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Serie A

Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship byTelecom Italia, is regarded as one of the best football leagues in the world and it is often depicted as the most tactical national league. Serie A is the world’s second strongest national league according to IFFHS[ and has produced the highest number of European Cup finalists: Italian clubs have reached the final of the competition on a record twenty-six different occasions, winning the title twelve times. Serie A is ranked 4th among European leagues according to UEFA’s league coefficient behind La Liga, Premier League and the Bundesliga, which is based on the performance of Italian clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League during the last five years.

Roma Beat Inter While Lazio And Milan Also Win

Roma kept up their faint title hopes with a 3-1 win over Inter Milan at the San Siro. Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan scored twice as Roma did the league double over Inter to close the gap on Juventus to seven points. Nainggolan opened the scoring with a well-hit shot early in the first half and [...]

Juventus extended their lead at the top of Serie A to 10 points with a 2-0 win over Empoli in Turin while Atalanta had pulled off a shock 2-0 win over Napoli. With Roma not in action until they head to the San Siro on Sunday evening to tackle Inter Milan, Massimiliano Allegri's men took [...]

Europa League Round Of 16: Roma v Lyon

Roma will play French side Lyon in the Europa League Round of 16. The Giallorossi swept aside Villarreal 4-1 over two legs in the last round, and that's no mean feat—the Spanish side boast the best defence in La Liga with just 15 goals conceded in 23 matches. With strength running throughout their side, they're [...]

Lippi: “Serie A Is Improving”

Marcello Lippi believes Serie A has improved thanks to “a change of mentality, a courageous attitude”. Both Fiorentina and Roma won tricky Europa League ties away from home last week, and the former Inter and Juventus Coach believes it’s a sign of improvement. “It’s not a coincidence, but the work of [Luciano] Spalletti and [Paulo] [...]

FIFA Approves 48-Team World Cup

The FIFA Council has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup in 2026 to 48 teams, adding 16 nations. This is the first time since the 1998 World Cup that changes have been made to the makeup of the tournament, with the 2026 competition set to feature 16 groups of three. FIFA President Gianni Infantino's [...]

Napoli Star Dries Mertens Agrees To New Contract

According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Napoli are on the verge of announcing Dries Mertens has agreed terms to a new five-year deal that will keep him in Naples until 2021. The 29-year-old Mertens has been in sublime form for Napoli in recents weeks and has really stepped up in the absence of Arkadiusz Milik, who [...]

Juventus Sign Genoa Midfielder Tomas Rincon

Serie A leaders Juventus have gotten even stronger with the news that Genoa's Tomas Rincon will undergo a medical on Thursday after the Serie A champions struck up a deal to sign the midfielder. The deal is believed to be an initial six-month loan deal which Juventus will have an option to make permanent at [...]

The Lazio midfielder Senad Lulic has been banned by the Italian FA for 20 days and fined €10,000 for a racist insult towards the Roma defender Antonio Rüdiger following the heated Rome derby this month. As the ban coincides with Serie A’s winter break, Lulic will miss only one game, at home to Crotone on [...]

Roma bounced back from their Serie A defeat to Juventus last weekend by coming from behind to beat Chievo 3-1. The Giallorossi fell behind to Jonathan de Guzman’s header but turned it around either side of half-time through Stephan El Shaarawy and Edin Dzeko goals, with Diego Perotti’s late penalty adding some security. With the [...]

Napoli will play holders Real Madrid and Juventus will take on Porto in the Champions League Round of 16. Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis believes the Champions League draw with Real Madrid 'will be historic.' The 67-year-old also revealed that Coach Maurizio Sarri had predicted that the Partenopei would be drawn against the holders. "It [...]