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  • Massimiliano Allegri angry after Juventus let Roma off the hook 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo out for three weeks - reports 6 days ago

    Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo will be out for three weeks after suffering a right calf muscle strain, Sky Sports Italia reported on Thursday. The 35-year-old went off injured in the 37th minute of Juve's 2-1 Champions League last 16, first leg victory over Borussia Dortmund in Turin on Tuesday. Pirlo will miss...
  • Champions League: Borussia Dortmund still optimistic of beating Juventus February 25, 2015

    Dortmund: Despite a narrow 1-2 loss on road, Borussia Dortmund are still expected to progress to the Champions League quarter-finals in the second leg against Italian giants Juventus FC at home March 18. In the strange first leg in Turin Tuesday, where both teams lost possession far too often, the scoring...
  • Juventus beat Dortmund 2-1 in Champions League last 16 tie February 25, 2015

    Turin: Juventus settled for a narrow 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday to leave it all to play for in the return fixture in Germany. Carlos Tevez fired Juventus ahead in the 13th minute but Dortmund soon leveled through...
  • Champions League: Pirlo sees chance for Juve to make the step up February 24, 2015

    Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo hopes this could be the season they finally re-establish themselves on the European stage as he dreams of winning the Champions League again before he retires. Juve's maestro has been helping steer them towards a fourth successive Italian title, yet the gulf between a fading Serie A...
  • Serie A: Roma's title hopes fade after 1-1 draw at Hellas Verona February 22, 2015

    Milan: Roma's slim title hopes faded even further on Sunday as they drew 1-1 at Hellas Verona in Serie A to leave them nine points behind league leader Juventus. Francesco Totti fired Roma in front in the 26th minute but Verona leveled when Seydou Keita deflected Bosko Jankovic's header into his...
  • Juventus beat Atalanta 2-1, extend lead to 10 points February 21, 2015

    Turin: Juventus extended their Serie A lead to 10 points after coming from behind to beat relegation-threatened Atalanta 2-1 on Friday. Giuliano Migliaccio put Atalanta ahead in the 25th minute, before two goals in quick succession from Fernando Llorente and Andrea Pirlo gave Juve a half-time lead. Migliacco scored with a header...
  • Serie A: Roma looking to get back to winning ways at Verona February 21, 2015

    Milan: At the start of the year, Roma appeared certain to push Juventus all the way in the Serie A title chase. A lot has changed in less than two months. Roma were hit by a serious injury crisis, while others were away at the African Cup of Nations, and...
  • Serie A: AS Rome welcome back duo for Parma match, Juve visit Cesena February 14, 2015

    Milan: Roma welcome back Ivory Coast strikers Gervinho and Seydou Doumbia as they look to start clawing back some of the lost ground to Serie A leader Juventus. Gervinho has been absent for all of January, along with new signing Doumbia, as the pair helped Ivory Coast win the African...
  • Roma get back to winning ways with 2-1 victory at Cagliari in Serie A February 8, 2015

    Milan: Roma got back to winning ways as the capital side beat relegation-threatened Cagliari 2-1 to cut the gap to Serie A leader Juventus to seven points on Sunday. Adem Ljajic and Leandro Paredes scored to help end a run of four consecutive league draws for Roma, who had also been...
  • Juventus upset AC Milan 3-1 in Italian Serie A February 8, 2015

    Rome: Juventus defeated AC Milan 3-1 to build up a 10-point lead at the Italian Serie A. It was Juventus' second consecutive win against Milan and the victory gave Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri, who was sacked by Milan more than a year ago, a sweet revenge, Xinhua reported on Saturday. "We had...
  • Juventus held to a goalless draw at Udinese in Serie A February 1, 2015

    Milan: Juventus were held to a 0-0 draw at Udinese and missed the opportunity to open up a nine-point advantage at the top of Serie A, while Napoli closed the gap on second-placed Roma by beating Chievo Verona 2-1. Juventus came into the game knowing they could extend their lead following...
  • Paul Pogba may leave Juventus in two years, says agent January 30, 2015

    Rome: French midfielder Paul Pogba may leave Juventus within the next two years, his agent said on Friday. "If Paul leaves Juventus, it is for the absolute top. If it does not happen this year, it will be next year," Pogba's agent Mino Raiola was quoted saying by bbc.com. Raiola also went...
  • Juventus get late winner to beat Parma 1-0 in Italian Cup January 29, 2015

    Parma: Serie A leader Juventus needed an 89th-minute goal from substitute Alvaro Morata for a 1-0 win at last-place Parma on Wednesday to advance to the Italian Cup semifinals. Fellow Spaniard Fernando Llorente set up Morata at the edge of the area and the former Real Madrid forward dribbled past a...
  • Serie A: Juventus beat Chievo 2-0 to move eight points clear January 25, 2015

    Milan: Paul Pogba showed why the top European teams are interested in him as he orchestrated a 2-0 win for Juventus against Chievo Verona, sending the defending champion provisionally eight points clear at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday. Pogba scored a stunning opener on the hour mark...
  • Serie A turning into a repeat of last season January 24, 2015

    Milan: Juventus are steaming clear of the rest of the field, AS Roma are struggling to keep up, the two Milan clubs lurch from one crisis to another and Napoli are exasperatingly inconsistent. The current Serie A season, which enters the second half at the weekend, is turning into a carbon...
  • France's Euro 2000 hero David Trezeguet retires: report January 21, 2015

    Buenos Aires: France's 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000 winning striker David Trezeguet, who enjoyed a decade leading the Juventus attack, has retired, Argentine daily Clarin reported. The 37-year-old's agent had confirmed the news of his retirement on Tuesday according to Clarin and he was now set to rejoin Italian champions...
  • Tevez fires Juventus five points clear, Napoli go third January 19, 2015

    Juventus reached the halfway point of the Serie A season with a commanding five-point lead over Roma after thrashing Verona for the second time in four days on Sunday. Paul Pogba and Serie A leading scorer Carlos Tevez both scored in the opening seven minutes as Juve extended their lead at...
  • Napoli, Juventus in slanging match over referee January 12, 2015

    Serie A was bogged down in another refereeing controversy on Monday as Napoli and Juventus became involved in a slanging match over their match on Sunday. Juventus, 3-1 winners, reacted angrily after Napoli president Aurelio Di Laurentiis said a hairline decision which allowed Juve's second goal to stand was "either bad...
  • Serie A: Juventus beat Napoli 3-1 to move three points clear January 12, 2015

    Milan: Serie A leader Juventus won 3-1 at Napoli to move three points clear of Roma, who fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Lazio in the capital derby earlier on Sunday. Miguel Britos leveled for Napoli, canceling out a stunning Paul Pogba volley, but Juventus restored their...
  • Serie A: Roma look to leapfrog Juventus as they face Lazio January 10, 2015

    Milan: After months of listening to AS Roma bickering about the refereeing in the controversial match against them in September, Juventus have turned the tables following Tuesday's so-called phantom goal for their rivals. Second-placed Roma closed the gap on Serie A leaders Juventus to one point when they won 1-0 at...
  • Inter Milan hold Juve, miserable debut for Zola January 7, 2015

    Milan: Serie A leaders Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw by Inter Milan who hit back through a clinical Mauro Icardi strike after conceding an early Carlos Tevez goal on Tuesday. Second-placed AS Roma cut the gap to one point with a 1-0 win at Udinese, although the hosts claimed...
  • Serie A: Juventus gear up for Inter Milan after holiday break January 6, 2015

    Juventus aim to bounce back from a loss to Napoli in the Italian Super Cup when they host Inter Milan on Tuesday as Serie A resumes with a full slate of matches after a holiday break. Juventus hold a three-point lead over Roma and have lost only once in the Italian...
  • Juventus coach confirms Wesley Sneijder interest January 5, 2015

    Milan: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that the Serie A leaders are interesting in signing Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder from Galatasaray. "It's not easy to reinforce Juve, but we have some very clear ideas and it's no secret that we are looking for an attacking midfielder and a defender," Allegri...
  • Carlos Tevez does not intend to extend Juventus contract January 1, 2015

    Buenos Aires: Argentina striker Carlos Tevez, quizzed over the chances of him returning to Boca Juniors, has no plans to sign a contract extension with Juventus. The Italian champions reportedly want to offer Tevez, whose contract runs until June 2016, a deal to stay in Turin to 2018. 'I said I wanted...
  • Napoli beat Juventus on penalties to win Super Cup December 23, 2014

    Doha, Qatar: Napoli beat Juventus 6-5 on penalties to win the Italian Super Cup on Monday and deny Massimiliano Allegri a first trophy in charge of the Bianconeri. Rafael saved Simone Padoin's final penalty after Kalidou Koulibaly had converted to win the match for Napoli despite Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon saving...
  • Massimiliano Allegri eyes first title in charge of Juventus December 21, 2014

    Doha: vMassimiliano Allegri has a shot at his first title with Juventus when it faces Napoli in Monday's rearranged Italian Supercup. Allegri, who was fired from AC Milan in January, replaced Antonio Conte in the summer and has enjoyed a positive start at Juventus, which heads into the winter break three...
  • Serie A: Juventus beat Cagliari to end year top of Serie A December 19, 2014

    Milan: Juventus eased to a 3-1 win at relegation-threatened Cagliari on Thursday to ensure they ended the year at the top of the Serie A standings. Early goals from Carlos Tevez and Arturo Vidal gave Juventus a comfortable lead in the opening 15 minutes, and Fernando Llorente sealed the match...
  • Andrea Pirlo voted Serie A player of the year December 16, 2014

    Milan: Juventus and Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo has been voted best player of the 2013-14 season in Serie A. Pirlo was selected by his fellow players as well as coaches and journalists, and the results were revealed at a ceremony in Milan Monday night. The 35-year-old Pirlo was one of seven Juventus...