Serie A: 'Unconvincing' Juventus face resurgent AC Milan; Lazio look to put racism row behind at Benevento
Massimiliano Allegri has warned Juventus to expect a mauling from AC Milan as Serie A resumes on Saturday with just three points separating the top four teams.
Serie A: Napoli stay in lead with comeback victory at Genoa; AC Milan end winless run with thrashing of Chievo
Milan — without captain Leonardo Bonucci who was red carded last weekend — move up to eighth place with 16 points from ten games.
Bonucci has been found guilty of "grave unsporting conduct" when he "hit the opposing player in the face with an elbow, causing physical damage".
FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Italy failing to qualify would be catastrophic, says coach Giampiero Ventura
"I'm not thinking about the play-offs, we need to think about the next two matches and then based on who we meet we'll weigh things up," said Ventura.
Coach Vincenzo Montella wants captain Leonardo Bonucci to improve his leadership skills as AC Milan host Roma in a crucial Serie A clash this weekend.
Inter Milan stay third, two points behind leaders Juventus and Napoli, who both claimed their sixth win out of six on Saturday against Torino, 4-0, and SPAL, 3-2, respectively.
Chinese-owned Milan again showed their difficulty against teams in the top half of the table as they stay fifth after six games with Sampdoria, who have a game in hand, moving sixth just a point behind.
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy eke out narrow victory over Israel, crictics lambast 'slow and dull' Azzuri
The relief was palpable on Wednesday after Ciro Immobile kept Italy's World Cup campaign on track despite an unconvincing 1-0 qualifying win by the four-time champions over Israel.
Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta has been called up to the Italy squad for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Israel just days after signing for the Premier League champions.
Serie A: Benedikt Hoewedes says boyhood club Schalke will always be in his heart after Juventus move
Germany's World Cup winner Benedikt Hoewedes describes his new club Juventus as one of the world's best, but he is still a Schalke fan at heart, despite his hasty exit.
Europa League playoffs: Everton shrug off crowd trouble to beat Hajduk Split, AC Milan cruise to win
Everton took a 2-0 lead in a Europa League qualifying play-off first leg clash on Thursday against Hajduk Split in Liverpool in a game stopped temporarily due to crowd trouble.
Juventus host Cagliari in a championship-opening clash hoping it will lead them to a record-stretching seventh straight Scudetti.
Bonucci had said being left in the stands for Juventus' UEFA Champions League meeting with Porto was the end of his stay at Turin.
Premier League: Chelsea boss Antonio Conte laments transfer miscues in 'most difficult season' of coaching career
Just three months ago, Conte was all smiles as he soaked up the acclaim of Stamford Bridge at the climax of Chelsea's Premier League title triumph.
Juventus have signed Italy full back Mattia De Sciglio from Serie A rivals AC Milan for 12 million euros ($13.8 million), the Italian champions said on Thursday.
Italy international defender Leonardo Bonucci joined AC Milan in a shock move from Italian champions Juventus, the San Siro side announced on Friday.
Champions League final: The 22 players who could decide the Juventus-Real Madrid battle for European glory
Juventus and Real Madrid clash at the Champions League final in Cardiff in an encounter that has widely been touted as 'the best attack' meets 'the best defence'.
From Ronaldo taking on Bonucci to Sergio Ramos facing Gonzalo Higuain, here are five key clashes that will have a major impact on who emerges victorious as Real Madrid take on Juventus in the Champions League final
Juventus became the first team to win Serie A six times in a row when they beat Crotone 3-0 on Sunday to clinch the title with one game to spare.
Argentina forward Paulo Dybala scored a delightful first-half double to eclipse illustrious compatriot Lionel Messi as Juventus recorded a stunning 3-0 win over Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.