Italian League

  • Cagliari stun Inter Milan 4-1 in Serie A Yesterday

    Milan: Inter Milan suffered a humiliating first defeat of the season as it was routed 4-1 by last-placed Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday, while Napoli won to ease the pressure on coach Rafa Benitez. Cagliari had lost their last three matches but gained an advantage when Inter captain Yuto Nagatomo...
  • Serie A: Destro's stunning strike helps Roma beat Verona 2-0 2 days ago

    Milan: Mattia Destro scored a stunning goal from near the halfway line to help Roma beat Hellas Verona 2-0 on Saturday as the capital side maintained its perfect record in Serie A. Destro controlled Morgan De Sanctis' goal kick before smacking it into the back of the net on the half...
  • Palermo hold Inter Milan to 11 draw in Serie A September 22, 2014

    Rome: Mateo Kovacic bailed Nemanja Vidic out of jail as Inter came from behind to draw 11 at Palermo on Sunday. A defensive error from Nemanja Vidic gifted Paulo Dybala a goal for Palermo just three minutes in and Mateo Kovacic equalised for Inter in the 42nd from the edge of...
  • AC Milan hopeful that Fernando Torres can reignite career August 30, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi is hoping to guide Fernando Torres back to form. AC Milan signed Torres from Chelsea on a twoyear loan deal on, subject to a medical which the Spanish striker was undergoing on Saturday. "I've talked to Torres, even though he still has to complete medical tests,"...
  • Torino sign striker Fabio Quagliarella from Juventus July 18, 2014

    Torino have signed Fabio Quagliarella from Italian champions Juventus, welcoming the striker back to his first club as they look to rebuild their attack following the sale of Ciro Immobile to Borussia Dortmund. "Juventus can today announce that Fabio Quagliarella has completed a permanent switch to Torino after a fee of...
  • Juventus face Napoli, Roma visit relegation-threatened Sassuolo in Serie A March 28, 2014

    Milan: League leader Juventus travel to third-place Napoli this weekend looking to maintain their charge to a third successive title. Second-place Roma visit relegation-threatened Sassuolo earlier on Sunday and will be hoping to put some pressure on the Bianconeri and cut the gap to 11 points. Here are five things to...
  • Walter Samuel header gives Inter Milan a 10 win over Sassuolo February 10, 2014

    Juventus squandered a twogoal lead to draw 22 at promoted Hellas Verona on Sunday and miss the chance to extend their Serie A lead to 11 points. A lastminute leveler ensured the twotime defending champion remained nine points ahead of Roma, who drew 00 at bitter rival Lazio in the capital...
  • Inter Milan visit Juventus, Roma host Parma in Serie A January 31, 2014

    Milan: The highlight of this weekend's Serie A matches is undoubtedly Inter Milan's visit to Juventus in what is sure to be a heated derby d'Italia match. There is also the Genoa derby on Sunday, while secondplace Roma host Parma looking to take advantage of any more slipups from Juventus. Here...
  • Juventus, Napoli look to put pressure on leaders Roma November 8, 2013

    Rome: Juventus and Napoli have been keeping pace just behind Serie A leader Roma and the two clubs meet Sunday night in Turin after Roma host promoted Sassuolo earlier that day. Roma dropped their first points of the season last weekend but are still three points clear of twotime defending champion...
  • AS Roma head to Udinese in search of record win October 25, 2013

    Milan: Roma head to Udinese in search of a recordbreaking ninth victory, while Juventus hope to kickstart their season against Genoa. Napoli host Torino on Sunday, looking to bounce back after their first defeat of the season. Here's what to look forward to this weekend in Italy: RECORDSETTING ROMA? Roma are looking...
  • Francesco Totti double helps Roma thrash Inter Milan 30 October 6, 2013

    Milan: Francesco Totti scored twice to show he can still dominate at 37 and Roma showed it's for real with a 30 win at Inter Milan to extend their winning start in Serie A to seven matches on Saturday. The victory moved the Giallorossi five points clear of Napoli and Juventus,...
  • Five things to know about the Italian league August 21, 2013

    Milan: Five things to know about the Italian league as it prepares to kick off this week: NEW LOOK NAPOLI Napoli not only have a new coach but have also overhauled their squad since finishing runnerup to Juventus last season. Walter Mazzarri left for Inter Milan at the end of the season...
  • Serie A: Napoli held by Torino, Lazio thrashed November 5, 2012

    Rome: A defensive blunder by Napoli allowed a stoppagetime equaliser in a 11 draw with Torino on Sunday, hurting the southern club's title chances. Lazio also dropped back after getting beat 40 by Catania, while Fiorentina were the day's big winner after beating Cagliari 41 to jump ahead of Lazio...
  • Conte denies any role in matchfixing scandal May 29, 2012

    Turin: Juventus boss Antonio Conte has reiterated that he was not aware of any matchfixing during his time in charge of Siena. It has been alleged that the former Italy international was aware of a plot to arrange the outcome of a crucial Serie B clash with Novara on April 30,...
  • Juventus boss Conte investigated for matchfixing May 28, 2012

    Rome: Italian police investigating a soccer matchfixing scandal placed Juventus trainer Antonio Conte under investigation and arrested the captain of Lazio Stefano Mauri and former Genoa midfielder Omar Milanetto, authorities said on Monday. The Italian football federation said Mauri was one of 14 people arrested. Italian authorities swept through the Italy...
  • Caceres signs permanent deal with Juventus May 26, 2012

    Turin: Uruguay defender Martin Caceres has signed a permanent deal with Juventus, tying him to the Serie A champions until 2016. Caceres joined Juventus for a second loan spell in January from Sevilla and the 25yearold has impressed enough to earn a fouryear contract, with the Italian club spending 8 million...
  • Juventus coach Conte signs new threeyear deal May 25, 2012

    Turin: Juventus coach Antonio Conte has signed a new threeyear deal with the Serie A champions that will keep him with the club until 2015. Conte, a former Juventus captain, took over last summer from Luigi Delneri, who failed to take Juventus into the Europa League with a seventhplace finish in...
  • Italian Cup: Champions Juventus keen on double May 20, 2012

    Rome: Juventus will be looking to cap their undefeated season by adding the Italian Cup to their Serie A title when they meet Napoli in the final on Sunday. The Bianconeri completed the recovery from their darkest period following the 2006 matchfixing scandal as they lifted their first Serie A title...
  • Milan sign midfielders Montolivo, Traore May 18, 2012

    Milan: AC Milan have strengthened their midfield with the signing of Italy's Riccardo Montolivo and Mali's Bakaye Traore who were both free agents, the Serie A runnersup said on Thursday. Montolivo, 27, spent seven years at Fiorentina, where he was club captain, scoring 17 goals in 230 appearances, while 27yearold Traore,...
  • Juventus praise van Persie, stay silent on bid May 9, 2012

    Turin: Juventus director Beppe Marotta has described Robin van Persie as one of the most complete players around, but refused to disclose whether the newlycrowned champions of Italy will launch a bid to sign the Arsenal striker this summer. Van Persie has just a year left on his current contract with...
  • Milan season has been a big failure: Ibrahimovic May 8, 2012

    Milan: Zlatan Ibrahimovic has described AC Milan's season as one big failure, claiming that Massimiliano Allegri's men had gifted their Serie A title to Juventus. The Rossoneri saw their hopes of retaining the Scudetto end with a dramatic 42 loss to city rivals Inter Milan on Sunday, with Juventus having defeated...
  • Stramaccioni to continue as Inter coach: Moratti May 8, 2012

    Milan: Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti has announced that Andrea Stramaccioni will remain in charge of the Nerazzurri after this season and become the club's permanent coach. The 36yearold was appointed as interim boss until the end of the season after the departure of Claudio Ranieri in March, and Inter have...
  • Conte eyes Serie A dominance with Juventus May 7, 2012

    Milan: Antonio Conte has spoken of the significance of claiming his first Serie A title as Juventus coach, after hinting that he wants to win many more during his time in charge. The Bianconeri secured their first Scudetto since 2003 with a comprehensive 20 win over Cagliari on Sunday, while AC...
  • Juve win ends Ibrahimovic 8year winning streak May 7, 2012

    Milan: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's fantastic record of having won eight consecutive league titles came to an end after his AC Milan side's 42 defeat to Inter at the San Siro on Sunday, despite an Ibra double, which handed Juventus the Serie A crown for 201112. Juventus wrapped up the Scudetto with one...
  • Juventus under pressure after Milan cut lead May 4, 2012

    Rome: The Serie A title chase has taken a surprising turn with only two rounds remaining, leaving Juventus with just a onepoint lead over AC Milan. Juventus looked set to keep their threepoint lead intact until an error from goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon handed 10man Lecce a late equalizer in a 11...
  • Juventus win to keep lead, Milan keep up chase April 30, 2012

    Rome: Undefeated Juventus moved a step closer to the Italian league title with a 40 rout at neighbours Novara on Sunday. Mirko Vucinic scored twice for Juventus, Marco Borriello hit the target for the second straight match and Arturo Vidal also found the net with UEFA president and former Juventus...
  • Unbeaten Juventus edge closer to league triumph April 27, 2012

    Rome: Juventus are moving closer and closer to their first Italian league title since the 2006 matchfixing scandal, with Antonio Conte's club still undefeated and finding new weapons. With four rounds remaining in Serie A, Juve have a threepoint lead over defending champions AC Milan, and also hold the tiebreaker with...
  • Atalanta, Cagliari win to ease relegation fears April 25, 2012

    Milan: Atalanta and Cagliari took giant steps toward avoiding relegation by beating Chievo Verona and Catania respectively in Tuesday's rearranged Serie A games. Maxi Moralez scored the only goal of the game to hand Atalanta a 10 win. The Argentine had a goal ruled out for offside in the first...
  • Juventus open up threepoint lead over Milan April 23, 2012

    Rome: Undefeated Juventus routed 10man Roma 40 on Sunday to open up a threepoint lead over AC Milan with just five rounds remaining in Serie A. Tenman Milan needed a 90thminute equalizer from Zlatan Ibrahimovic to salvage a 11 draw at home with Bologna. Meanwhile, the Italian game was once again...
  • Juve coach unfazed by matchfixing allegation April 22, 2012

    Turin: Juventus coach Antonio Conte is unfazed by allegations from one of his former players that he knew about a match that was fixed while he managed Siena last season. Local media reported on Saturday that the recently arrested player, Filippo Carobbio, told investigators that Conte was aware of a fix...