Serie A: Juve eight points clear as Napoli held by bottom club Chievo

Juventus’ bid for an eighth consecutive Serie A title was given a boost on Saturday after title-chasing Napoli were held to a goalless draw by bottom club Chievo. Carlo Ancelotti’s second-placed side needed a win to maintain the six-point gap…

Icardi header grabs Inter derby spoils

Captain Mauro Icardi struck a dramatic injury-time winner as Inter Milan stunned AC Milan 1-0 in the derby at the San Siro to retake third place in Serie A on Sunday. The Argentinian pounced on a mistake by goalkeeper Gianluigi…

Juventus extend Serie A streak, Roma back winning

Paulo Dybala and Blaise Matuidi scored early as Juventus extended their perfect start to their Serie A title defence to six games on Wednesday with a 2-0 win over Bologna, as Roma ended their losing streak with a 4-0 success…

Ronaldo keeps Juventus perfect in Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo erased the frustration of his Champions League red card by scoring the opener and setting up Federico Bernardeschi for a second as Juventus maintained their perfect record in Serie A after five games with a 2-0 win at…

Costa given four-match ban for spitting

Juventus forward Douglas Costa has been banned for four matches for spitting in the face of Sassuolo winger Federico Di Francesco in last weekend’s Serie A game in Turin, the Italian FA announced on Tuesday. Costa was sent off after…

Costa apologises for ‘ugly’ spitting incident

Juventus forward Douglas Costa has apologised after being sent off for spitting in the face of Sassuolo’s Federico Di Francesco in a 2-1 Serie A win in Turin on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goals for Juventus but the…

Ronaldo off the mark with a brace, Costa dismissed for spitting

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first competitive goals for Juventus on Sunday, with a second-half double that ensured a 2-1 win over Sassuolo to make it four victories from as many Serie A games. But there was controversy in Turin as…

Serie A: The third coming of KP Boateng

In his third Serie A stint, Kevin-Prince Boateng is finding a new lease of life at Sassuolo both on and off the field, writes Emmet Gates. Kevin Prince Boateng stood poised in the 99th minute at the Sardegna Arena. His new…

Italian club docked points over accounting issue

Serie A’s Chievo have been deducted three points and club president Luca Campedelli banned for three months after the Italian FA (FIGC) found the club guilty of accounting irregularities. The FIGC said in a statement that its disciplinary tribunal had…

Inter squander two-goal lead in Torino draw

Inter Milan, considered among the Serie A title challengers this season, lost further ground by letting a two-goal lead slip to draw 2-2 with Torino on Sunday with Luciano Spalletti’s side collecting a single point from their first two games.…

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