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UEFA Nations League: Belgium end England's hopes of reaching finals; Italy grab impressive win over Poland
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UEFA Nations League: Belgium end England's hopes of reaching finals; Italy grab impressive win over Poland

A second consecutive defeat leaves England down in third place, five points adrift of Belgium, with just one game remaining.

Serie A: Juventus cruise past Sampdoria to get off to dream start under new boss Andrea Pirlo; Napoli beat Parma
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Serie A: Juventus cruise past Sampdoria to get off to dream start under new boss Andrea Pirlo; Napoli beat Parma

The match was played in front of 1,000 spectators as Serie A stadiums reopened on Sunday to a limited number of fans after a seven-month coronavirus lockdown.

UEFA Nations League: Cristiano Ronaldo crosses 100 national goals in Portugal win, Belgium put five past Iceland
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UEFA Nations League: Cristiano Ronaldo crosses 100 national goals in Portugal win, Belgium put five past Iceland

Ronaldo, capped 165 times by Portugal, is second only to Iran's Ali Daei, on 109, in the list of top men's international goal scorers.

Serie A: Franck Kessie's second-half penalty helps AC Milan salvage point against Napoli; Genoa beat SPAL
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Serie A: Franck Kessie's second-half penalty helps AC Milan salvage point against Napoli; Genoa beat SPAL

Gattuso had both played for and coached Milan but had never faced the Rossoneri since leaving by mutual consent at the end of last season.

Serie A: Dries Mertens, Hirving Lozano guide Napoli to win over Genoa; Roma end three-match losing streak
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Serie A: Dries Mertens, Hirving Lozano guide Napoli to win over Genoa; Roma end three-match losing streak

The Mexico forward ran onto a ball over the top from Fabián Ruiz and scored the winner two minutes after he came on in a 2-1 victory at relegation-threatened Genoa in Serie A on Wednesday.

Serie A: Dries Mertens signs two-year contract extension with Napoli days after becoming club's leading goalscorer
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Serie A: Dries Mertens signs two-year contract extension with Napoli days after becoming club's leading goalscorer

Hours before playing the Italian Cup final, Napoli announced Wednesday that Mertens agreed to a two-year extension with an option for a third season.

Coppa Italia: Dries Mertens sets goal-scoring record as Napoli edge past Inter Milan on aggregate to reach final
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Coppa Italia: Dries Mertens sets goal-scoring record as Napoli edge past Inter Milan on aggregate to reach final

Dries Mertens set a club record by scoring the decisive goal as Napoli advanced to the Italian Cup final after drawing with Inter Milan 1-1 on Saturday.

Champions League: Antoine Griezmann scores second-half equaliser as Barcelona draw 1-1 against Napoli
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Champions League: Antoine Griezmann scores second-half equaliser as Barcelona draw 1-1 against Napoli

Antoine Griezmann’s second-half equaliser handed Barcelona a vital goal and earned them a 1-1 draw against Napoli in their Champions League last-16 first leg meeting.

Serie A: Dries Mertens, Diego Demme score late goals as in-form Napoli beat Sampdoria to move into 10th place
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Serie A: Dries Mertens, Diego Demme score late goals as in-form Napoli beat Sampdoria to move into 10th place

Napoli came into the match with momentum after a week which saw them beat Serie A leaders Juventus in the league and reach the Italian Cup semi-finals

Champions League: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain inspires Liverpool to big win over Genk; Barcelona, Napoli clinch narrow victories
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Champions League: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain inspires Liverpool to big win over Genk; Barcelona, Napoli clinch narrow victories

Defending champions Liverpool defeated Genk 4-1 which saw Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain score twice while Michy Batshuayi gave Chelsea a 1-0 win at Ajax.

Serie A: Frank Ribery scores in Fiorentina's 3-1 victory over AC Milan; Napoli get back to winning ways with 2-1 triumph over Brescia
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Serie A: Frank Ribery scores in Fiorentina's 3-1 victory over AC Milan; Napoli get back to winning ways with 2-1 triumph over Brescia

Napoli got back to winning ways with a 2-1 victory against Brescia on Sunday, whereas Franck Ribery sealed a 3-1 win for Fiorentina against ten-man AC Milan that pushed the northerners down to 16th in the Serie A table.

Champions League: Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti says win over Liverpool 'won't count' if team can't advance through group stages
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Champions League: Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti says win over Liverpool 'won't count' if team can't advance through group stages

Ancelotti said that there was no 'euphoria' over winning against Liverpool as they had beaten them last year too

Champions League: 'Clear and obvious, no penalty', says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp after defeat against Napoli
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Champions League: 'Clear and obvious, no penalty', says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp after defeat against Napoli

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said it was clear and obvious that Dries Mertens' controversial penalty should not have been given after the holders slipped to defeat at Napoli in their Champions League opener on Tuesday.

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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Saudi drone strikes, Trump at Modi event, Section 375 review; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Saudi Aramco oil refinery drone strikes, Trump at Modi event, auto sector crisis, Champions League Preview, Section 375 film review

Serie A: Inter Milan reclaim top spot after beating 10-man Udinese; Juventus held to goalless draw by Fiorentina
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Serie A: Inter Milan reclaim top spot after beating 10-man Udinese; Juventus held to goalless draw by Fiorentina

Inter Milan reclaimed top spot in Serie A after a win over 10-man Udinese as Juventus lost three players to injury in a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina.

Serie A: Giorgio Chiellini scores lone goal in Juventus' win over Parma; Napoli down Fiorentina in seven-goal thriller
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Serie A: Giorgio Chiellini scores lone goal in Juventus' win over Parma; Napoli down Fiorentina in seven-goal thriller

Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini scored as the champions kicked off their bid for a ninth consecutive title with a pedestrian 1-0 win at Parma.

Serie A: Lorenzo Insigne's 98th-minute penalty against Cagliari seals second spot for Napoli; Atalanta sink Lazio to go fourth
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Serie A: Lorenzo Insigne's 98th-minute penalty against Cagliari seals second spot for Napoli; Atalanta sink Lazio to go fourth

Lorenzo Insigne stepped up to slot in a 98th-minute penalty as Napoli came from behind to beat Cagliari 2-1 on Sunday to guarantee they finish second in the Italian league this season behind Juventus.

Serie A: Atalanta register come-from-behind victory against Napoli to move closer to top-four finish
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Serie A: Atalanta register come-from-behind victory against Napoli to move closer to top-four finish

Atalanta thrust their way back into the race for places with a late fightback to win 2-1 away to Napoli in Serie A on Monday

Serie A: Napoli-AC Milan stalemate hands Juventus title boost; Fabio Quagliarella scores brace to sink Udinese
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Serie A: Napoli-AC Milan stalemate hands Juventus title boost; Fabio Quagliarella scores brace to sink Udinese

Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli settled for a point in a goalless draw amid high security at AC Milan on Saturday as evergreen Sampdoria forward Fabio Quagliarella equalled a Serie A record by scoring in 11 consecutive games.

Serie A: Mario Mandzukic's lone goal helps Juventus pile on misery on Roma; AC Milan drop out of top four
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Serie A: Mario Mandzukic's lone goal helps Juventus pile on misery on Roma; AC Milan drop out of top four

Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal for Juventus to dump further hurt on crisis club Roma and keep the champions unbeaten and on track for an eighth straight Serie A title.