Milan: Palermo were relegated from Serie A after losing 1-0 to Fiorentina from former player Luca Toni's goal on Sunday.
The result left the Sicilian side five points behind 17th-place Genoa, which drew 0-0 at home to Inter Milan. With one round remaining, Torino also secured safety with a 1-1 draw at Chievo Verona. It is six points above Palermo.
Genoa's result meant Siena was also relegated, without kicking a ball. It later lost 2-1 at second-place Napoli. Palermo and Siena join already relegated Pescara in Serie B next season.
Fiorentina moved two points behind AC Milan in the race for third spot, ensuring the battle for the Champions League qualifying spot goes down to the final round. Roma drew 0-0 against a 10-man Milan in a match which was briefly suspended in the second half because of racist chanting directed at Italy striker Mario Balotelli by the visiting Roma fans....more
08:21 AM, May 13, 2013
Rome: AC Milan desperately need a win to revive their hopes of direct qualification for the Champions League. Juventus haven't beaten Milan in Serie A since 2011 and want to demonstrate their supremacy as they march toward a second consecutive Italian title. With their last two meetings decided by questionable decisions from the referee, Sunday's match in Turin is attracting extra hype. With six rounds remaining in the Italian league,...
08:11 AM, Apr 19, 2013