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Juventus 2-1 Monaco – 5 key talking points as Juve reach Champions League final

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With goals from Mario Mandzukic and Dani Alves, Juventus cruised into the Champions League final courtesy of a 4-1 aggregate win over Monaco. Two years since losing to Spanish opposition in the 2015...

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Champions League: Gonzalo Higuain Brace Fires Juventus To Deserved Win In Monaco (Video)

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Juventus produced a superb display at the Stade Louis II on Wednesday night, battlingto a deserved 2-0 first leg win against Monaco.

Monaco have enjoyed a superb season, with a Ligue 1 title within touching distance, and theystarted well, with wonder-kid Kylian Mbappe going closeon two occasions.

Juventus close on Champions League final as Higuain hurts Monaco

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Monaco (AFP) – Gonzalo Higuain scored both goals as an imperious Juventus beat Monaco 2-0 in their Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday to take a huge step towards next month’s final in Cardiff.

Both of Higuain’s goals came from Dani Alves assists, with the Argentine hitman rounding off a breathtaking team move to open the scoring just before the half-hour mark and converting the second from close range after the break.

Hitman Higuain to Napoli owner: ‘It’s your fault’

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Milan (AFP) – Gonzalo Higuain defiantly drew a line under his controversial move to Juventus with a brace against Napoli, picking out the president of his former club and mouthing: “It’s your fault”.

With a 3-1 lead from the first leg of their Italian Cup semi-final, Juventus travelled to Naples on Wednesday expected to secure their third consecutive final appearance.

Hitman Higuain to Napoli owner: ‘It’s your fault’

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Milan (AFP) – Gonzalo Higuain defiantly drew a line under his controversial move to Juventus with a brace against Napoli, picking out the president of his former club and mouthing: “It’s your fault”.

With a 3-1 lead from the first leg of their Italian Cup semi-final, Juventus travelled to Naples on Wednesday expected to secure their third consecutive final appearance.

Impact Sub: Napoli’s Dries Mertens Scores Roughly Eight Seconds After Coming On As Substitute Against Juventus (Video)

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Juventus just about squeaked through to the Coppa Italia final by edging out Napoli on aggregate come the end ofWednesday evening's semi-final second leg.

Carrying over a 3-1 lead from the first leg, Juvefell to a 3-2 defeat at the Stadio San Paolo two goals from popular Napoli old boy Gonzalo Higuain ensuringanoverall victory for the Old Lady.

Juventus title drive slowed by Napoli

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Rome (AFP) – Napoli slowed Juventus’s drive for a sixth straight Italian title by coming from behind to share the spoils in their eagerly anticipated Serie A showdown on Sunday.

The 1-1 draw leaves Massimiliano Allegri’s squad six points clear of second-placed Roma, the only team with a realistic chance of catching the Turin giants with eight rounds of matches left to play.

Juventus title drive slowed by Napoli

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Rome (AFP) – Napoli slowed Juventus’s drive for a sixth straight Italian title by coming from behind to share the spoils in their eagerly anticipated Serie A showdown on Sunday.

The 1-1 draw leaves Massimiliano Allegri’s squad six points clear of second-placed Roma, the only team with a realistic chance of catching the Turin giants with eight rounds of matches left to play.

Where to find Napoli vs. Juventus on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Napoli vs. Juventus, you’ve come to the right place.

Napoli supporters would have been waiting what feels like an eternity for this game. But finally, on Sunday at the San Paolo, they will welcome league leaders Juventus.

All the ingredients are there for a fascinating occasion in Naples.

Napoli fans plot fiery reception for ‘Judas’ Higuain

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) – “Traitor”, “mercenary”, “Judas”, are some of the kinder words bitter Napoli fans bandied about this week when talking about the reception being prepared for the return of Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain with arch-rivals Juventus.

Higuain was worshipped in the balmy southern port city as the striker banged home a historic 36 goals last season as Napoli made the cut for the Champions League.

Napoli fans plot fiery reception for ‘Judas’ Higuain

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) – “Traitor”, “mercenary”, “Judas”, are some of the kinder words bitter Napoli fans bandied about this week when talking about the reception being prepared for the return of Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain with arch-rivals Juventus.

Higuain was worshipped in the balmy southern port city as the striker banged home a historic 36 goals last season as Napoli made the cut for the Champions League.

Napoli preparing hostile reception for Higuain

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Milan (AFP) – Napoli fans will treat former favourite Gonzalo Higuain to a barrage of abuse when he returns to the San Paolo on Sunday with Serie A leaders Juventus.

Higuain was worshipped in the balmy southern port city as the striker banged home a historic 36 goals last season as Napoli made the cut for the Champions League.

Napoli preparing hostile reception for Higuain

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Milan (AFP) – Napoli fans will treat former favourite Gonzalo Higuain to a barrage of abuse when he returns to the San Paolo on Sunday with Serie A leaders Juventus.

Higuain was worshipped in the balmy southern port city as the striker banged home a historic 36 goals last season as Napoli made the cut for the Champions League.

Pjaca, Alves strikes lift Juve past depleted Porto

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Porto (Portugal) (AFP) – Croatian starlet Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves came off the bench to strike late as Juventus overcame 10-man Porto 2-0 in their Champions League last 16 first leg on Wednesday.

Porto hosted Juventus, the beaten 2015 finalists, looking for their first win in four meetings between the sides - and confident in their chances after a recent six-game winning run.

Pjaca, Alves strikes lift Juve past depleted Porto

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Porto (Portugal) (AFP) – Croatian starlet Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves came off the bench to strike late as Juventus overcame 10-man Porto 2-0 in their Champions League last 16 first leg on Wednesday.

Porto hosted Juventus, the beaten 2015 finalists, looking for their first win in four meetings between the sides - and confident in their chances after a recent six-game winning run.

Potent new Juventus face Porto acid test

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Milan (AFP) – A potent new attacking formation that has sent Gonzalo Higuain towards another top scorer’s award faces the acid test Wednesday when Juventus take on Porto away in the last 16 of the Champions League.

Juventus, beaten 3-1 by Barcelona in the 2015 final, are en route to a record sixth Serie A crown and remain many pundits’ favourites to challenge the likes of Real Madrid for the trophy in Cardiff next May.

Potent new Juventus face Porto acid test

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Milan (AFP) – A potent new attacking formation that has sent Gonzalo Higuain towards another top scorer’s award faces the acid test Wednesday when Juventus take on Porto away in the last 16 of the Champions League.

Juventus, beaten 3-1 by Barcelona in the 2015 final, are en route to a record sixth Serie A crown and remain many pundits’ favourites to challenge the likes of Real Madrid for the trophy in Cardiff next May.

Mertens inspires Napoli to Genoa win

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Milan (AFP) – Poland striker Arkaduisz Milik made his return from a lengthy injury lay-off but watched from the bench as a Dries Mertens-inspired Napoli kept the Serie A title race ticking over with a 2-0 win over Genoa on Friday.

Piotr Zielinski and Emanuele Giaccherini struck in the second half as Maurizio Sarri’s men leapfrogged Roma into second place to sit six points behind leaders Juventus.

Mertens inspires Napoli to Genoa win

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Milan (AFP) – Poland striker Arkaduisz Milik made his return from a lengthy injury lay-off but watched from the bench as a Dries Mertens-inspired Napoli kept the Serie A title race ticking over with a 2-0 win over Genoa on Friday.

Piotr Zielinski and Emanuele Giaccherini struck in the second half as Maurizio Sarri’s men leapfrogged Roma into second place to sit six points behind leaders Juventus.

Inter Milan striker Icardi to impress Argentina coach

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Milan (AFP) Serie A striker Mauro Icardi can impress Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza when he watches the Inter Milan striker at leaders Juventus on Sunday, according to coach Stefano Pioli.

Inter, in fourth nine points adrift, are targeting their first away league win over the 32-time Italian champions since November 2012.

Inter Milan striker Icardi to impress Argentina coach

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Milan (AFP) Serie A striker Mauro Icardi can impress Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza when he watches the Inter Milan striker at leaders Juventus on Sunday, according to coach Stefano Pioli.

Inter, in fourth nine points adrift, are targeting their first away league win over the 32-time Italian champions since November 2012.

Napoli Fans Plan To Welcome Gonzalo Higuain Back To Stadio San Paolo With ‘Giant Synchronised Raspberry’

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Napoli fans havehatched a plan to mark Gonzalo Higuain's return to the Stadio San Paolo with a "single giant synchronised raspberry."

As you well know, Higuain incurred the Neapolitan wrath when he jumped ship to Juventus in a €90millionmove last summer.

The Argentinian striker is set to return from whence he came when Juve travel to Naples on 2nd April, andone intrepid fan is attempting to organise a mass 'welcome party' for the occasion.

Allegri focus on Sassuolo as new-look Juventus impress

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Milan (AFP) Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is expected to ring the changes but hinted his new-look tactical formation could be deployed again when the champions travel to Sassuolo on Sunday.

Allegri has regularly had to choose whether to pair Paulo Dybala or Mario Mandzukic with Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain as his side target a record sixth consecutive scudetto.

Allegri focus on Sassuolo as new-look Juventus impress

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Milan (AFP) Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is expected to ring the changes but hinted his new-look tactical formation could be deployed again when the champions travel to Sassuolo on Sunday.

Allegri has regularly had to choose whether to pair Paulo Dybala or Mario Mandzukic with Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain as his side target a record sixth consecutive scudetto.

Italian title race not over, says beaten Juve boss

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Milan (AFP) The Serie A title race is far from over, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri warned after a first-half opener by Chinese Super League target Nikola Kalinic paved the way for Fiorentina's shock 2-1 defeat of the champions.

Juventus travelled to Florence looking for their fifth consecutive win since suffering a shock 3-1 loss at Genoa at the end of November.

Pjanic penalty helps Juve into Italian Cup quarters

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Milan (AFP) A late penalty from Miralem Pjanic saw holders Juventus scrape through to an Italian Cup quarter-final clash with either AC Milan or Torino after a nervous 3-2 win over high-flying Atalanta.

Atalanta travelled to Turin looking to cause an upset as they enjoy their best season in years under Gianpiero Gasperini, who has steered the Bergamo side to within 10 points of Juve's lead in Serie A at the halfway point.

Pjanic penalty helps Juve into Italian Cup quarters

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Milan (AFP) A late penalty from Miralem Pjanic saw holders Juventus scrape through to an Italian Cup quarter-final clash with either AC Milan or Torino after a nervous 3-2 win over high-flying Atalanta.

Atalanta travelled to Turin looking to cause an upset as they enjoy their best season in years under Gianpiero Gasperini, who has steered the Bergamo side to within 10 points of Juve's lead in Serie A at the halfway point.

Juventus boss Allegri to unleash teen starlet Moise Kean

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Milan (AFP) Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has hinted he could unleash teenaged sensation Moise Kean after he became the first player born in 2000 to feature in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Kean was born to Ivorian parents in Italy on February 28, 2000 and joined an elite group of 16-year-old Serie A debutants when he replaced Mario Mandzukic at Pescara last weekend.

Juventus boss Allegri to unleash teen starlet Moise Kean

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Milan (AFP) Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has hinted he could unleash teenaged sensation Moise Kean after he became the first player born in 2000 to feature in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Kean was born to Ivorian parents in Italy on February 28, 2000 and joined an elite group of 16-year-old Serie A debutants when he replaced Mario Mandzukic at Pescara last weekend.

Roma fire blanks as Milan, Lazio move up

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Milan (AFP) Stephan El Shaarawy and Edin Dzeko fired blanks as Roma were held to a scoreless draw at Empoli on Sunday, leaving champions Juventus four points clear at the top of Serie A.

Roma travelled to the Castellani stadium looking to close the gap on a Juventus side which secured a 2-1 win over title rivals Napoli on Saturday when former Azzurri striker Gonzalo Higuain hit the winner in Turin.

Roma fire blanks as Milan, Lazio move up

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Milan (AFP) Stephan El Shaarawy and Edin Dzeko fired blanks as Roma were held to a scoreless draw at Empoli on Sunday, leaving champions Juventus four points clear at the top of Serie A.

Roma travelled to the Castellani stadium looking to close the gap on a Juventus side which secured a 2-1 win over title rivals Napoli on Saturday when former Azzurri striker Gonzalo Higuain hit the winner in Turin.

All eyes on Higuain as Juve host Napoli

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Milan (AFP) The fallout from Gonzalo Higuain's move to Juventus has not settled over the bay of Naples, and the Turin giants host Napoli Saturday in a Serie A sizzler that could see Roma go top.

Higuain's record 36 league goals for Napoli last season gave the entire city a reason to cheer after the southerners fell out of contention late in the title race.

All eyes on Higuain as Juve host Napoli

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Milan (AFP) The fallout from Gonzalo Higuain's move to Juventus has not settled over the bay of Naples, and the Turin giants host Napoli Saturday in a Serie A sizzler that could see Roma go top.

Higuain's record 36 league goals for Napoli last season gave the entire city a reason to cheer after the southerners fell out of contention late in the title race.

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From has-been to Monaco hero, Falcao savours career revival

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Monaco (AFP) – Dismissed as a crocked has-been after a disastrous spell in England, Radamel Falcao will savour the Champions League anthem more than most before Monaco and Juventus face off in Wednesday’s semi-final first leg.

The Colombian striker will captain the principality club against the Italians - whose own star striker Gonzalo Higuain was once his colleague at River Plate - at the Stade Louis II as they attempt to take another step towards a possible Ligue 1 and Champions League double.

From has-been to Monaco hero, Falcao savours career revival

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Monaco (AFP) – Dismissed as a crocked has-been after a disastrous spell in England, Radamel Falcao will savour the Champions League anthem more than most before Monaco and Juventus face off in Wednesday’s semi-final first leg.

The Colombian striker will captain the principality club against the Italians - whose own star striker Gonzalo Higuain was once his colleague at River Plate - at the Stade Louis II as they attempt to take another step towards a possible Ligue 1 and Champions League double.

Dzeko forms a timely boost for Serie A title-chasing Roma

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Milan (AFP) – Edin Dzeko hit his second successive Europa League hat-trick to edge closer to his all-time season record, and give Roma’s title hopes a timely boost ahead of Sunday’s visit of Torino.

Dzeko, who also hit a hat-trick against Viktoria Plzen in November, took the match ball home from Villarreal after a 4-0 rout in Spain to give to his daughter after taking his Europa League-leading tally to eight goals.

Juve fans wait for Milan fan Kean at Genoa

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Milan (AFP) Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri could hand teenage starlet Moise Kean his full debut for the injury-hit Turin giants against Genoa on Sunday even if he is secretly an AC Milan fan.

Kean, a powerfully-built striker, joined an elite group of 16-year-old Serie A debutants when he replaced Mario Mandzukic in a 3-0 win over Pescara last weekend.

Juve fans wait for Milan fan Kean at Genoa

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Milan (AFP) Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri could hand teenage starlet Moise Kean his full debut for the injury-hit Turin giants against Genoa on Sunday even if he is secretly an AC Milan fan.

Kean, a powerfully-built striker, joined an elite group of 16-year-old Serie A debutants when he replaced Mario Mandzukic in a 3-0 win over Pescara last weekend.

Buffon sounds alarm over dangers posed by Serie A rivals

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Milan (AFP) Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon called for improvements despite a 2-1 win over title rivals Napoli that left the Serie A champions four points clear of an increasingly ambitious chasing pack.

A second-half winner from ex-Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain sent Juve four points clear of Roma, with Napoli now seven points off the pace after AC Milan and Lazio won on Sunday to move into third and fourth places respectively.

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