Serie A

  • Juventus on verge of third straight Serie A title 18-04-2014 11:13 AM

    Turin: On the verge of winning a third straight Serie A title, Juventus have two further objectives - winning their first major European trophy in nearly two decades and keeping hold of coach Antonio Conte. Juve host relegation-threatened Bologna on Easter Saturday (1630 GMT) having won all their 16 home...
  • Inter Milan confirm interest in Fernando Torres 15-04-2014 02:47 PM

    Milan: Inter general director Marco Fassone admitted that they could bring in Spanish striker Fernando Torres in preparation for next season's Europa League campaign. The Spanish striker is reportedly on his way out of English club Chelsea, with the Nerazzurri reportedly one of his most likely destinations, reports Xinhua. "He...
  • Juventus close in on third straight title with win over Udinese in Serie A 15-04-2014 08:15 AM

    Two goals in 10 first half minutes from Sebastian Giovinco and Fernando Llorente were enough for Juventus to close in on their third straight Serie A title with a 2-0 stroll at Udinese on Monday. The win sent them eight points clear of AS Roma at the top on 87...
  • Benitez demands Napoli to improve defence 14-04-2014 12:36 PM

    Rome: Napoli head coach Rafa Benitez urged his side to improve their defence following their 4-2 win over 10-man Lazio at home in Italian football league Serie A. Gonzalo Higuain scored his first Serie A hat-trick in a thriller where Lazio, though reduced to 10 three minutes after the break,...
  • AC Milan beat Catania, earn fourth straight win 14-04-2014 12:34 PM

    Milan: AC Milan earned their fourth win in a row when they beat Catania 1-0 at home here in Serie A football. Riccardo Montolivo, who netted in Milan's 3-1 victory at Catania earlier this season, scored the game's only goal in the 23rd minute Sunday, thanks to a superb long-range...
  • Inter Milan star Icardi in double controversy 14-04-2014 08:13 AM

    Milan: Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi was at the centre of two storms after scoring twice against former club Sampdoria on Sunday, one over his goal celebration and the other involving a refused hand shake. The Argentine opened the scoring in the 13th minute and infuriated his former team mates...
  • Inter Milan beat 10-man Sampdoria 4-0 in Serie A 13-04-2014 09:57 PM

    Milan: Mauro Icardi scored twice to help Inter Milan beat 10-man Sampdoria 4-0 in Serie A on Sunday and boost their hopes of qualifying for the Europa League. Icardi is living with the ex-wife of former team-mate Maxi Lopez, and the Sampdoria forward refused to shake Icardi's hand before kickoff....
  • Second-place Roma beat Atalanta 3-1 in Serie A 13-04-2014 09:02 AM

    Milan: Roma kept up the pressure on Serie A leader Juventus with a comfortable 3-1 win against Atalanta on Saturday which saw the capital side equal the club record number of victories in a season. Rodrigo Taddei, Adem Ljajic and Gervinho scored to help Roma to their 24th league win...
  • Milan and Inter fighting over Europa League crumbs 11-04-2014 09:45 AM

    Accustomed to fighting for the game's biggest honours, Inter Milan and AC Milan finds themselves in a seven-team scrap for a place in the unloved Europa League as their patchy Serie A campaigns draw to a close. Seven-times European champions Milan host bottom club Catania on Sunday and are in...
  • Fiorentina expects Rossi and Gomez back for Italian Cup final 10-04-2014 10:50 PM

    Fiorentina forwards Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Gomez are expected to be back from injuries before the Italian Cup final on May 3, which would give both players the chance to be selected for their World Cup squads. Rossi re-injured his problematic right knee in January and Gomez hurt his left...
  • Roma move five points behind Juventus with 3-1 win 06-04-2014 11:05 PM

    Milan: Roma moved within five points of Serie A leader Juventus as Mattia Destro scored his first-ever hat trick in a 3-1 win at Cagliari on Sunday. Destro reinforced his case for a place in Italy's World Cup squad as well as bolstering Roma's title hopes ahead of Juventus' home...
  • Inter held by Bologna, Toni wins Verona derby 06-04-2014 09:53 AM

    Rome: Inter Milan twice threw away the lead given to them by Mauro Icardi's superb goals and then missed the first penalty they have been awarded this season in an incident-packed 2-2 draw with Bologna in Serie A on Saturday. The result piled the pressure on Walter Mazzarri whose side...
  • Serie A: In-form Roma retain hope of Juventus slip-up 04-04-2014 10:02 AM

    After lying dormant for weeks the Serie A title race was brought flickering back to life after Roma's impressive 4-2 win over high-flying Parma on Wednesday saw them cut Juventus' lead to eight points with seven games remaining. Rudi Garcia's side travel to struggling Cagliari on Sunday on the back...
  • Roma beat Parma to close in on Juventus in Serie A 03-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Rome: Roma beat Parma 4-2 in a rescheduled Serie A game at home on and have cut Juventus' lead to eight points. Parma suffered their third defeat in a row following an unbeaten run of 16 games as they could not contain the inspired Roma players, reported xinhua. Roma struck...
  • Berlusconi family mulling sale of 20-30 per cent stake in AC Milan 02-04-2014 07:01 PM

    Milan: The family of former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi is considering selling a stake of between 20 and 30 percent in football team AC Milan, a spokesman for club co-chief executive Barbara Berlusconi said on Wednesday. The spokesman confirmed comments by Berlusconi's daughter after she spoke to reporters on the...
  • Mihajlovic enraged by two-game ban 02-04-2014 02:28 PM

    Rome: Sampdoria head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is furious after being handed a two-game ban. The Serb was found to hurl abuses at the fourth official and the referee during a 0-0 draw with Fiorentina on Sunday, reported Xinhua. "I learned with great surprise and disappointment that this touchline ban will...
  • Guarin's blunder costs Inter Milan much-needed win 01-04-2014 08:36 AM

    Milan: Inter Milan suffered another slip-up against lower-placed opponents after a late blunder by midfielder Fredy Guarin allowed lowly Livorno to snatch a 2-2 home draw in Serie A on Monday. Midfielder Hernanes, with his first goal since his January move from Lazio, and Rodrigo Palacio put Inter 2-0 ahead...
  • European football giants Inter to open academy in India 31-03-2014 07:17 PM

    Inter Milan are set to launch a full-fledged academy in Hosur, Tamil Nadu, in a couple of months - making them the first European club to do so. ...
  • Inspired Napoli hand Juventus a rare loss in Serie A 31-03-2014 08:52 AM

    Turin: Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon's heroics were not enough for Juventus as the Serie A leaders lost 2-0 at an inspired Napoli on Sunday, only their second league defeat of the season. Jose Callejon and substitute Dries Mertens, who had only been on the pitch for two minutes, handed Juventus their...
  • Italian World Cup referee in penalty confusion 30-03-2014 11:14 PM

    Italian World Cup referee Nicola Rizzoli was involved in an extraordinary incident when he awarded a penalty and then changed his mind after five minutes of angry protests during second-placed AS Roma's 2-0 win at Sassuolo on Sunday. Rizzoli asked Sassuolo forward Nicola Sansone, the player who suffered the alleged...
  • Roma beat Sassuolo 2-0 in Serie A 30-03-2014 08:11 PM

    Rome: Mattia Destro's early goal was key and Roma were fortunate when a penalty kick for relegation-threatened Sassuolo were waved off in a 2-0 win on Sunday in the Serie A lunchtime fixture. Roma's fourth consecutive victory moved the Giallorossi within 11 points of Italian league leader Juventus, who were...
  • Balotelli, Kaka lead Milan to 3-0 win over Chievo 30-03-2014 08:36 AM

    Milan: Mario Balotelli scored one goal and Kaka added two as AC Milan comfortably beat relegation-threatened Chievo Verona 3-0 on Saturday to give coach Clarence Seedorf consecutive victories for the first time since being hired in January. Balotelli volleyed in a cross from Adil Rami four minutes in at the...
  • Kaka hints at leaving AC Milan 29-03-2014 10:11 PM

    Brazilian playmaker Kaka, who is set to make his 300th appearance for AC Milan later on Saturday against Chievo Verona, may move to the United States later this year. "At the end of the season I will speak to (chief executive Adriano) Galliani to understand what his ideas and those...
  • Seedorf urges Milan to beat Chievo 29-03-2014 09:30 AM

    Milan: AC Milan head coach Clarence Seedorf has urged his side to carry on with their good form to register a win over Chievo. The Milan side, following a draw at Lazio and win against Fiorentina, will chase a win against Chievo at home on Saturday, Xinhua quoted Seedorf as...
  • Juventus face Napoli, Roma visit relegation-threatened Sassuolo in Serie A 28-03-2014 10:06 AM

    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...
  • Inter Milan held to 0-0 draw by Udinese in Serie A 28-03-2014 08:49 AM

    Milan: Inter Milan struggled at the San Siro again in a 0-0 draw with Udinese in Serie A on Thursday, as the visitors' 17-year-old goalkeeper Simone Scuffet blocked out the Nerazzurri. Still, Inter moved one point ahead of Parma in the race for fifth place and the final Europa League...
  • Clarence Seedorf not in position to relax at Milan 27-03-2014 07:49 PM

    AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf was a relieved man after his side beat Fiorentina on Wednesday, clearly believing he had survived his first severe test and could enjoy the rest of the season. Recent experience at the turbulent club, however, suggests that the Dutchman may have been lulled into a...
  • Record-breaking Juventus scrape past Parma 27-03-2014 08:28 AM

    Turin: Two goals in seven minutes from Carlos Tevez kept Juventus on course for a third successive Serie A title with a 2-1 win over Parma which ended the away side's 17-match unbeaten run and set a record of 15 successive home wins in a season. Argentine Tevez struck in...
  • Roma sink Torino with Florenzi's added time winner 26-03-2014 09:36 AM

    A stoppage-time goal from substitute Alessandro Florenzi gave AS Roma a 2-1 win over Torino in Serie A on Tuesday after Ciro Immobile had scored with a stunning effort for the visitors. Ivory Coast winger Gervinho set up both goals for second-placed Roma as they took another step towards making...
  • Juventus beat 10-man Catania 1-0 in Serie A 24-03-2014 09:03 AM

    Milan: Juventus maintained their charge to a third successive Serie A title as they won 1-0 at 10-man Catania in a fiery match in Serie A on Sunday. Carlos Tevez scored the only goal of the game to take him level with Torino striker Ciro Immobile at the top of...