to a Gonzalo Higuain penalty at the Stadio San Paolo and remain two points clear of Juventus ahead of next weekend's Serie A title clash in Turin.

AC Milan's winning run ended by Udinese as Pablo Armero haunts former club

AC Milan's winning run ended by Udinese as Pablo Armero haunts former club

Udinese checked AC Milan's rise up the Serie A table by holding the Rossoneri to a 1-1 draw at San Siro.

Inter Milan rally to clinch dramatic Serie A point at Verona

Inter Milan rally to clinch dramatic Serie A point at Verona

Inter Milan came from two goals down to secure a point in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Hellas Verona on Sunday.

Lazio held by Genoa

Lazio held by Genoa

Lazio missed the chance to leapfrog Empoli and Sassuolo in the Serie A standings as they were held to a goalless draw by Genoa.

Ten-man Fiorentina salvage draw against Bologna

Ten-man Fiorentina salvage draw against Bologna

Fiorentina overcame the sending off of midfielder Matias Fernandez early in the second half to battle to a 1-1 draw at Bologna.

Juventus win to break club record

Juventus win to break club record

Juventus registered their 13th consecutive league win thanks to a moment of magic from Juan Cuadrado, who evaded Armando Izzo with a superb shimmy before his cross deflected past Mattia Perin in the 30th minute.

Napoli beat Lazio as Gonzalo Higuain continues scoring prowess

Napoli beat Lazio as Gonzalo Higuain continues scoring prowess

Gonzalo Higuain's 23rd goal of the season propelled Serie A leaders Napoli down a path to securing a 2-0 victory at Lazio.

Inter Milan victory over Chievo Verona lifts pressure off Roberto Mancini

Inter Milan victory over Chievo Verona lifts pressure off Roberto Mancini

Roberto Mancini's ailing Inter Milan claimed an overdue Serie A victory -- despite the best efforts of Andrea Seculin.

Carlos Bacca scores again as AC Milan continue Champions League push

Carlos Bacca scores again as AC Milan continue Champions League push

AC Milan closed to within six points of the Champions League places by beating Palermo 2-0 at the Stadio Renzo Barbera.

Mohamed Salah and Stephan El Shaarawy seal Roma win over Sassuolo

Mohamed Salah and Stephan El Shaarawy seal Roma win over Sassuolo

Egypt midfielder Mohamed Salah scored his first Serie A goal since late October as Roma battled to a 2-0 win at Sassuolo.

AC Milan level humiliating derby defeat on Inter Milan at San Siro

AC Milan level humiliating derby defeat on Inter Milan at San Siro

AC Milan humiliated their city rivals Inter Milan by winning the Derby della Madonnina 3-0 at San Siro.

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.

Mandzukic and Ronaldo strike as Juve beat 10-man Milan
Milan 0 - 2 Juventus

Mandzukic and Ronaldo strike as Juve beat 10-man Milan

AC Milan forward Gonzalo Higuain missed a penalty and was later sent off in a fit of rage on Sunday as his side lost 2-0 at home to Serie A leaders Juventus, the side that sent him out on loan to the San Siro this season.

Two penalties revoked by VAR as Roma thump Sampdoria
Roma 4 - 1 Sampdoria

Two penalties revoked by VAR as Roma thump Sampdoria

AS Roma forward Stephan El Shaarawy scored twice in the second half to help his side thump Sampdoria 4-1 on Sunday in a Serie A game which saw two penalties revoked -- one for each side -- following VAR reviews.

Inter Milan's seven-match winning run ends with thrashing at Atalanta
Atalanta 4 - 1 Inter

Inter Milan's seven-match winning run ends with thrashing at Atalanta

Inter Milan's run of seven successive league wins was abruptly ended on Sunday when they were crushed 4-1 at Atalanta in rain-sodden conditions.

Napoli get win over Genoa under rainy conditions, stay close to Juventus
Genoa 1 - 2 Napoli

Napoli get win over Genoa under rainy conditions, stay close to Juventus

Napoli splashed their way to a 2-1 win at Genoa in Serie A on Saturday, defying a pitch made almost unplayable by a torrential downpour early in the second half.

Alessio Romagnoli scores another stoppage-time winner for AC Milan
Udinese 0 - 1 AC Milan

Alessio Romagnoli scores another stoppage-time winner for AC Milan

AC Milan's Alessio Romagnoli scored a stoppage-time winner for the second time in five days as they dramatically beat Udinese 1-0 away on Sunday.

Juventus continue unbeaten start in Serie A with win vs. Cagliari
Juventus 3 - 1 Cagliari

Juventus continue unbeaten start in Serie A with win vs. Cagliari

Paulo Dybala scored after 44 seconds for Juventus but they were made to struggle in a 3-1 win over a brave Cagliari team as they stayed six points clear in Serie A on Saturday.

Florenzi earns Roma late draw at Fiorentina
Fiorentina 1 - 1 Roma

Florenzi earns Roma late draw at Fiorentina

AS Roma grabbed a late draw at Fiorentina in Serie A on Saturday when Alessandro Florenzi's equaliser cancelled out a contentious first-half penalty converted by Jordan Veretout.

Inter thump Genoa to notch seventh straight league win
Inter 5 - 0 Genoa

Inter thump Genoa to notch seventh straight league win

Inter Milan notched their seventh successive Serie A victory when two goals from Roberto Gagliardini helped them thump mid-table Genoa 5-0 at San Siro on Saturday.

Napoli Dries Mertens' hat trick helps Napoli get past Empoli
Napoli 5 - 1 Empoli

Napoli Dries Mertens' hat trick helps Napoli get past Empoli

Napoli forward Dries Mertens scored a hat-trick to lead his side to a 5-1 rout of Empoli in Serie A on Friday, moving them back into second place in the standings.

Alessio Romagnoli scores own goal then freakish winner for AC Milan vs. Genoa
AC Milan 2 - 1 Genoa

Alessio Romagnoli scores own goal then freakish winner for AC Milan vs. Genoa

AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli put through his own net and scored a freakish stoppage-time goal in a dramatic 2-1 win over Genoa in Serie A on Wednesday.

Mauro Icardi scores twice as impressive Inter Milan collect sixth straight Serie A win
Lazio 0 - 3 Inter Milan

Mauro Icardi scores twice as impressive Inter Milan collect sixth straight Serie A win

Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi scored twice as they beat Lazio 3-0 away on Monday with an impressive all-round performance to claim their sixth Serie A win in a row.

Napoli's Dries Mertens grabs last-gasp equaliser to foil Roma
Napoli 1 - 1 Roma

Napoli's Dries Mertens grabs last-gasp equaliser to foil Roma

Napoli substitute Dries Mertens scored a last-minute goal to salvage a 1-1 draw against AS Roma in Serie A on Sunday although they slipped further off the title pace as their 100 percent home record ended.

AC Milan win see-saw match against Sampdoria to lift pressure on Gennaro Gattuso
AC Milan 3 - 2 Sampdoria

AC Milan win see-saw match against Sampdoria to lift pressure on Gennaro Gattuso

AC Milan lifted the pressure on beleaguered coach Gennaro Gattuso when a second-half strike by Suso gave them a 3-2 win over Sampdoria in a see-saw Serie A match on Sunday.

Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning winner completes Juventus fightback win against Empoli
Empoli 1 - 2 Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning winner completes Juventus fightback win against Empoli

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, the first a penalty and the second a booming long-range shot, to give Juventus a 2-1 win at Empoli on Saturday after their lowly Serie A opponents took a shock first-half lead.

Mauro Icardi's late goal sees Inter past AC Milan in derby
Inter 1 - 0 AC Milan

Mauro Icardi's late goal sees Inter past AC Milan in derby

Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi scored with a stoppage-time header to give his side a 1-0 win over neighbours AC Milan in their derby at San Siro on Sunday.

Napoli move to within four points of Juventus with Udinese win
Udinese 0 - 3 Napoli

Napoli move to within four points of Juventus with Udinese win

Fabian Ruiz and Marko Rog came off the bench to score around Dries Mertens’ penalty, as Napoli dominated Udinese 3-0 and moved to within four points of Juventus.

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal not enough for Juventus win as Genoa hit back to draw
Juventus 1 - 1 Genoa

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal not enough for Juventus win as Genoa hit back to draw

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 400 goals in Europe's top five leagues as Juventus dropped points for the first time this season following a 1-1 Serie A draw with Genoa on Saturday.

Napoli beat Sassuolo with goals from Adam Ounas and Lorenzo Insigne
Napoli 2 - 0 Sassuolo

Napoli beat Sassuolo with goals from Adam Ounas and Lorenzo Insigne

Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne scored his seventh goal of the campaign in a 2-0 victory over Sassuolo at the San Paolo.

AC Milan's Gonzalo Higuain scores twice during Serie A win over Chievo
AC Milan 3 - 1 Chievo

AC Milan's Gonzalo Higuain scores twice during Serie A win over Chievo

Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain scored twice as AC Milan secured a 3-1 victory over bottom side Chievo.

Krzysztof Piatek on target again but Parma hit back
Parma 3 - 1 Genoa

Krzysztof Piatek on target again but Parma hit back

Genoa forward Krzysztof Piatek maintained his record of scoring in every Serie A match for his new club on Sunday although it was not enough to prevent them losing 3-1 at home to Parma.

Dzeko scores again, Roma hold off Empoli
Empoli 0 - 2 Roma

Dzeko scores again, Roma hold off Empoli

Edin Dzeko continued his upturn in form as Roma made it four straight wins in all competitions to move third in Serie A with a 2-0 win over Empoli.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores for Juventus in away win at Udinese
Udinese 0 - 2 Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scores for Juventus in away win at Udinese

Unstoppable Juventus maintained their perfect start to the season after 10 matches when first-half goals from Rodrigo Bentancur and Cristiano Ronaldo gave them a 2-0 win at Udinese in Serie A on Saturday.

AC Milan dispatch Sassuolo to break string of successive draws
Sassuolo 1 - 4 AC Milan

AC Milan dispatch Sassuolo to break string of successive draws

AC Milan made surprisingly light work of surprise squad Sassuolo -- who would have gone second with a win -- as they won 4-1 away to end a run of three successive draws.

Fiorentina, Atalanta coaches clash over disputed penalty
Fiorentina 2 - 0 Atalanta

Fiorentina, Atalanta coaches clash over disputed penalty

Fiorentina beat Atalanta 2-0 in Serie A on Sunday having opened the scoring with disputed penalty that sparked an angry clash between coaches Stefano Pioli and Gian Piero Gasperini at the final whistle.

Cristiano Ronaldo stars as Juventus come from behind to beat 10-man Napoli
Juventus 3 - 1 Napoli

Cristiano Ronaldo stars as Juventus come from behind to beat 10-man Napoli

Cristiano Ronaldo played a part in all three goals as Juventus came from behind to defeat title rivals Napoli on Saturday.

Federico Fazio turns hero as Roma beat Lazio in Rome derby
Roma 3 - 1 Lazio

Federico Fazio turns hero as Roma beat Lazio in Rome derby

Roma defender Federico Fazio went from villain to hero as his side continued their recent dominance over neighbours Lazio with a 3-1 win in a pulsating Derby della Capitale on Saturday.

AC Milan concede late again in draw with promoted Empoli
Empoli 1 - 1 AC Milan

AC Milan concede late again in draw with promoted Empoli

AC Milan were foiled by heroic goalkeeping from Empoli's Pietro Terracciano as they were held 1-1 by the promoted side on Thursday, their third successive Serie A draw.

Juventus beat Bologna as Paulo Dybala and Blaise Matuidi score
Juventus 2 - 0 Bologna

Juventus beat Bologna as Paulo Dybala and Blaise Matuidi score

Paulo Dybala has been somewhat obscured by Cristiano Ronaldo's arrival at Juventus but the Argentine broke his goal scoring drought on Wednesday.

Napoli stay second while Roma hit four
Roma 4 - 0 Frosinone

Napoli stay second while Roma hit four

AS Roma ended a five-match winless run in all competitions by thumping Frosinone 4-0 with Cengiz Under, Javier Pastore, Stephan El Shaarawy and Aleksandar Kolarov sharing the goals.

Inter Milan earn lucky win against Fiorentina despite second-half lapse
Inter Milan 2 - 1 Fiorentina

Inter Milan earn lucky win against Fiorentina despite second-half lapse

Inter Milan overcame one of their notorious lapses to beat Fiorentina 2-1 in Serie A and notch their third win in a week on Tuesday, suggesting early-season troubles may be behind them.