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Category: Serie A

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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 v Napoli: Serie A – live!

Serie A updates as Juventus take on Napoli, kick-off 7.45pm BSTRoma warm up for Anfield with easy win over SpalAnd feel free to email Rob to get in touch 7.56pm BST 10 min Benatia is booked for a foul on Mertens, who was running onto a through pass. It…

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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 roundup: Donnarumma dents Napoli title hopes with wonder save

• Last-gasp save earns Milan 0-0 draw at San Siro• Schalke see off Dortmund in Bundesliga derbyGianluigi Donnarumma produced a stunning save from Arkadiusz Milik in stoppage time as Milan held Napoli at the San Siro to further damage their opponents’ f…

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Roman revival ups ante in derby at end of crazy week for Roma and Lazio | Paolo Bandini

Lazio are in pieces after a shattering Europa League exit a day after Roma’s miracle comeback against Barcelona but a Champions League spot is at stake on SundayThe biggest Rome derby in at least half a decade has been overshadowed by events preceding …

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Roman revival ups ante in derby at end of crazy week for Roma and Lazio | Paolo Bandini

Lazio are in pieces after a shattering Europa League exit a day after Roma’s miracle comeback against Barcelona but a Champions League spot is at stake on SundayThe biggest Rome derby in at least half a decade has been overshadowed by events preceding …

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When Marcello Lippi joined Juventus and knocked Milan off their perch

Marcello Lippi, who turns 70 today, has lifted just about every trophy on offer to an Italian manager, but winning the double with Juventus in 1995 remains a truly special achievementBy Emmet Gates for The Gentleman UltraIn any discussion about the gre…

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Who should win the Premier League young player of the year award?

Peter Barnes was the last City player to win the award. Who deserves it more this season: Raheem Sterling or Leroy Sané?By Martin Laurence for WhoScored, part of the Sport NetworkThe votes for the PFA Player of the Year awards have been cast and the od…

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Fiorentina use victory as a coping mechanism after death of Astori | Paolo Bandini

La Viola have won six on the bounce since their captain died, their players showing ‘an uncommon strength’ in Serie ASince Davide Astori died, Fiorentina cannot stop winning. To lay it out in such blunt terms feels almost too crude and yet how else sho…

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Stoke v Tottenham, Premier League, Bundesliga and more: clockwatch – live!

Live updates from Saturday’s afternoon kick-offsEmail John here or tweet him here, if you fancyLive scoreboard: the latest from all Saturday’s games 2.22pm BST 0-0 at Goodison is the final result. Everton threw the kitchen sink at it towards the end bu…

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Milan meander to Inter draw in a derby that suits Roma and Lazio | Paolo Bandini

A goalless night at San Siro boosted rivals from the capital and leaves Milan almost certain to miss the Champions League again and at risk of upheaval on and off the pitchEven at 6.30pm on a wet Wednesday, the derby still felt like The Derby. A crowd …

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Masters moments, remembering Ray Wilkins and the best bicycle kicks | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features more NCAA drama, the evergreen Ichiro Suzuki and Football Italia nostalgia1) The Masters starts on Thursday, so let’s dip into the archive. Bob Goalby seizes the moment after a scorecard error by Roberto De Vicenzo’s p…

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Serie A title battle may have turned on a clerical error over Matteo Politano | Paolo Bandini

The winger looked set to join Napoli from Sassuolo in January but the paperwork never arrived and his goal for the Neroverdi in a draw leaves the Partenopei trailing in wake of JuventusDid the title race turn on a clerical error? Matteo Politano looked…

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Serie A round-up: Napoli’s title hopes hit by draw at Sassuolo

• Napoli one point behind Juventus who play Milan later• Inter beat Verona 3-0 and Lazio thrash Benevento 6-2Napoli’s Serie A title hopes suffered a setback when they struggled to a 1-1 draw at lowly Sassuolo, needing a late own goal to avoid defeat.Th…

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What next for Italy after their failure to qualify for the World Cup?

Four Italian football writers – Luca Hodges-Ramon, Blair Newman, Emmet Gates and Neil Morris – debate the AzzurriBy The Gentleman Ultra, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkIs Italy’s failure a one-off or the start of something more long-term?Neil Morris…

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Spirited Spal frustrate Juventus and shake up the bottom – and top – of Serie A | Paolo Bandini

Leonardo Semplici’s minnows have a fighting chance of survival after halting the champions’ charge with a battling display that also boosted Napoli’s title hopesLeonardo Semplici could have encouraged his players not to worry before their game against …