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Serie A top four all draw goalless blanks

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Milan (AFP) – It’s as you were at the top of Serie A after the top four all played out goalless draws this weekend, leaving unbeaten Inter Milan still leading the pack.

Napoli stay second on 39 points after their stalemate with Fiorentina on Sunday, one point behind Inter, who drew 0-0 at arch-rivals Juventus on Saturday night.

Serie A top four all draw goalless blanks

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Milan (AFP) – It’s as you were at the top of Serie A after the top four all played out goalless draws this weekend, leaving unbeaten Inter Milan still leading the pack.

Napoli stay second on 39 points after their stalemate with Fiorentina on Sunday, one point behind Inter, who drew 0-0 at arch-rivals Juventus on Saturday night.

Perisic hat-trick sends Inter Milan top of Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Ivan Perisic fired unbeaten Inter Milan top of Serie A on Sunday with a hat-trick in a 5-0 win over Chievo, after Gennaro Gattuso’s AC Milan reign began with goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli’s header giving Benevento their maiden Serie A point.

Croatian Perisic opened the San Siro goal blitz after 23 minutes and added two more in the second half, while Inter captain Mauro Icardi made it 16 for the season seven minutes before the break and defender Milan Skriniar found the net on the hour mark.

Perisic hat-trick sends Inter Milan top of Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Ivan Perisic fired unbeaten Inter Milan top of Serie A on Sunday with a hat-trick in a 5-0 win over Chievo, after Gennaro Gattuso’s AC Milan reign began with goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli’s header giving Benevento their maiden Serie A point.

Croatian Perisic opened the San Siro goal blitz after 23 minutes and added two more in the second half, while Inter captain Mauro Icardi made it 16 for the season seven minutes before the break and defender Milan Skriniar found the net on the hour mark.

Perisic hat-trick sends Inter top of Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Ivan Perisic fired unbeaten Inter Milan top of Serie A on Sunday with a hat-trick in a 5-0 win over Chievo, after Gennaro Gattuso’s AC Milan reign began with goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli’s header giving Benevento their maiden Serie A point.

Croatian Perisic opened the San Siro goal blitz after 23 minutes and added two more in the second half, while Inter captain Mauro Icardi made it 16 for the season seven minutes before the break and defender Milan Skriniar found the net on the hour mark.

Jorginho fires Napoli back top of Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Jorginho fired Napoli back top of Serie A on Sunday with a 1-0 win at Udinese as champions Juventus returned to winning ways 3-0 against Crotone.

Napoli move ahead of Inter Milan who had gone top on Friday with Argentina striker Mauro Icardi bagging a brace in a 3-1 win at Cagliari.

Inter target Serie A top spot at Cagliari

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan travel to Cagliari on Saturday looking to take advantage of a tough week of European action for their rivals to move top of Serie A.

Luciano Spalletti’s side - who missed out on European qualification last season - are still unbeaten 13 games into the season.

Italy’s stars fall back to earth in Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Italy’s stunned internationals return to the mundane setting of Serie A this weekend days after their star status in world football imploded with a shocking World Cup exit.

Goalkeeping great Gianluigi Buffon was back training with Juventus after his emotional retirement from international duty after two decades, preparing for Sunday’s game at Sampdoria, along with fellow 2006 World Cup winner Andrea Barzagli, and Giorgio Chiellini.

Lazio add to Benevento misery to join Serie A leaders

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Milan (AFP) – Lazio joined Juventus and Napoli at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday with a 5-1 win at Benevento who notched up their 11th straight defeat in as many games.

Their first season in Serie A has been a nightmare for Benevento with the arrival of new coach Roberto De Zerbi last week doing little to improve the fortunes of the club from outside Naples with a witch on their crest.

Napoli back top amid tensions in Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Napoli reclaimed top spot in Serie A on Wednesday amid increasing tensions ignited by a photo of Holocaust victim Anne Frank in a Roma jersey posted by Lazio fans last weekend which overshadowed the tenth round of Serie A action.

Inter Milan had provisionally moved top with a 3-2 win over Sampdoria on Tuesday but Napoli responded with Dries Mertens scoring a double and forcing an own goal in a come-from-behind 3-2 win at Genoa.

Inter end Napoli winning streak in stalemate

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan ended Napoli’s winning streak in Serie A with a goalless draw in Saturday’s top of the table clash.

Napoli have 25 points from nine games to hold their two-point advantage on second-placed Inter.

Champions Juventus and Lazio - joint third on 19 points - now have a golden opportunity to narrow the gap on Sunday when they take on Udinese and Cagliari respectively.

Inter end Napoli winning streak in stalemate

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan ended Napoli’s winning streak in Serie A with a goalless draw in Saturday’s top of the table clash.

Napoli have 25 points from nine games to hold their two-point advantage on second-placed Inter.

Champions Juventus and Lazio - joint third on 19 points - now have a golden opportunity to narrow the gap on Sunday when they take on Udinese and Cagliari respectively.

Top-scoring Immobile extends Lazio deal

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Rome (AFP) – Serie A’s top scorer Ciro Immobile and goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha have both extended their contracts with Lazio until June 2022, the Italian club confirmed on Saturday.

Italian international Immobile has scored 11 goals in the top flight this season, in addition to two in the Europa League and two in the Italian Super Cup, as the capital club sit joint third in Serie A, five points adrift of leaders Napoli.

Top-scoring Immobile extends Lazio deal

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Rome (AFP) – Serie A’s top scorer Ciro Immobile and goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha have both extended their contracts with Lazio until June 2022, the Italian club confirmed on Saturday.

Italian international Immobile has scored 11 goals in the top flight this season, in addition to two in the Europa League and two in the Italian Super Cup, as the capital club sit joint third in Serie A, five points adrift of leaders Napoli.

Romulo rescues Verona with first Serie A win

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Verona (Italy) (AFP) – Romulo fired Verona to their first success of the Serie A campaign on Monday with a 1-0 win over 10-man Benevento.

Luca Antei was shown a straight red card in the first half after a rough challenge on Mattia Valoti, and after missing a string of chances Brazilian full-back Romulo volleyed in on 74 minutes.

Romulo rescues Verona with first Serie A win

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Verona (Italy) (AFP) – Romulo fired Verona to their first success of the Serie A campaign on Monday with a 1-0 win over 10-man Benevento.

Luca Antei was shown a straight red card in the first half after a rough challenge on Mattia Valoti, and after missing a string of chances Brazilian full-back Romulo volleyed in on 74 minutes.

Dybala double as Juventus whip Torino

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Milan (AFP) – Paulo Dybala scored a double as Juventus outclassed 10-man Torino 4-0 in Saturday’s Turin derby to stay top of Serie A alongside Napoli who battled past SPAL 3-2.

The Argentine striker has now scored an impressive ten goals - including two hat-tricks - in six Serie A games with Miralem Pjanic and Alex Sandro also on target at the Allianz Stadium.

Dybala double as Juventus whip Torino

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Milan (AFP) – Paulo Dybala scored a double as Juventus outclassed 10-man Torino 4-0 in Saturday’s Turin derby to stay top of Serie A alongside Napoli who battled past SPAL 3-2.

The Argentine striker has now scored an impressive ten goals - including two hat-tricks - in six Serie A games with Miralem Pjanic and Alex Sandro also on target at the Allianz Stadium.

Inter Milan stay top, Roma on the move in Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan sealed a fourth consecutive win in as many games to sit top of Serie A with a 2-0 victory at Crotone on Saturday as AS Roma eased past Verona 3-0.

The win in Calabria allowed Luciano Spalletti’s Inter to position themselves among the title challengers alongside champions Juventus and Napoli, who will also bid to make it four out of four on Sunday.

Inter Milan stay top, Roma on the move in Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan sealed a fourth consecutive win in as many games to sit top of Serie A with a 2-0 victory at Crotone on Saturday as AS Roma eased past Verona 3-0.

The win in Calabria allowed Luciano Spalletti’s Inter to position themselves among the title challengers alongside champions Juventus and Napoli, who will also bid to make it four out of four on Sunday.

Bruised Juventus, Napoli seek Serie A lift

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Milan (AFP) – Battered Italian heavyweights Juventus and Napoli turn their focus back to the home comforts of Serie A this weekend after opening-round flops in the Champions League.

Juventus fell 3-0 in Barcelona with Napoli suffering a 2-1 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine. Roma’s goalless draw to Atletico Madrid left Serie A sides with just one point between them from the first round of games in the elite European competition.

Bruised Juventus, Napoli seek Serie A lift

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Milan (AFP) – Battered Italian heavyweights Juventus and Napoli turn their focus back to the home comforts of Serie A this weekend after opening-round flops in the Champions League.

Juventus fell 3-0 in Barcelona with Napoli suffering a 2-1 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine. Roma’s goalless draw to Atletico Madrid left Serie A sides with just one point between them from the first round of games in the elite European competition.

Immobile hat-trick as Lazio sink AC Milan

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Milan (AFP) – Ciro Immobile scored a hat-trick as Lazio stunned AC Milan 4-1 in Serie A, while city rivals Inter joined Juventus at the top with a 2-0 win over SPAL on Sunday.

Luciano Spalletti’s Inter were too strong for promoted SPAL in the San Siro and joined Juventus on maximum nine points after the champions beat Chievo 3-0 on Saturday.

Immobile hat-trick as Lazio sink AC Milan

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Milan (AFP) – Ciro Immobile scored a hat-trick as Lazio stunned AC Milan 4-1 in Serie A, while city rivals Inter joined Juventus at the top with a 2-0 win over SPAL on Sunday.

Luciano Spalletti’s Inter were too strong for promoted SPAL in the San Siro and joined Juventus on maximum nine points after the champions beat Chievo 3-0 on Saturday.

Inter join Juventus at top of Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan claimed a third straight win with a Mauro Icardi penalty and Ivan Perisic volley giving them a 2-0 win over SPAL to join Juventus at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday.

Champions Juventus beat Chievo 3-0 on Saturday and Luciano Spalletti’s side were too strong for promoted SPAL in the San Siro.

Inter join Juventus at top of Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan claimed a third straight win with a Mauro Icardi penalty and Ivan Perisic volley giving them a 2-0 win over SPAL to join Juventus at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday.

Champions Juventus beat Chievo 3-0 on Saturday and Luciano Spalletti’s side were too strong for promoted SPAL in the San Siro.

Allegri’s Juve warm-up for Barca against Chievo

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Milan (AFP) – Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri will get a final chance to test his troops before next week’s Champions League opener at Barcelona in Saturday’s Serie A tie at home against Chievo.

Serie A champions Juventus travel to the Camp Nou on Tuesday to take on the Catalan side they eliminated in the quarter-finals of the European competition last season.

Allegri’s Juve warm-up for Barca against Chievo

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Milan (AFP) – Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri will get a final chance to test his troops before next week’s Champions League opener at Barcelona in Saturday’s Serie A tie at home against Chievo.

Serie A champions Juventus travel to the Camp Nou on Tuesday to take on the Catalan side they eliminated in the quarter-finals of the European competition last season.

Juventus keeper Buffon slams VAR as Serie A struggles with technology

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Milan (AFP) – Juventus and Italy goalkeeping great Gianluigi Buffon has slammed the “misuse” of the video assistant referee (VAR) system, saying that it makes Serie A “ugly”.

The VAR, footage which can be consulted by the referee on the touchlines to rule on key incidents, is being used in Serie A for the first time this season ahead of its World Cup debut in Russia next year.

Juventus keeper Buffon slams VAR as Serie A struggles with technology

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Milan (AFP) – Juventus and Italy goalkeeping great Gianluigi Buffon has slammed the “misuse” of the video assistant referee (VAR) system, saying that it makes Serie A “ugly”.

The VAR, footage which can be consulted by the referee on the touchlines to rule on key incidents, is being used in Serie A for the first time this season ahead of its World Cup debut in Russia next year.

Italy football probe over false visas for young Africans

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Rome (AFP) – Italian police are investigating football clubs for allegedly getting young African players false papers in a probe that could involve Serie A teams, national media reported Thursday.

The inquiry centres on AC Prato, which plays in the Lega Pro league, amid suspicions managers “favoured the illegal entry into Italy of African minors, some of whom were then sold to superior clubs,” the Gazzetta dello Sport said.

Italy football probe over false visas for young Africans

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Rome (AFP) – Italian police are investigating football clubs for allegedly getting young African players false papers in a probe that could involve Serie A teams, national media reported Thursday.

The inquiry centres on AC Prato, which plays in the Lega Pro league, amid suspicions managers “favoured the illegal entry into Italy of African minors, some of whom were then sold to superior clubs,” the Gazzetta dello Sport said.

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Top 5 must-see soccer games on US TV this weekend

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One of the most fascinating parts of the 2017-18 season so far has been watching Serie A, where it feels as though a genuine title race may be on the cards.

On Friday we’ll get another indicator as to whether that’ll be the case, as the vibrant league leaders host the champions for the last five campaigns in a game that’ll dominate the weekend.

Top 5 must-see soccer games on US TV this weekend

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One of the most fascinating parts of the 2017-18 season so far has been watching Serie A, where it feels as though a genuine title race may be on the cards.

On Friday we’ll get another indicator as to whether that’ll be the case, as the vibrant league leaders host the champions for the last five campaigns in a game that’ll dominate the weekend.

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

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In recent years Serie A has shed its reputation as a league of defensively-minded and one-paced soccer. Now the Italian top flight is packed with enterprising and aesthetic outfits, and with so many illustrious names in the division, regular big-name clashes.

This weekend there are three of those.

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

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In recent years Serie A has shed its reputation as a league of defensively-minded and one-paced soccer. Now the Italian top flight is packed with enterprising and aesthetic outfits, and with so many illustrious names in the division, regular big-name clashes.

This weekend there are three of those.

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Serie A: Roma Warhorse Daniele De Rossi Sent Off After Slapping Opponent Then Producing Appalling Dive (Video)

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At 34-years-old, Daniele De Rossi has had his fair share of contentious moments on the football field, but on Sunday, the Roma warhorse indulged in a rather incredible bit of unwelcome behaviour.

Having his shirt pulled byGianLuca Lapadula before a corner during Roma's Serie A clash with Genoa, De Rossi lost control and slapped his opponent before falling to the floor himself and holding his face.

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

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

Juventus desperately needs to close the gap near the top of the table so they can make sure they don’t fall further behind. Currently in third place as of writing, they play eighth-placed AC Milan at San Siro.

Il Napoli si riprende la vetta. Vittorie per Juventus, Roma e Lazio, risorge il Milan

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Solo 24 ore di festa per l'Inter, in vetta alla classifica di Serie A. Infatti il Napoli, con la vittoria di Marassi contro il Genoa, ottenuta per 3 a 2, si riprende lo scettro di regina del massimo campionato con 28 punti. Seguono a ruota Juventus e Lazio, entrambe vittoriose. Sorrisi anche in casa Roma, [.

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This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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The remaining European Leagues get started this weekend with La Liga, Serie A, and the Bundesliga all seeing their first action of the new season, which leads to another Saturday of dawn til dusk soccer on your TV.

Bayern Munich's title defense kicks off Friday night against Bayer Leverkusen on FS1, which also broadcasts an MLS tilt between Portland Timbers and New York Red Bulls that night.