Napoli storm the palace to ‘seize power’ from Juve in Serie A title race | Paolo Bandini

‘Mamma miaaaa!!!’ described this 1-0 win best. Not since Maradona wore the shirt have Napoli known times like theseTell a story in two words. Diego Maradona did his best in the moments that followed Napoli’s stunning 1-0 victory over Juventus in Turin …

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Kalidou Koulibaly’s late header seals victory for Napoli over Juventus

• Maurizio Sarri’s side one point behind with four matches left• Napoli bidding to end Juve’s run of six successive scudettosNapoli threw the Serie A title race open in dramatic style on Sunday when Kalidou Koulibaly scored with a towering header in th…

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Juventus 0-1 Napoli: Serie A – as it happened

Kalidou Koulibaly’s immense last-minute header gave Napoli a famous victory and moved them to within a point of the champions Juventus 9.54pm BST Related: Kalidou Koulibaly’s late header seals victory for Napoli over Juventus 9.45pm BST That’s it fo…

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European roundup: Roma warm up for Anfield with easy win over Spal

• Under-strength Roma side cruise to 3-0 win in Serie A• Bayern win but RB Leipzig lose 5-2 at home to HoffenheimRoma enjoyed a perfect dress rehearsal for the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie with Liverpool when Radja Nainggolan and …

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Simy’s overhead spectacular keeps Napoli in Scudetto race | Paolo Bandini

For the second time this season, Juventus were on the receiving end of a stunning bicycle kick. The latest, though, came from an unexpected sourceIt’s not over until it’s over. Or should that be: “it’s not over until the overhead kick”? The Scudetto wa…

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European roundup: Napoli win cuts Juve’s Serie A lead to four points

• Two sent off in first 15 minutes in Lazio’s 4-3 win at Fiorentina• Niko Kovac’s Eintracht Frankfurt reach German Cup finalNapoli twice came from behind to beat Udinese 4-2 and cut Juventus’s lead at the top of Serie A to four points after the Turin s…

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Ryan Sessegnon is not the only gifted young player in the Championship

The 17-year-old was voted best player, best young player and best apprentice at the EFL awards but he’s just one of many talents excelling in the Championship this seasonBy Martin Laurence for WhoScored, part of the Sport NetworkRyan Sessegnon won’t fo…

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Serie A’s goalless draws leave one predictable outcome: joy for Juventus

Chances were created, woodwork struck and forwards denied by extraordinary saves. And Juve were left celebratingWhat a weekend it promised to be. A Rome derby on Sunday night, with the capital clubs joint-third and fighting desperately to cling to thei…

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European round-up: PSG cruise to Ligue 1 title with 7-1 thrashing of Monaco

• Juve beat Sampdoria 3-0, Napoli held by Milan• Batshuayi injured as Schalke defeat DortmundParis Saint-Germain reclaimed the Ligue 1 championship in style with a 7-1 thrashing of last year’s champions, Monaco. With Neymar still sidelined and Kylian M…

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Luis Suárez helps sink Valencia as Barcelona set 39-game unbeaten record

• European roundup: Barça bounce back from European exit• Inter held by Atalanta, depleted Bayern rout MönchengladbachBarcelona responded to their shock Champions League elimination to Roma by beating Valencia 2-1 on Saturday in a subdued atmosphere at…

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