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Paulo Dybala scored two goals in his return to the starting XI as Juventus were made to fight for a 3-1 win over Verona on Saturday. Blaise Matuidi put home a rebound after Gonzalo Higuain struck the post to put Juventus ahead in the sixth minute, though the hosts struck back when Martin Caceres delivered [...]

Mixed Champions League Draw For Italian Sides

Juventus will face Tottenham Hotspur for the first time in European competition, with Roma paired with Shakhtar Donetsk in today’s Champions League draw. The draw for the Last 16 took place today in Nyon, with two Italian sides present after Napoli were eliminated. Roma will play the side which finished above the Partenopei, as they’ve [...]

Champions League: Roma Top Group

Roma qualified from Group C in first place after Diego Perotti’s fifth goal in eight games helped the Serie A side beat minnows Qarabag at the Stadio Olimpico to book their spot in the Champions League last 16. Eusebio Di Francesco’s Roma came into the game needing a win to be guaranteed qualification to the [...]

Juve And Napoli Win Ahead of Showdown

Second-half goals from Mario Mandzukic, Mattia De Sciglio and Medhi Benatia saw reigning champions Juventus recover from their setback at Sampdoria last weekend with a 3-0 win over Crotone in Serie A on Sunday. Juve could not find a way past the visitors’ defence in the first half but Croatian forward Mandzukic finally broke the [...]

No surprise to see that the 50-man shortlist for UEFA’s team of the year is dominated by players from La Liga and European champions Real Madrid, who boast 11 nominees, including Cristiano Ronaldo, who is included for a record 14th time. Italian champions Juventus, who were beaten by Real in the Champions League final last [...]

Serie A Wrapup: Juve And Benevento Both Lose

Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria on Sunday while Benevento remain without a point after 13 matches in Serie A after losing against Sassuolo in stoppage time. Duvan Zapata, Lucas Torreira and Gian Marco Ferrari put Sampdoria 3-0 up in the second half before Juventus threatened an astonishing stoppage-time comeback with a [...]

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes that retaining the league title is an easier task in Italy than it is in the English Premier League, due to the transfer policies of the leading clubs. Conte won the second of his three consecutive Serie A titles at Juventus in 2013 after rivals AC Milan sold forwards Zlatan [...]

Napoli Go Top As They Beat Lazio

With a three-goal burst in the space of five minutes, Napoli showed why many believe they have the potential to win their first Serie A title in nearly three decades. Overturning an early deficit, Kalidou Koulibaly, Jose Callejon and Dries Mertens scored early in the second half of a 4-1 win over Lazio on Wednesday [...]

Inter Milan scored two late goals to maintain their 100 per cent start to the Serie A campaign with a 2-0 triumph at Crotone. Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar poked home from 12 yards after a goalmouth scramble eight minutes from time to set Luciano Spalletti’s side on their way. And Ivan Perisic sealed matters in [...]

Champions League: Roma Held At Home By Atletico

Atletico Madrid’s stated bid to finally break through and win the Champions League got off to a slow start with a scoreless draw at Roma on Tuesday. Diego Simeone’s Spanish side had the majority of the chances – including one first-half effort that was cleared off the line by a defender – but were largely [...]