SERIE A

  • Familiar tale at AC Milan as Filippo Inzaghi battles for survival 23 hours 10 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 3 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 3 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...
  • Serie A: Napoli lose 1-0 at Torino as Lazio close in on third spot 4 days ago

    Milan: Napoli missed the chance to move level with second-placed Roma as they lost 1-0 at Torino in Serie A on Sunday, while Lazio closed in on third place with the race for the final Champions League spot gathering pace. Kamil Glik scored to boost Torino's chances of qualifying for Europe...
  • Serie A: Lazio beat Sassuolo 3-0 to keep up the pressure on Napoli 4 days ago

    Milan: Lazio kept up the pressure on third-placed Napoli with a comfortable 3-0 win at Sassuolo in Serie A on Sunday as the race for the final Champions League spot gathered pace. Goals from Felipe Anderson, Miroslav Klose and Marco Parolo helped Lazio record their third successive win and move two...
  • AC Milan fail again to win two in a row in Serie A 5 days ago

    Verona: AC Milan was held to a goalless draw at relegation-threatened Chievo Verona in Serie A on Saturday as it once again failed to win consecutive matches. Filippo Inzaghi's team doesn't have two successive victories since October, and remained ninth ahead of the rest of the weekend fixtures. Chievo earned a valuable...
  • Sampdoria and Genoa draw Serie A derby match 1-1 February 25, 2015

    Genoa: Sampdoria drew 1-1 at home to Genoa in a Serie A derby on Tuesday that left the two sides level on points in the fight for a European place. Originally scheduled for Saturday, the game was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. Genoa could have won it right at the end...
  • Duvan Zapata leads Napoli closer to Roma in Serie A February 24, 2015

    Milan: Duvan Zapata scored a goal of sheer brute force and determination to set Napoli on the way to a 2-0 win over Sassuolo which moved them another step closer to second-placed AS Roma in Serie A on Monday. Mauro Icardi scored his 14th league goal of the season to give...
  • 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...
  • Confusion reigns at Parma as wages deadline passes February 18, 2015

    Confusion reigned at Serie A table-proppers Parma on Tuesday as the club failed to provide any official comment on whether they had paid the players' wages by the previous day's deadline. Players said they had no news as they arrived for training while one television network broadcast pictures which it said...
  • Thai businessman says in talks with AC Milan over stalkes in club February 18, 2015

    Thai businessman Bee Taechaubol says he has held "cordial and private" discussions with Serie A side AC Milan, following media reports that he had made an offer for a controlling stake in the club. "I would like to personally clarify some wrong or misleading information that appeared on Italian media in...
  • Not selling control of AC Milan, says Silvio Berlusconi February 16, 2015

    Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Monday he was not interested in selling control of AC Milan, following reports of an offer being made for the soccer club by a Thai businessman. Earlier on Monday local media had said Bee Taechaubol, executive director of southeast Asian private equity group...
  • Roma draws 5th straight at home, 0-0 with last-place Parma February 15, 2015

    ROME: Second-place Roma were held 0-0 by last-place Parma on Sunday for a humiliating fifth consecutive draw at home in Serie A. Parma were recently sold for the second time this season and entered in complete disarray on a five-match losing streak as players await unpaid wages. Still, Roma struggled to impose...
  • Napoli lose 3-1 at Palermo, fail to close gap on Roma February 15, 2015

    Milan: Napoli missed the chance to close the gap to second-place Roma as they lost 3-1 at Palermo in Serie A on Saturday, ending a run of six successive victories. Rafa Benitez's team was hoping to cut Roma's advantage to one point, provisionally at least. Instead, they will be looking nervously...
  • Roberto Mancini hopes for Yaya Toure signing to restore Serie A appeal February 15, 2015

    Roberto Mancini believes Italy's Serie A needs to attract more international stars to help restore its former glories and the Inter Milan manager is still hopeful of starting the ball rolling by signing Yaya Toure in the close season. Mancini has targeted the giant midfielder, who was one of his key...
  • 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...
  • Foreign leagues quake as EPL steamrolls ahead February 12, 2015

    Lay 10 pound notes side by side and end to end, and the cost of broadcasting just one Premier League match to a UK audience would cover the pitch of Chelsea's Stamford Bridge stadium in Bank of England paper. Heading for twice over. The money Britain's dominant pay TV firm Sky...
  • Genoa beat 10-man Lazio 1-0 in Serie A to halt slide February 10, 2015

    Rome: Lazio fell to a 1-0 loss at home to Genoa and missed the chance to move fourth in Serie A on Monday after playing most of the match in 10 men. The capital side remained sixth following a second successive defeat, two points and a place above Genoa, which arrested...
  • 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...
  • Europe or bust for AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi February 5, 2015

    It has been a mixed season for AC Milan's rookie coach Filippo Inzaghi and his future at the club is likely to depend on his ability to steer them into a European qualifying spot. Milan, who face an ominous trip to play leaders Juventus on Saturday, are eighth in Serie A...
  • AC Milan unveil plans for new 48,000-seat stadium in 2018 February 4, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan have unveiled tentative plans for a new 48,000-seat stadium with a retractable roof to open for the 2018-19 season. The club posted a video featuring a model of the two-tier arena to be built next to the club's recently opened headquarters in the Portell-Fiera area of the city. Costs...
  • Juan Cuadrado seals Chelsea move on quiet transfer deadline day February 3, 2015

    London: Europe's top clubs shunned any last-minute scramble for players on the final trading day of the season Monday, with Premier League leader Chelsea making the only major deal by completing formalities to sign Juan Cuadrado. The 26-year-old winger left Fiorentina for around USD 40 million on a 4 1/2-deal as...
  • 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...
  • Vultures circling as crisis clubs AC Milan and Parma meet February 1, 2015

    Milan: Parma coach Roberto Donadoni says the vultures are circling his stricken Serie A side but he has no intention of resigning. Bottom-of-the-table Parma, mired in both financial problems and surrounded by a continuing mystery over their new owners, visit AC Milan on Sunday in a meeting of crisis clubs. Milan, who...
  • AS Roma held by Empoli, Genoa fans in referee protest February 1, 2015

    Rome: Second placed AS Roma were held to a 1-1 draw by lowly Empoli after both Serie A sides were reduced to 10 men before halftime on Saturday. Roma's fourth straight draw dealt a blow to their title hopes and left them on 43 points, six adrift of leaders Juventus who...
  • 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...