The announcement comes on the same day Roma faces Sevilla in the Europa League round of 16, having finished fifth in Serie A.
Bundesliga, LaLiga witness more away wins in empty stadiums, fewer draws in Premier League, Serie A goes the other direction
One of the compromises to bring football back from pandemic enforced break was empty stadiums. Premier League, Bundesliga, LaLiga and Serie A finished without fans in attendance. But did it alter the outcomes? We ran the numbers.
Di Francesco signed a contract through June, 2022. He previously coached Pescara, Lecce, Sassuolo, Roma and Sampdoria.
Serie A: Lazio's Ciro Immobile equals goal-scoring record; Inter Milan seal second spot after beating Atalanta
Inter Milan sealed second place with a 2-0 win over high-scoring Atalanta, who hadn’t been held to a clean sheet since November.
Last month, Juventus’ under-23 team won the Serie C Italian Cup title.
Champions League: Napoli's Aurelio De Laurentiis concerned about Barcelona tie amidst spike in COVID-19 cases
The Barcelona-Napoli game is scheduled for 8 August. The first leg of the round-of-16 encounter finished 1-1 in Naples in February. The
Serie A: Ciro Immobile scores, taking tally to 35 goals, as Lazio beats Brescia 2-0 in race for second spot
Immobile is just one off equaling the all-time record of 36 goals in a Serie A season, set by Gonzalo Higuain when he was at Napoli in 2015-16.
Ruslan Malinovskyi and Alejandro “Papu” Gomez scored in the second half after former Atalanta midfielder Dejan Kulusevski had given Parma the lead.
Champions League: Paulo Dybala injury less serious than believed, could feature for Juventus in August
Dybala pulled up with an apparent left thigh issue and had to be replaced in the first half of Sunday’s 2-0 win over Sampdoria, a result which secured the Turin club’s record-extending ninth straight Serie A title.
It will be no exaggeration to say that Cristiano Ronaldo had more of an impact on Juventus’ record-extending ninth straight Serie A title than anyone else.
Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo shines again as Juventus clinch ninth straight title with win over Sampdoria
It was Juventus’ first title under coach Maurizio Sarri, who brought in a completely new system.
Serie A: 'I'd rather not play,' Bologna's Sinisa Mihajlovic not keen on having next season without fans
Sinisa Mihajlovic complained of 'frigid football' and said that matches had been worse than training sessions.
Inter Milan's title challenge has faded over the last few weeks after they let several games slip from their grasp
Serie A: Romelu Lukaku scores brace as Inter Milan beat Genoa to stay in title race; Napoli earn win against Sassuolo
Both Inter and Genoa were desperate for the points but chances were few and far between.
With only two games still to play, Atalanta moved within five points of Juventus, which can clinch a record-extending ninth straight title on Sunday by beating Sampdoria.
Serie A: Inter Milan's draw against Fiorentina takes Juventus one step closer to title; Parma beat Napoli
Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sánchez each hit the woodwork for Inter, who also had a potential goal from Antonio Candreva waved off for offside.
Stefano Pioli joined Milan in October as a replacement for the fired Marco Giampaolo, who had lost four of his seven matches in charge.
It was AC Milan’s seventh victory in the nine games since Serie A resumed following the pandemic-enforced shutdown and moved the team up to fifth.
Champions League: High-flying Atalanta shift focus on PSG match after securing European competition qualification
Atalanta are playing in Europe’s elite club competition for the first time this season and will face PSG on 12 August in Lisbon
Ronaldo's double strike in a 2-1 win on Monday meant Juventus could clinch a ninth straight Serie A title this week.