SERIE A

  • Juventus beaten 2-1 by Torino in derby marred by violence 3 hours 59 minutes ago

    Rome: Juventus was prevented from clinching a fourth consecutive Serie A title with a 2-1 loss at Torino on Sunday in a derby marred by fan violence. After Andrea Pirlo put Juventus ahead with a free kick 35 minutes in, fellow Italy international Matteo Darmian equalized just before halftime and former...
  • Serie A: Icardi leads Inter Milan to victory, AC Milan suffer loss 16 hours 53 minutes ago

    Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi scored with two minutes remaining to hand them a 2-1 win over AS Roma in Serie A on Saturday, while AC Milan's slim hopes of playing in Europe next season were dented in a 2-1 defeat to Udinese. Inter took a 15th-minute lead as Brazilian Hernanes was...
  • Hellas Verona beat Fiorentina 1-0 in Serie A with late strike 5 days ago

    Rome: Mounir Obbadi scored in the 89th minute as Hellas Verona won 1-0 at Fiorentina on Monday in Serie A. Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto couldn't control a shot from Lazaros Christodoupoulos and Obbadi took advantage of the rebound. Verona goalkeeper Rafael saved a penalty from Alessandro Diamanti in the 67th. Fiorentina remained sixth, one...
  • Roma draw 1-1 at home to struggling Atalanta in Serie A 6 days ago

    Milan: Roma failed to make the most of Lazio's defeat as they were held 1-1 at home by relegation-threatened Atalanta in Serie A to move level on points with their city rival in second spot, while Inter Milan drew 0-0 against AC Milan in a heated derby match. Francesco Totti gave...
  • Serie A leader Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 1 week ago

    Milan: Runaway leader Juventus took another important step towards the Serie A title as they eased to a 2-0 win over second-place Lazio on Saturday. Carlos Tevez scored a league-leading 18th goal, and Leonardo Bonucci added the second within 29 minutes at Juventus Stadium, blowing away Lazio's hopes of a ninth...
  • Lazio chasing Roma for 2nd place in Italian league April 11, 2015

    Milan: Heading into the final months of the season, Lazio are riding a seven-match winning streak in Serie A as they gear up to play the Italian Cup final. Although still in third place, Lazio have closed the gap on second-place Roma to only one point and will face Juventus in...
  • Roma beat Napoli; Juventus, AC Milan win in Serie A April 5, 2015

    Rome: Roma ended their four-month winless streak at home with a 1-0 victory over Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, while Lazio kept up the pressure on their city rival with a 3-1 win at relegation-threatened Cagliari. In the late match, Carlos Tevez struck again to help runaway leader Juventus beat...
  • AS Roma beat Napoli 1-0 to end 4 months of misery at home April 4, 2015

    Rome: Roma ended their four-month winless streak at home with a 1-0 victory over Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, while Lazio kept up the pressure on their city rival with a 3-1 win at relegation-threatened Cagliari. Miralem Pjanic finished a swift counterattack for Roma in the 25th minute and goalkeeper...
  • Roma face-off Napoli amidst tight security April 4, 2015

    Security will be tight Saturday for Napoli's first visit to Roma since a fan of the southern club died following a shooting before last season's Italian Cup final. Residents of the entire Campania region that includes Naples have been barred from buying tickets for the match and 1,000 police officers have...
  • China's drinks king denies plans to buy Italy's AC Milan April 2, 2015

    The billionaire chairman of Chinese drinks maker Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co has knocked back reports he is planning a bid for struggling Italian soccer giants AC Milan, currently controlled by Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Zong Qinghou, worth an estimated $19 billion according to the latest annual Hurun rich list,...
  • Juventus down Genoa to maintain 14-point lead in Serie A March 23, 2015

    Rome: Carlos Tevez scored the sole goal to help Juventus beat Genoa 1-0 and extend their 14-point advantage over Roma in Italian Serie A on Sunday. The second placed Roma also snatched a 1-0 victory at Cesena to avoid being taken over by third placed Lazio, who are just one point...
  • In-form Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to 1-0 victory over Genoa March 22, 2015

    Juventus striker Carlos Tevez scored a magnificent first-half goal, and later missed a penalty, as the runaway Serie A leaders won 1-0 win at home to mid-table Genoa on Sunday. Juve's third straight victory by the same scoreline puts them 17 points clear with 10 games left before second-placed AS Roma...
  • AC Milan beat Cagliari 3-1 for 1st win in four Serie A matches March 22, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan beat relegation-threatened Cagliari 3-1 to end a run of three matches without a victory in Serie A on Saturday. However, there were few fans present to witness the victory, with the Milan 'ultras' calling a strike to protest poor results, leaving the stands mainly empty apart from...
  • Juventus midfielder Pogba out for at least two months: reports March 20, 2015

    Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba will be out for at least eight weeks because of a hamstring injury, Sky Sports Italia reported on Thursday. The French international went off in the 26th minute of Wednesday's 3-0 Champions League last-16 second leg victory over Borussia Dortmund, a win that took Juve through 5-1...
  • Serie A club Parma declared bankrupt by Italian court March 19, 2015

    Italy: Crisis-hit Serie A club Parma were declared bankrupt by an Italian court on Thursday with debts of more than 200 million euros ($220 million). The hearing in Parma was uncontested and lasted only 10 minutes in front of judge Pietro Rogato. Parma's new owner and president, Giampietro Manenti, was not present...
  • Serie A: Late Fiorentina goals sink AC Milan, Roma lose at home March 17, 2015

    Fiorentina piled on the misery for AC Milan by scoring twice in the last 10 minutes as they came from behind to win 2-1 and put more pressure on Filippo Inzaghi's team on Monday. Second-placed AS Roma's dismal form continued with a 2-0 loss at home to Sampdoria, keeping them 14...
  • Serie A: Luca Toni double for Verona sinks Napoli March 16, 2015

    Veteran forward Luca Toni scored twice to hand modest Verona a 2-0 win over Napoli which increased the pressure on coach Rafael Benitez in Serie A on Sunday. Bottom-of-the-table Parma's troubles continued as they lost 4-1 at Sassuolo, playing the last half hour with 10 men, while Chievo eased their relegation...
  • Serie A: Alvaro Morata strike inches Juventus closer to title March 15, 2015

    Rome: Juventus substitute Alvaro Morata only needed ten minutes and one superb strike in Palermo on Saturday to fire the champions to a 1-0 win, a 14-point lead in Serie A and another step closer to a seemingly inevitable 31st Scudetto. Juve's first triumph away from home in over two months...
  • Serie A: Lazio and Napoli looking to close in on second-placed Roma March 14, 2015

    Milan: It was not so long ago that Roma was aiming to catch Juventus at the top of the Serie A table. Now Rudi Garcia's men are looking over their shoulders as Lazio and Napoli threaten to take over second spot. Napoli missed the chance to close the gap to Roma...
  • Financial fair play question mark over Roberto Mancini's transfer plans March 10, 2015

    Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini would like to sign Yaya Toure but has admitted that UEFA's financial fair play rules have left a question mark over his plans for next season. Mancini said he had given the squad a new mentality since taking over in November for his second stint at...
  • Serie A: Paul Pogba goal sends Juventus 11 points clear March 10, 2015

    Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba scored a sublime goal to break Sassuolo's determined resistance and give his side a 1-0 win which sent them 11 points clear at the top of Serie A and closer to a fourth successive title on Monday. Veteran striker Miroslav Klose helped himself to two goals as...
  • Gianfranco Zola fired by Cagliari after 10 games March 9, 2015

    Gianfranco Zola was fired as coach of relegation-threatened Cagliari after 10 Serie A games and less than three months in charge on Monday. "Cagliari announce that Gianfranco Zola and his staff have been relieved of the technical leadership of the first team," the Sardinian club said in a statement. "It was a...
  • Serie A: Roma draw 0-0 at Chievo, Mattiello breaks his leg March 8, 2015

    Milan: Roma were held to a 0-0 draw on Sunday at Chievo Verona as the capital side's title hopes took another blow in a Serie A match which was marked by horrific injury to youngster Federico Mattiello. The 19-year-old Mattiello, who is on loan at Chievo from Juventus, was stretchered off...
  • AC Milan's troubles continue, Samuel Eto'o breaks Sampdoria duck March 8, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan's troubles continued when they conceded an equaliser in the fifth minute of stoppage time and were held 2-2 by modest visitors Verona in Serie A on Saturday. Former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o opened his Sampdoria account with a stunning strike in a 2-0 home win over Cagliari which...
  • Filippo Inzaghi refuses to blame injuries for AC Milan's troubles March 6, 2015

    AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi does not want to blame a perennial injury crisis for his team's indifferent form, he said on Friday. Midfielders Nigel de Jong and Riccardo Montolivo have joined half a dozen other players on the injury list for Saturday's Serie A match against Verona, which is seen...
  • Familiar tale at AC Milan as Filippo Inzaghi battles for survival March 5, 2015

    Milan: Filippo Inzaghi's future as AC Milan coach has been thrown into doubt and Saturday's match at home to Verona is being billed as his last chance to keep his first senior coaching job. In what has become a familiar routine, once-mighty Milan's season has turned into a story of crisis,...
  • Manolo Gabbiadini goal keeps Napoli-Lazio semi-final in the balance March 5, 2015

    Napoli's Manolo Gabbiadini netted a precious second-half equaliser to earn a 1-1 away draw at Lazio in the first leg of their Italian Cup semi-final on Wednesday. It was the 23-year-old's fourth goal in all competitions since joining Napoli in the January transfer window and cancelled out Miroslav Klose's first-half strike...
  • Massimiliano Allegri angry after Juventus let Roma off the hook March 3, 2015

    Rome: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left the Stadio Olimpico pitch in angry mood after seeing his team squander a one-goal lead against 10 men in their 1-1 draw at AS Roma on Monday. Juventus were poised to open up a 12-point lead over their opponents at the top of Serie A...
  • Ten-man Roma salvage a 1-1 draw with Juventus in Serie A March 3, 2015

    Rome: Ten-man Roma scored a late equalizer to salvage a 1-1 draw with Juventus on Monday and keep alive their faint Serie A title hopes. Former Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita headed in following a free kick in the 78th minute at the Stadio Olimpico after Carlos Tevez had given Juventus the...