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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.

Juve win after Fiorentina have penalty revoked by VAR

Juve win after Fiorentina have penalty revoked by VAR

Juventus defeated Fiorentina 2-0 in Gianluigi Buffon's 500th league match for the club to leapfrog Napoli at the top of Serie A.

Diego Laxalt gives Genoa late winner to stun Lazio

Diego Laxalt gives Genoa late winner to stun Lazio

Diego Laxalt snatched a last-gasp victory for Genoa as Lazio fell further away from the title race with a 2-1 defeat at the Stadio Olimpico.

Juventus thump Sassuolo as Gonzalo Higuain hits hat trick

Juventus thump Sassuolo as Gonzalo Higuain hits hat trick

Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat trick as Juventus romped to a 7-0 Serie A demolition of sorry Sassuolo at the Allianz Stadium.

Cengiz Under strikes to hand Roma a win over Hellas Verona

Cengiz Under strikes to hand Roma a win over Hellas Verona

Cengiz Under's stunning early strike was enough for 10-man Roma to grind out a much-needed 1-0 win at Hellas Verona.

Inter can't end winless run, draw win Walter Zenga's Crotone

Inter can't end winless run, draw win Walter Zenga's Crotone

Inter Milan's winless streak in Serie A will stretch beyond two months after they drew with visiting Crotone 1-1 on Saturday.

Calhanoglu miss costs Milan in goalless draw with Lazio

Calhanoglu miss costs Milan in goalless draw with Lazio

AC Milan drew 0-0 at home to Lazio in the first leg of their Coppa Italia semifinal on Wednesday and could be left counting the cost of an embarrassing miss by Hakan Calhanoglu.

Gigi Buffon saves penalty in return as Juventus win first leg

Gigi Buffon saves penalty in return as Juventus win first leg

Gonzalo Higuain and Gianluigi Buffon combined to help Juventus beat Atalanta 1-0 for a crucial away victory in the first leg of their Coppa Italia semifinal on Tuesday.

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.