Dec 09

Internazionale hold Juventus to goalless draw and stay top of Serie A

Internazionale remain in top spot in Serie A after holding Juventus to a goalless draw in Turin.Victory for Juve would have seen the defending champions usurp their Derby d’Italia rivals but they could not find a breakthrough despite dominating the cha…

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Dec 09

Juventus 0-0 Internazionale: Serie A – as it happened

Juventus and Internazionale played out a goalless draw in Turin as Luciano Spalletti’s side extended their unbeaten record in Serie A to 16 matches 9.39pm GMT Inter’s unbeaten run lives on, and it is now 16 matches without Serie A defeat for Luciano Sp…

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Dec 07

Champions League power rankings: Manchester City are the team to beat

Manchester City, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are the four teams to avoid in what will be a competitive draw for the last-16 on MondayBy Martin Laurence and Ben McAleer for WhoScored?The last-16 stage of the Champions League promises …

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Dec 06

Ellie Brazil, the English teenager testing herself at Serie A champions Fiorentina

When offered the chance to swap Birmingham for Florence, the 18-year-old decided to learn a new language, a new style of football and how to cookBy Rich Laverty for for These Football Times, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkFlorence, the city of lilie…

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Dec 04

Serie A talking points: Benevento snatch wild first point and Inter charge to the top | Paolo Bandini

Alberto Bignoli joined an exclusive club of scoring Serie A keepers, while Perisic’s hat-trick took Inter above Napoli, and Lazio showed character to beat SampdoriaWith Napoli hosting Juventus on Friday night, we split the regular Serie A blog in two t…

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Dec 03

Benevento win first Serie A point after keeper’s injury-time header stuns Milan

Italian minnows had lost every game of the seasonAlberto Brignoli header saw them gain a 2-2 draw with MilanBenevento gained their first ever point in Serie A thanks to an injury-time header from goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli, to earn a 2-2 draw in Genna…

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Dec 02

Napoli go missing against Juventus as Higuáin seals a victory for ‘Maxism’

With no Italy in the World Cup draw Neapolitans were looking for a little joy and Friday night escapism but were again left feeling blue by their former strikerIf Italians were looking to be distracted from a World Cup draw taking place without them on…

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Dec 01

Juventus close gap at the top as Gonzalo Higuaín returns to haunt Napoli

Gonzalo Higuaín returned to haunt his former club as his early goal proved enough to earn Juventus a 1-0 win at Napoli that leaves the Serie A title race wide open.The Argentinian striker, who swapped Naples for Turin in July 2016, was passed fit to pl…

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Nov 27

This was supposed to be Milan’s revival season. Instead they have regressed | Paolo Bandini

All that really matters is that Vincenzo Montella’s approach was not working, which is why the club’s owners have terminated his services at San SiroVincenzo Montella did not see the curtain coming down. San Siro might sometimes be referred to as La Sc…

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Nov 27

Milan sack Vincenzo Montella and put Gennaro Gattuso in charge

• Milan sack Montella with club seventh in Serie A• Gattuso promoted from role with Milan’s youth teamVincenzo Montella has been dismissed as Milan manager after a disappointing start to the season which has seen the Rossoneri slip to seventh place in …

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