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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.

According to reports in Italy, Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the deal to sell AC Milan to Chinese investors last year was inflated for money-laundering purposes. Milan prosecutors reportedly want to know if the €740 million paid to Silvio Berlusconi to buy out the seven-time European champions was overvalued in a deliberate [...]

Chelsea have started the search for their new manager with Antonio Conte almost certain to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season. The three frontrunners to replace Conte are Juventus coach Max Allegri, former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique and Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri. Here is a look at the careers and achievements of [...]

Torino Sack Manager Sinisa Mihajlovic

Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has been fired, a day after his team was eliminated from the Italian Cup with a derby defeat to Juventus. Torino announced the decision on its website on Thursday, thanking Mihajlovic for his ‘dedication and passion shown in these 18 months’ with the club. Walter Mazzarri, the former Napoli, Inter Milan [...]

Inter’s Scudetto Hopes End With Lazio Draw

Inter’s Scudetto dreams all all but over after a 0-0 draw against Lazio at San Siro on Saturday. A fourth successive Serie A match without a win has seen the gap to leaders Napoli grown to seven points. The only person who seemed happy with the performance on Saturday was Inter boss Luciano Spalletti, who [...]

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 [...]

Benevento Get First-Ever Serie A Victory

Benevento recorded its first-ever Serie A victory with a 1-0 win over Chievo Verona on Saturday in the final match of the first half of the season. Massimo Coda scored in the 64th minute, flicking Marco D’Alessandro’s chipped pass beyond Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino. Benevento had the worst-ever start to a season in modern history [...]

Inter Milan’s end of year collapse showed no sign of ending on Wednesday as the Nerazzurri were knocked out of the Coppa Italia by cross-town rivals Milan 1-0 after extra time. Since drawing at Juventus 0-0 at Juventus on December 9, Inter have failed to win their last four games, a winless streak that has [...]

Inter Gives Hope To Napoli As Unbeaten Run Ends

Inter Milan opened the door for Napoli to regain top spot in Serie A as their unbeaten start to the season came to an end with a 3-1 defeat to Udinese at San Siro. Luciano Spalletti’s side missed the opportunity to extend their one-point lead at the summit – ahead of their title rivals playing [...]

Lazio Miss Out On Chance To Close In On Top Four

Torino punished 10-man Lazio as they left the Stadio Olimpico with a rare 3-1 win on Monday. The home side had Ciro Immobile sent off for violent conduct on the stroke of half-time, and Torino made the most of their one-man advantage to secure their first away win against Lazio for 24 years. The visitors [...]

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 [...]