Juventus have Serie A (nearly) in the bag but the fight elsewhere is just hotting up | Paolo Bandini

The title will go to Juventus again after Napoli’s impressive season faded but the fight for Europe and to survive is set to go down to the wireFor the seventh season running, Juventus will be champions of Italy. The Scudetto is not officially theirs j…

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European roundup: Juventus on verge of Serie A title after Napoli draw

• Napoli’s draw virtually hands Juventus seventh straight league win• Ademola Lookman double leaves Hamburg and Wolfsburg in perilNapoli almost certainly handed Juventus a seventh successive Serie A title on Sunday when they twice squandered the lead a…

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The Premier League outcasts who are flourishing across Europe this season

Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne needed two attempts in the Premier League. Perhaps these players will be the sameBy Martin Laurence for WhoScored, part of the Sport NetworkFootball clubs can be quick to write off foreign imports as flops if they do n…

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Juventus almost in seventh heaven as Napoli title bid comes undone | Paolo Bandini

The champions found a win from nowhere to heap pressure on Napoli, whose hopes were left in tatters at FiorentinaFino alla fine. Until the end. Those three words were chosen by Juventus supporters to be printed on the club’s shirts in 2014, a snippet b…

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Napoli’s Serie A title hopes in tatters after 3-0 defeat to Fiorentina

• Giovanni Simeone scored a hat-trick against 10-man Napoli• Milan beat Bologna 2-1 with help of VARNapoli’s dream of winning the Serie A title lies in tatters after they were humbled 3-0 by a Giovanni Simeone-inspired Fiorentina.A famous victory…

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Fiorentina 3-0 Napoli: Serie A – as it happened

Napoli’s title challenge hangs by a threat after a 3-0 defeat at Fiorentina, who took control after Kalidou Koulibaly’s early red card 7.04pm BST Well, that’s not the result title race enthusiasts were after. But well played to Fiorentina, who took tha…

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Juventus’s Gonzalo Higuaín hits late winner in thriller to beat 10-man Inter

Juventus, the Serie A leaders, scored twice in the last five minutes to win 3-2 at Internazionale, who had earlier come from behind to lead despite playing with 10 men in an extraordinary match in Milan.Juve’s win took them four points clear of Napoli,…

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Internazionale 2-3 Juventus: Serie A – as it happened

Juventus appeared to hand the Serie A title advantage to Napoli after falling behind to 10-man Inter but two late goals sealed a dramatic comeback win 11.42pm BST Related: Juventus’s Gonzalo Higuaín hits late winner in thriller to beat 10-man Inter 1…

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The statistics and tactics that explain how Wolves won the Championship

Wolves built a lot of their success this season on the passing ability of their centre-backs and defensive midfieldersBy Martin Laurence for WhoScored, part of the Sport NetworkThe race for the final automatic promotion spot in the Championship took an…

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IMG and Leeds United owner’s agency raided in EU sport cartel inquiry

Simultaneous raids across Europe focus on alleged breach of anti-trust rules in sports rights salesThe London offices of international sports giant IMG and the agency co-founded by the new owner of Leeds United football club have been raided by officia…

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