Serie A

Juventus win in Allegri’s 100th game in charge

Gonzalo Higuain is level with Roma Edin Dzeko at the top of the Serie A scoring chart - on 18 goals (Image credit: EPA)

Gonzalo Higuain scored two as Juventus marked boss Max Allegri’s 100th Serie A match in charge with a win that leaves them seven points clear at the top. Higuain dinked a shot past Cagliari keeper Rafael from Claudio Marchisio’s pass before half-time. He later slid Paulo Dybala’s pass under Rafael early in the second half to become this season’s joint ...

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Juan Cuadrado scores stunner to seal win over Inter


Juan Cuadrado scored a stunner in front of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte to secure a 1-0 victory for Juventus over Inter on Sunday evening. A day after guiding Chelsea to a 3-1 victory over Arsenal at Stamford Bridge, Conte visited his former club to watch the Derby d’Italia. And the Colombia international reminded the Italian of what he is capable ...

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Pescara announce Muntari signing


The Dolphins have confirmed the signing of the former AC Milan and Inter Milan midfielder as a free agent Italian Serie A side Pescara have completed the signing of Ghana midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari as a free agent on transfer deadline day. The 32-year-old, who previously represented AC Milan, Inter Milan and Udinese in Serie A as well as Portsmouth ...

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Juventus stay top in Italy with win over Lazio


Italian champions Juventus reasserted their control over the Serie A title race thanks to a comfortable victory over top-four rivals Lazio in Turin. Juve led within five minutes thanks to Paulo Dybala’s brilliant first-time strike from 20 yards. It was 2-0 after 16 minutes when top scorer Gonzalo Higuain prodded in Juan Cuadrado’s right-wing cross. Higuain also had a goal ...

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Napoli stun AC Milan at San Siro


Napoli strengthened their bid for a Serie A top-three finish as their splendid recent form continued with a win at fifth-placed AC Milan. Napoli, last season’s runners-up, made a flying start when Lorenzo Insigne drilled in Dries Mertens’ cross-field pass after a swift counter attack. Belgium international Mertens also provided the second when his sliding pass was squeezed in by ...

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Juventus unveil new ‘futuristic’ club badge


Juventus have unveiled a new badge as part of their efforts to grow their worldwide brand as a business and football club. Previously, a variation of the crest displayed on Juve shirts had the club’s name, their famous black and white stripes and a bull, which is the symbol of Turin, where the Serie A champions are based. The new ...

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Serie A round-up: Fiorentina dent Juventus’ title charge


Fiorentina put a dent in Juventus’ title charge with a 2-1 win at the Stadio Artemio Franchi. Nikola Kalinic and Federico Chiesa fired Fiorentina in front with goals in either half and, although Gonzalo Higuain got Juve back into it, the Serie A leaders could not find an equaliser. Kalinic opened the scoring in the 37th minute when a long ...

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Inter Milan claim dramatic last-gasp win over Chievo


Inter Milan came from behind to beat Chievo 3-1 with late goals from Ivan Perisic and Eder at the San Siro to record a fifth straight Serie A victory. Forward Sergio Pellissier had given the visitors a shock half-time lead when he crashed a volley past goalkeeper Samir Handanovic following a corner. Inter, though, were somewhat unfortunate not to have ...

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Kwadwo Asamoah reaches 200 Serie A games

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Ghanaian international Kwadwo Asamoah featured in his 200th Italian Serie A game on Sunday when Juventus beat Bologna 3-0 at the Juventus Stadium. Asamoah’s career in Italy started in 2008 with Udinese but he made his first appearance in January 2009 when Udinese drew 1-1 with Sampdoria. He has gone on to make a combined 199 more for Udinese and ...

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Mauro Icardi leads Inter Milan to 3-0 win over Lazio


Mauro Icardi took his Serie A goal tally to a league-leading 14 with a brace in a 3-0 win over Lazio that gave Inter Milan’s fans some unexpected festive cheer. Lazio travelled to the San Siro looking for a win that would have pushed Simone Inzaghi’s men up to second at five points behind Juventus. But the visitors, who won ...

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