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Douglas Costa, Mandzukic ease Juventus into Coppa Italia semis

Douglas Costa, Mandzukic ease Juventus into Coppa Italia semis

Three-time defending champion Juventus beat city rival Torino 2-0 to reach the Coppa Italia semifinals on Wednesday.

Roma old boys Benatia, Pjanic and Szczesny star for Juventus in narrow win

Roma old boys Benatia, Pjanic and Szczesny star for Juventus in narrow win

Medhi Benatia's first-half strike was enough as Juventus beat Roma 1-0 in Serie A to move within a point of leaders Napoli.

Hamsik breaks Maradona's record as Napoli extend lead

Hamsik breaks Maradona's record as Napoli extend lead

Marek Hamsik became the top scorer in Napoli's history, breaking Diego Maradona's long-standing club record with the winner in a 3-2 victory over Sampdoria on Saturday that extended their lead in Serie A to four points.

Inter Milan lose ground at the top as Sassuolo secure shock win

Inter Milan lose ground at the top as Sassuolo secure shock win

Inter Milan lost ground on Serie A league leaders Napoli ahead of the winter break as they lost 1-0 to Sassuolo.

AC Milan booed off pitch after 2-0 loss to Atalanta

AC Milan booed off pitch after 2-0 loss to Atalanta

AC Milan were booed off the pitch after falling to a second successive defeat, this time a 2-0 at home to Atalanta.

Dybala sends Juve into quarter-finals to face Torino

Dybala sends Juve into quarter-finals to face Torino

Juventus playmaker Paulo Dybala scored his first goal for a month to send the titleholders on their way to a 2-0 win over Genoa in the Coppa Italia on Wednesday and set up a quarter-final against neighbours Torino.

Juve thump Bologna to go second

Juve thump Bologna to go second

Reigning champions Juventus stormed back into second place in the Serie A table, while AC Milan's imploding season took another turn for the worse.

Ten-man AC Milan well beaten by struggling Hellas Verona

Ten-man AC Milan well beaten by struggling Hellas Verona

AC Milan's imploding season took another turn for the worse as Gennaro Gattuso's 10 men were thrashed 3-0 at Hellas Verona.

Napoli move top of Serie A after Inter lose first game of season

Napoli move top of Serie A after Inter lose first game of season

Napoli took full advantage of Inter Milan's first defeat of the Serie A season to take over at the top.

Inter Milan lose first game of season as Udinese hammer Serie A leaders

Inter Milan lose first game of season as Udinese hammer Serie A leaders

Udinese ended Inter Milan's unbeaten start to the Serie A season and led them to surrender the top spot after winning 3-1 at San Siro.

AC Milan rebound from Benevento shock with win vs. Bologna

AC Milan rebound from Benevento shock with win vs. Bologna

AC Milan recorded their first league win since Nov. 5 and their first under new coach Gennaro Gattuso as they beat Bologna 2-1.

Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino keeps Roma at bay in stalemate

Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino keeps Roma at bay in stalemate

Roma were unable to find a way past an inspired Stefano Sorrentino as they were held to a goalless draw at Chievo.

Inter hold Juventus in Derby d'Italia to stay top of Serie A

Inter hold Juventus in Derby d'Italia to stay top of Serie A

Inter Milan remain in top spot in Serie A after holding Juventus to a goalless draw in Turin.

Ivan Perisic nets hat trick as Inter thrash Chievo to go top

Ivan Perisic nets hat trick as Inter thrash Chievo to go top

Inter Milan moved a point clear at the top of Serie A as an Ivan Perisic hat trick helped them to a 5-0 victory over Chievo.

Benevento keeper scores late leveller to deny Gennaro Gattuso's AC Milan

Benevento keeper scores late leveller to deny Gennaro Gattuso's AC Milan

Benevento goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli scored with a diving header five minutes into injury time to seal his side's first Serie A point in a 2-2 draw with AC Milan on Sunday.

Higuain ends former club Napoli's unbeaten start

Higuain ends former club Napoli's unbeaten start

Serie A leaders Napoli surrendered their unbeaten start to the season as Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain returned to haunt his former club with the only goal in a 1-0 win.

Edin Dzeko ends drought as Roma defeat 10-men Spal

Edin Dzeko ends drought as Roma defeat 10-men Spal

Edin Dzeko ended his goal drought with the opener as Roma beat 10-man SPAL 3-1 on Friday evening.

Juventus rebound from Sampdoria setback with comfy win over Crotone

Juventus rebound from Sampdoria setback with comfy win over Crotone

Second-half goals from Mario Mandzukic, Mattia De Sciglio and Medhi Benatia saw reigning champions Juventus recover from their setback at Sampdoria last weekend with a 3-0 win over Crotone in Serie A on Sunday.

Roma drop points after a draw with Genoa

Roma drop points after a draw with Genoa

Roma moved fourth and ahead of rivals Lazio thanks to a 1-1 draw at Genoa.

Jorginho puts Napoli on top

Jorginho puts Napoli on top

Napoli returned to the top of Serie A following a narrow 1-0 win at Udinese.

AC Milan frustrated by Torino in goalless draw

AC Milan frustrated by Torino in goalless draw

AC Milan's miserable Serie A run continued as Torino held them to a 0-0 draw at San Siro.

Icardi strikes twice as Inter Milan see off Cagliari to go top

Icardi strikes twice as Inter Milan see off Cagliari to go top

Inter Milan moved to the top of the Serie A table with a hard-fought 3-1 victory against a resurgent Cagliari on Saturday night.

Mauro Icardi brace as Inter Milan go second with win vs. Atalanta

Mauro Icardi brace as Inter Milan go second with win vs. Atalanta

Mauro Icardi scored two headers to fuel Inter Milan, who jumped Juventus for second place with a 2-0 win over Atalanta.

Sampdoria hold on to see off champions Juventus

Sampdoria hold on to see off champions Juventus

Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria, who maintained their perfect Serie A home record on Sunday.

Napoli hold off Milan to move four points above Juventus atop Serie A

Napoli hold off Milan to move four points above Juventus atop Serie A

Napoli moved four points above Juventus at the top of Serie A after they recorded a 2-1 victory against AC Milan on Saturday night.

Roma earn derby victory over Lazio to go third in Serie A

Roma earn derby victory over Lazio to go third in Serie A

Roma scored twice in four minutes early in the second half to beat Lazio 2-1 in the most high-profile derby between the capital clubs in years.

Suso, Romagnoli strike as AC Milan ease past Sassuolo

Suso, Romagnoli strike as AC Milan ease past Sassuolo

Goals either side of half-time from Alessio Romagnoli and Suso gave AC Milan a 2-0 victory at Sassuolo on Sunday night.

Roma win Florence thriller

Roma win Florence thriller

Roma enjoyed a 12th consecutive Serie A away victory in this six-goal thriller with Fiorentina, including a brace from Gerson.

Napoli frustrated by Chievo

Napoli frustrated by Chievo

Napoli kept a clean sheet despite missing Pepe Reina, but were unable to break down an organised and rugged Chievo.

Eder saves Inter Milan from defeat with late goal against Torino

Eder saves Inter Milan from defeat with late goal against Torino

Inter Milan missed the chance to return to the top of Serie A after being held to a 1-1 draw by Torino.

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.