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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.

AC Milan edge Lazio to claim third straight victory

AC Milan edge Lazio to claim third straight victory

Giacomo Bonaventura scored the winner as in-form AC Milan recorded a third successive Serie A victory by beating high-flying Lazio 2-1.

Mertens brace puts Napoli top

Mertens brace puts Napoli top

A brace from Dries Mertens took Napoli straight back to the top of Serie A with a 3-1 win over Bologna on Sunday while Inter Milan conceded a last-minute goal at SPAL to extend their winless run to nine games.

Alberto Paloschi equaliser stretches Inter Milan winless run to seven

Alberto Paloschi equaliser stretches Inter Milan winless run to seven

Inter Milan's Serie A woes continued with Sunday's 1-1 draw at lowly SPAL stretching their winless run to seven matches.

Juventus beat nine-man Chievo to return to top of Serie A

Juventus beat nine-man Chievo to return to top of Serie A

Juventus climbed back back to the Serie A summit but made heavy weather of beating a Chievo side reduced to nine men.

Lazio sweep Udinese aside

Lazio sweep Udinese aside

Free-scoring Lazio produced another impressive attacking display to brush aside Udinese 3-0 on Wednesday and close the gap on Serie A leading pair Napoli and Juventus.

Douglas Costa lifts Juventus to within one point of leaders Napoli

Douglas Costa lifts Juventus to within one point of leaders Napoli

Douglas Costa scored the only goal as Juventus closed to within a point of Serie A leaders Napoli following a workmanlike 1-0 victory over Genoa.

Inter and Roma share spoils

Inter and Roma share spoils

Matias Velcino's header four minutes from time earned Inter Milan a deserved 1-1 draw against Roma at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.

Dries Mertens nets winner for Napoli at Atalanta

Dries Mertens nets winner for Napoli at Atalanta

Napoli avenged their Coppa Italia defeat to Atalanta with a 1-0 victory in Bergamo.

Dybala injured as Juventus win at Cagliari, keep pace with Napoli

Dybala injured as Juventus win at Cagliari, keep pace with Napoli

Juventus remained within a point of Serie A leaders Napoli ahead of the winter break as Federico Bernardeschi's second-half strike secured a 1-0 win at Cagliari.

Leonardo Bonucci gives AC Milan victory over Crotone

Leonardo Bonucci gives AC Milan victory over Crotone

AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci scored his first goal for the club in a 1-0 win over Crotone -- although the Italy international knew little about it.

Inter Milan concede late to settle for draw with Fiorentina

Inter Milan concede late to settle for draw with Fiorentina

Giovanni Simeone scored a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser as Fiorentina fought back to draw 1-1 against Inter Milan at the Stadio Franchi.

VAR spells double trouble for Lazio's Acerbi
Atalanta 1 - 0 Lazio

VAR spells double trouble for Lazio's Acerbi

Lazio defender Francesco Acerbi suffered double frustration on Monday when he was booked for celebrating what he thought was a stoppage-time equaliser in the Serie A match against Atalanta which was then disallowed after a VAR review.

AS Roma fight back to beat Genoa, give relief to boss Eusebio Di Francesco
AS Roma 3 - 2 Genoa

AS Roma fight back to beat Genoa, give relief to boss Eusebio Di Francesco

Beleaguered AS Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco was handed a lifeline as his side twice fought back from behind to beat Genoa 3-2 in Serie A on Sunday.

Superb Milik strike earns late win for Napoli at Cagliari
Cagliari 0 - 1 Napoli

Superb Milik strike earns late win for Napoli at Cagliari

A stoppage-time free kick from Arkadiusz Milik gave Napoli a 1-0 win over Cagliari on Sunday to keep them eight points behind Serie A leaders Juventus and end the Sardinian team's unbeaten home run.

Cristiano Ronaldo booked after penalty as Juventus win Turin derby
Torino 0 - 1 Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo booked after penalty as Juventus win Turin derby

Cristiano Ronaldo converted a second-half penalty and was booked for provoking beaten goalkeeper Salvador Ichazo as relentless Serie A leaders Juventus beat Torino 1-0 in an absorbing derby on Saturday.

Mauro Icardi's Panenka penalty gives Inter Milan win over Udinese
Inter Milan 1 - 0 Udinese

Mauro Icardi's Panenka penalty gives Inter Milan win over Udinese

Inter Milan rebounded from the disappointment of their midweek Champions League exit by scraping a 1-0 win at home to struggling Udinese in Serie A after captain Mauro Icardi converted a Panenka-style penalty late in the game on Saturday.

AC Milan held as Donnarumma plays 100th consecutive full game
AC Milan 0 - 0 Torino

AC Milan held as Donnarumma plays 100th consecutive full game

AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma played his 100th consecutive full Serie A game and Torino coach Walter Mazzarri was sent off for the third time this season in an otherwise uneventful 0-0 draw on Sunday.

Prandelli's Genoa hold SPAL despite early red card
SPAL 1 - 1 Genoa

Prandelli's Genoa hold SPAL despite early red card

Genoa held SPAL to a 1-1 draw in Serie A in their first match under former Italy coach Cesare Prandelli on Sunday despite playing for nearly 80 minutes with 10 men.

Serie A throws up more late drama as Fiorentina draw 3-3
Sassuolo 3 - 3 Fiorentina

Serie A throws up more late drama as Fiorentina draw 3-3

Serie A's remarkable weekend of dramatic finishes continued on Sunday as Fiorentina equalised in the sixth minute of stoppage time to draw 3-3 at Sassuolo after trailing 3-1.

Nine-man Cagliari in late fightback to draw with Roma
Roma 2 - 2 Cagliari

Nine-man Cagliari in late fightback to draw with Roma

Marco Sau’s 95th-minute equaliser completed a remarkable late comeback as nine-man Cagliari recovered from two goals down to draw 2-2 with AS Roma in Serie A on Saturday.

Napoli thrash Frosinone to go six clear of Inter Milan in second place
Napoli 4 - 0 Frosinone

Napoli thrash Frosinone to go six clear of Inter Milan in second place

Two goals from Arkadiusz Milik helped Napoli move six points clear in second place with a 4-0 win over Frosinone in Serie A on Saturday.

Juventus take double-digit lead in Serie A with win against Inter Milan
Juventus 1 - 0 Inter Milan

Juventus take double-digit lead in Serie A with win against Inter Milan

Unbeaten Juventus made it 14 victories in 15 Serie A games this season when Mario Mandzukic's second-half header gave them a 1-0 win over Inter Milan in a breathless Derby d'Italia on Friday after the visitors wasted their chances.

Arkadiusz Milik's sweet strike sees Napoli past Atalanta to stay second
Atalanta 1 - 2 Napoli

Arkadiusz Milik's sweet strike sees Napoli past Atalanta to stay second

Napoli substitute Arkadiusz Milik scored with a sublime volley three minutes after coming off the bench to snatch a late and precious 2-1 win at Atalanta in Serie A on Monday.

Roma fightback twice to draw with Inter Milan in Serie A thriller
Roma 2 - 2 Inter Milan

Roma fightback twice to draw with Inter Milan in Serie A thriller

Roma fought back from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with Inter Milan in Serie A in a Stadio Olimpico thriller on Sunday.

AC Milan edge Parma thanks to Patrick Cutrone, Franck Kessie goals
AC Milan 2 - 1 Parma

AC Milan edge Parma thanks to Patrick Cutrone, Franck Kessie goals

AC Milan staged a second-half comeback to beat Parma 2-1 at San Siro and move back into the top four in Serie A on Sunday.

Juventus extend unbeaten streak to 14 with win against Fiorentina
Fiorentina 0 - 3 Juventus

Juventus extend unbeaten streak to 14 with win against Fiorentina

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the fifth league game in a row to complete a 3-0 win for the unbeaten Serie A leaders away to Fiorentina on Saturday.

Simone Inzaghi sent off after celebrating late Lazio equaliser vs. AC Milan
Lazio 1 - 1 AC Milan

Simone Inzaghi sent off after celebrating late Lazio equaliser vs. AC Milan

Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi was sent off and initially refused to leave the touchline after over-celebrating his team's stoppage-time equaliser in a dramatic 1-1 draw against makeshift AC Milan in Serie A at a wet Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.

Napoli held at home by basement side Chievo
Napoli 0 - 0 Chievo

Napoli held at home by basement side Chievo

Second-placed Napoli dropped two valuable points in their Serie A title chase when they were held to a 0-0 draw at home on Sunday by table-propping Chievo, who were playing their first match under their third coach of the season.

Keita Balde opens Inter Milan account in 3-0 win against Frosinone
Inter Milan 3-0 Frosinone

Keita Balde opens Inter Milan account in 3-0 win against Frosinone

Keita Balde scored twice to open his account for Inter Milan as they beat Frosinone 3-0 on Saturday to move alongside second-placed Napoli in the Serie A title race.

Ronaldo strikes again as Juventus brush SPAL aside
Juventus 2 - 0 SPAL

Ronaldo strikes again as Juventus brush SPAL aside

Juventus moved nine points clear at the top of Serie A with a 2-0 win over SPAL on Saturday as Cristiano Ronaldo's strike made him the league's joint-top scorer.

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.