MILAN - Zlatan Ibrahimović scored twice to help AC Milan beat Bologna 2-0 in Serie A on Monday and keep the Rossoneri optimism alive at the start of the new season.Ibrahimović broke the deadlock 10 minutes from halftime with a powerful ...
Sep 22, 2020
MILAN - Zlatan Ibrahimović rolled back the years with two impressive goals to help AC Milan beat Sassuolo, 2-1, in Serie A on Tuesday.The 38-year-old Ibrahimović netted twice in the first half, either side of Francesco Caputo's ...
Jul 22, 2020
TURIN, Italy - Over a three-minute span of the second half, Cristiano Ronaldo ensured Juventus would not lose to Lazio for a third time this season.Ronaldo's double strike in a 2-1 win on Monday meant Juventus could clinch ...
Jul 21, 2020
MILAN - The Italian football league is hoping to allow fans into stadiums before the end of the season.All matches are being played without spectators following the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.But a proposal to open stadiums will be sent to ...
Jul 14, 2020
TURIN, Italy - Football finally resumed in Italy in a surreal atmosphere as Juventus drew with 10-man AC Milan, 0-0, on Friday to reach the Italian Cup final on the away goals rule.The first leg finished 1-1 in Milan ...
Jun 13, 2020
ROME - A frequent target of racist abuse and often surrounded in controversy, Mario Balotelli's nomadic career has taken another radical turn.The former Italy striker was reportedly fired by his hometown club for failing to report to training as the ...
Jun 9, 2020
ROME - Juventus lost its grip on first place in Serie A to Lazio on Saturday and the eight-time defending champion will have to wait more than a week - possibly even longer - to try and get it back.That's because ...
Mar 1, 2020
ROME - Three Serie A soccer matches scheduled for Sunday in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto were suspended late Saturday after the deaths of two people infected with the virus from China.On orders from the Italian government, the games called ...
Feb 23, 2020
ROME - A hospital band was on his right wrist and a bandage was visible on the left side of his neck.Sinisa Mihajlovic was visibly thinner and his face was drawn, too.The once robust Bologna coach's determination remains, though, ...
Aug 27, 2019
MILAN - Napoli got back on track by beating nearest rival Roma, 2-1, leaving Serie A leader Juventus with the biggest smile on Saturday.Napoli remained third but closed the gap to second-placed Roma to two points.Juventus can stretch its ...
Mar 5, 2017
TURIN, Italy - Paulo Dybala orchestrated his former side's destruction as Juventus beat relegation-threatened Palermo 4-1 to move 10 points clear in Serie A on Friday.Dybala, who also hit the post, scored two and set up another against ...
Feb 18, 2017
ROME - Suso saved AC Milan from more misery by scoring a late equalizer at Lazio, 1-1, in Serie A on Monday.Milan had lost three straight and was desperate to change course in a key match for the Europa League places. ...
Feb 14, 2017
MILAN - Chievo Verona played to a scoreless draw with Genoa in Serie A on Monday, thanks in part to Valter Birsa's terrible penalty for the home side.Birsa should have put Chievo ahead in the 37th minute after Riccardo Meggiorini ...
Dec 6, 2016
MILAN - Napoli was again made to count the cost of missed opportunities as it was held, 1-1, by Sassuolo in Serie A on Monday."We should have killed the game off, when I saw two, three lost chances in the area ...
Nov 29, 2016
MILAN - The race to become Serie A's top scorer this season is up and running, with Gonzalo Higuain favorite to retain his title.Higuain scored 36 goals last campaign for Napoli to break a 66-year-old Serie A record ...
Oct 3, 2016
ROME - Joe Hart's Torino debut was a day to forget for the England goalkeeper.Hart gifted Atalanta the equalizer and failed to stop a penalty in a 2-1 loss on Sunday.The troubles began when Hart misjudged a corner, ...
Sep 12, 2016
MILAN - Napoli won, 2-1 at Torino to boost its chances of qualifying directly to the Champions League, while Roma celebrated Francesco Totti's 600th Serie A appearance with a 3-0 win over Chievo Verona on Sunday.Gonzalo Higuain scored ...
May 9, 2016
ROME - Francesco Totti made another statement to Roma's ownership by scoring a late equalizer in a 3-2 win at Genoa on Monday that kept alive the Giallorossi's hopes of finishing second in Serie A.However, Gonzalo Higuain&# ...
May 3, 2016
ROME - Juventus clinched its fifth straight Serie A title with three matches to spare after Napoli was beaten, 1-0, at Roma on Monday, capping an impressive run after a difficult start to the season.Juventus won 2-1 at Fiorentina on ...
Apr 26, 2016
ROME - Gianluigi Buffon saved a late penalty and Juventus took a big step toward a fifth consecutive Serie A title with a 2-1 win at Fiorentina on Sunday.If Napoli fails to win at Roma on Monday, Juventus will have sealed ...
Apr 25, 2016
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