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The Spanish paper El Mundo Deportivo claims to be have gotten its hands on the 57 names that make up the shortlist for the this year's Ballon d'Or. That legendary Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was not one of the five goalkeepers on the list has sparked outrage in Italy, with the Juventus keeper admitting his disappointment. [...]

A successful night of Europa League action has allowed Italy's Serie A to eat into the deficit on the English Premier League in UEFA's coefficient rankings. HHaving already relinquished second spot to Germany's Bundesliga at the start of the season, the Premier League is in danger of losing a Champions League berth to Serie A [...]

Europa League Review: Fiorentina Win Big

Italian Serie A leaders Fiorentina continued their fine form as they defeated Belenenses 4-0 in Portugal in Group I. Federico Bernardeschi and Khouma Boubacar scored before the break in Lisbon and a Tonel own goal made it three before Giuseppe Rossi scored his first goal since May last year after injury to clinch the win. [...]

Alessandro Florenzi has called for a swift change in Roma's mental approach after their 3-2 humbling by BATE Borisov in group E of the UEFA Champions League. The Italian giants travelled to Belarus hoping to build on a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Barcelona in their opener, only to concede three quick-fire goals at the Borisov-Arena [...]

Kalinic treble sees Viola top table

A hat-trick by Croatia striker Nikola Kalinic set up Fiorentina for a stunning 4-1 win at the San Siro that ended Inter Milan's 100 per cent start to the campaign and sent La Viola top of Italian Serie A. Inter, who have not won the scudetto since their treble-winning feat of 2010, had boosted their [...]

A rare slate of midweek games in Italy saw Inter Milan stretch their lead at the top of Serie as champions Juventus were held by Frosinone and Roma lose to Sampdoria. Inter's blistering start to the season has left many believing that Roberto Mancini's side have already stolen a march on four-time consecutive champions Juventus [...]

Paul Pogba created one goal and scored another as Juventus finally picked up heir first Italian Serie A win of the season, while Francesco Totti hit his 300th goal for Roma in a 2-2 draw with Sassuolo. Amid their worst start to the season in several decades, Juventus travelled to Genoa hoping to build on [...]

Serie A Saturday Review: Milan And Empoli Win

Carlos Bacca scored twice, including a second-half winner as AC Milan got back to winning ways after last week's derby defeat thanks to a 3-2 win over Palermo at the San Siro on Saturday. The Colombian international opened the scoring in the 21st minute and, after Oscar Hiljemark had hit his second of the night [...]

Mihajlovic defends under-fire Honda

AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic came to the defence of Keisuke Honda after the Japan international midfielder came in for criticism following Sunday's 1-0 derby defeat to Inter Milan. A 58th-minute strike by Colombian Fredy Guarin settled what was a thrilling 'Derby della Madonnina' in front of 79,154 spectators at the clubs' shared San Siro [...]

Guarin Send Inter Top Of The Table

A Fredy Guarin piledriver fired Inter Milan two points clear at the top of Serie A with a 1-0 win over AC Milan, for whom Mario Balotelli made his second debut. Having failed to qualify for Europe this season, both Milan giants are desperate to make up for years of underachiement -- and on this [...]