MILAN (AP) — Juventus is set to break a slew of records in Serie A — again.
The team's 2-1 win over AC Milan this weekend, coupled with Napoli's draw against 10-man Genoa, has left Juventus...
MILAN (AP) — Mauro Icardi had a mixed reception on Sunday in his first appearance on the field at San Siro since early February.
The former Inter Milan captain could not prevent his team...
Spalletti says Icardi will start for Inter at Genoa
MILAN (AP) — Mauro Icardi will make his first appearance for Inter Milan in nearly two months when the team visits Genoa on Wednesday.
Inter coach Luciano Spalletti says Icardi will be in...
ROME (AP) — Nearly two months after it started, the ongoing feud between Mauro Icardi and Inter Milan is making more noise than ever.
Inter coach Luciano Spalletti let his fury run loose...
After 6-week exile, Icardi left off Inter’s squad
MILAN (AP) — Mauro Icardi has been left off Inter Milan's squad facing Lazio on Sunday following a six-week exile from the club.
Icardi resumed training with Inter over the international...
Lautaro injury could pave way for Icardi return at Inter
MILAN (AP) — Former Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi could make his first appearance in more than a month after the club confirmed forward Lautaro Martinez will miss Sunday's Serie A match against...
Icardi ends 6-week exile at Inter as he resumes training
MILAN (AP) — Mauro Icardi has resumed training with his Inter Milan teammates, ending a six-week exile.
Icardi has not been on the field in more than a month, since being stripped of the...
Icardi’s standoff with Inter appears set to end
MILAN (AP) — Mauro Icardi's standoff with Inter Milan appears set to end amid reports that he will return to training with the club on Thursday.
MILAN (AP) — Six Inter Milan fans received jail sentences Wednesday for the violent clashes with Napoli supporters that left one fan dead in December.
Inter handed suspended sentence for more racist chants
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan has been handed a suspended sentence of having one of its stands closed for a match after its fans were again found guilty of racist chanting.
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Nicolo Zaniolo had not played a match in Italy's top flight less than a year ago but could make his first appearance for Italy this week.
Jovic playing huge role in Eintracht Frankfurt’s success
BERLIN (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt has reached the Europa League quarterfinals and is closing in on Champions League qualification.
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan's lack of unity on the field was plainly reflected off it when two players almost came to blows on the bench.
Franck Kessie was visibly upset after being replaced by...
Inter ends poor run with 3-2 win at Milan; Juve loses
MILAN (AP) — Crisis-hit Inter Milan enjoyed a morale-boosting 3-2 win over AC Milan in an entertaining Derby Della Madonnina on Sunday to move back above its city rival in the Serie A...
Aubameyang helps Arsenal reach Europa League quarters
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored two goals and set up another as Arsenal overturned a two-goal deficit to reach the Europa League quarterfinals with a 3-0 home win over Rennes on...
AC Milan’s rise mirrors Inter’s decline in Serie A
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan's rise over the past few months has been mirrored by Inter Milan's decline.
As the two sides approach the second derby of the season, they are in vastly different moods...
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has avoided a ban for Sunday's Serie A derby against Inter Milan.
Gattuso was sent to the stands in the first half of Saturday's win over Chievo...
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan managed a confidence-boosting win ahead of next weekend's derby against AC Milan but its misfortunes continued Sunday.
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan ensured it will go into next weekend's derby match ahead of Inter Milan after beating Chievo Verona 2-1 in Serie A on Saturday.
ROME (AP) — Roma appointed Claudio Ranieri as interim coach on Friday, a day after firing Eusebio Di Francesco following the Italian team's elimination from the Champions League.
Lazio reignited the race for a Champions League place by ending a miserable run with a 3-0 victory over derby rival Roma in Serie A on Saturday.
CAGLIARI, Sardinia (AP) — Still without striker Mauro Icardi amid a contract dispute, Inter Milan lost 2-1 at Cagliari in Serie A on Friday and loosened its hold on a Champions League...
Icardi watches as Inter beats Sampdoria 2-1 in Serie A
MILAN (AP) — Despite the absence of Mauro Icardi, Inter Milan managed to beat Sampdoria 2-1 in Serie A after a dramatic finale on Sunday.
All the goals came in a five-minute spell with Danilo D'Ambrosio and Radja Nainggolan scoring for Inter, either side of Manolo Gabbiadini's equalizer.
Inter remained third but again moved four points clear of fourth-placed AC Milan. The top four from Serie A qualify for the Champions League.
Inter drops Icardi as captain, Icardi pulls out of match
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan pulled the captaincy from Mauro Icardi, and Mauro Icardi responded by pulling himself out of Inter Milan's next match.
The dispute highlights the tense contract talks that have been going on between the 25-year-old Argentine player and the Italian club.
Inter Milan struggling as mid-season slump returns
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan's mid-season slump has become something of a tradition, and the tradition is back again this year.
Since 2013, Inter has only once managed to win more than one league match in January. And this year's poor run is putting Champions League qualification in doubt and piling pressure on coach Luciano Spalletti.
Fans jeer Inter after 1-0 home defeat to Bologna
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan players left the field to deafening jeers from their own fans after the latest setback on Sunday.
Inter lost 1-0 at home to relegation-threatened Bologna in Serie A to pile more pressure on coach Luciano Spalletti, amid speculation the club is preparing to replace him with Antonio Conte.
Spalletti insisted "the players are still behind me" and said "votes of confidence are useful for people whose jobs are in the balance, nothing changes in my daily life.
Lazio beats Inter on penalties to reach Italian Cup semis
MILAN (AP) — Lazio beat Inter Milan on penalties in the Italian Cup quarterfinals on Thursday, a result that will do little to dispel reports that Antonio Conte is in talks to become the next Nerazzurri coach.
Lautaro Martinez and Radja Nainggolan had spot kicks saved as Lazio won 4-3 on penalties after the match ended 1-1 following Mauro Icardi's stoppage-time equalizer.
Lazio will next play AC Milan. Atalanta faces Fiorentina in the other two-legged semifinal.
Inter signs defender Cedric Soares on loan from Southampton
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan signed Portugal right back Cedric Soares on loan from Southampton until the end of the season on Saturday.
Southampton said Soares joined the Italian team with a view to a permanent move in the offseason.
Soares, who won the European Championship with Portugal in 2016, joined Southampton from Sporting in 2015.
Fight against racism dominates Inter’s draw with Sassuolo
MILAN (AP) — An ugly chant was turned into a powerful symbol against racism as Inter Milan drew 0-0 with Sassuolo in front of an unusual San Siro crowd on Saturday.
It was the second of two matches Inter had to play behind closed doors as part of its punishment for racist chanting in the Dec. 26 league match against Napoli. The club, though, was allowed to let in more than 10,000 children from local schools in an initiative against discrimination.
Mourinho’s longtime No 2 takes 1st senior job in Qatar
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The longtime right-hand man of Jose Mourinho has taken up his first senior managerial job at a club in Qatar.
Rui Faria, who spent 17 years as Mourinho's assistant at Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United among other clubs, has signed a contract with Al Duhail.
The Qatari club announced the arrival of Faria on Friday, saying "one of the special names in the world of coaching" had turned down "great European offers."
Karamoh scores solo winner as Bordeaux wins 2-1 at Angers
PARIS (AP) — Yann Karamoh scored an injury-time winner after dribbling from the halfway line to give Bordeaux a 2-1 win at Angers in the French league on Tuesday.
The 20-year-old forward, who is on loan from Italian side Inter Milan, turned quickly toward goal after receiving a pass and sprinted down the left before cutting inside a defender and finishing confidently in the 92nd minute.
It was his third goal in 13 league games this season and helped move Bordeaux up to 11th place.
De Boer takes over Atlanta United with big shoes to fill
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Frank de Boer was sacked by Inter Milan after less than three months on the job.
He lasted just four Premier League games at Crystal Palace.
Now, after two short-lived coaching stints, de Boer has a chance to revive his career with the wildly popular champions of Major League Soccer.
Inter, Napoli, Fiorentina into Italian Cup quarterfinals
Inter Milan eased into the quarterfinals of the Italian Cup, although none of its fans were present at San Siro to see the Nerazzurri crush second-division Benevento 6-2.
Inter was forced to play the match behind closed doors as part of its punishment for racist chanting in the Dec. 26 league match against Napoli.
Inter appeals for children to be allowed in during ban
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan has asked the Italian soccer federation and Serie A to allow children into an upcoming home match after being ordered to play in an empty stadium as punishment for fan racism and violence.
Regarding the request for the Jan. 19 Serie A game against Sassuolo, Inter says "this is an important initiative that sends a strong and clear message against all forms of discrimination and violence."
There was no immediate response from the federation or league.
Inter ‘ultras’ leader arrested for death of fan in clashes
MILAN (AP) — Police have arrested a leader of Inter Milan's hardcore "ultras" fan group following the death of a supporter during clashes with visiting Napoli fans last week.
The ANSA news agency reports that Marco Piovella, the arrested fan, is being charged with homicide.
Investigators believe that Daniele Belardinelli, the 35-year-old fan who died, may have been fatally struck by a van or SUV during the clashes outside the San Siro stadium.
Napoli players, fans support Koulibaly after racist chants
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Napoli fans and players showed their support for defender Kalidou Koulibaly in Saturday's 3-2 victory against visiting Bologna in Serie A after he was subjected to racist chants this week.
With Koulibaly suspended, Napoli fullback Faouzi Ghoulam warmed up wearing the Senegal international's No. 26 shirt.
Fans held up photos of Koulibaly and anti-racism banners with the hashtag label #SiamotuttiKalidou, which translates as "We're all Kalidou."
Referee criticized for protocol lapse in Koulibaly incident
FIFPro and UEFA have criticized referee Paolo Mazzoleni for "failing to respect anti-racism protocol" after monkey noises were directed at Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly throughout his team's 1-0 Serie A loss at Inter Milan.
FIFPro, the world players' union, and European soccer's ruling body UEFA also said the racial abuse aimed at the player, who was born in France to Senegalese parents, on Wednesday was "unacceptable" and had "no place in football."
Ronaldo speaks out on racism after chants aimed at Koulibaly
MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has come to the defense of Kalidou Koulibaly after the Napoli defender was the target of racist chants during a match at Inter Milan.
Inter Milan fan dies after clashes with Napoli supporters
MILAN (AP) — An Inter Milan fan died following clashes with Napoli supporters outside San Siro Stadium ahead of a Serie A game on Wednesday, which was also marred by racist chants.
Milan police chief Marcello Cardona said Thursday that investigators believe the 35-year-old fan, Daniele Belardinelli, may have been fatally struck by a van or SUV during the clashes.
Four Napoli fans were injured and at least three people arrested.
Napoli coach Ancelotti: We’ll walk off with racist abuse
MILAN (AP) — Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti has threatened to lead his team off the pitch the next time one of his players is subject to continued racist abuse.
Ancelotti asked several times for Napoli's match at Inter Milan to be halted on Wednesday after racist chanting. Announcements were made on the stadium tannoy system warning fans that would happen but no further action was taken.
Ronaldo rescues Juve in Atalanta draw, Napoli loses at Inter
Juventus can't afford to give Cristiano Ronaldo a rest.
Massimiliano Allegri was forced to bring on Ronaldo for the final 25 minutes, while Juventus was trailing and down to 10 men. The Portugal superstar leveled but did not have time to completely rescue Juventus as it was held at Atalanta to 2-2 on Wednesday.
Inter suspends Nainggolan “for disciplinary reasons”
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan has banned midfielder Radja Nainggolan "for disciplinary reasons."
In a brief statement on Sunday, Inter says it "can confirm Nainggolan has been temporarily suspended from football activity."
The club has not disclosed precise reasons, or the length of the ban, but according to Italian media reports he turned up late for training on Sunday morning, and had also done so several times last week.
Struggling Roma next travels to face league leader Juventus
With the coach under pressure, the players struggling and the squad wracked with injuries, Roma has the added displeasure of next traveling to face undefeated league leader Juventus.
This season, Roma has had its worst start since 2011-12 — its first under American ownership. And it could get worse on Saturday.
Europa League Draw List
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Draw Monday for the last 32 of the Europa League:
Viktoria Plzen (Czech Republic) vs. Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)
Club Brugge (Belgium) vs. Salzburg (Austria)
Rapid Vienna (Austria) vs. Inter Milan (Italy)
Slavia Prague (Czech Republic) vs. Genk (Belgium)
Krasnodar (Russia) vs. Bayer Leverkusen (Germany)
Zurich (Switzerland) vs. Napoli (Italy)
Malmo (Sweden) vs. Chelsea (England)
Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine) vs. Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)
Former Juve director Marotta joins Inter as CEO for sport
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan ought to be satisfied if new CEO for sport Giuseppe Marotta is half as successful as he was at Juventus.
Marotta announced his new job in a video message on the club's Twitter account, shortly after Inter ratified his appointment at a board meeting.
Marotta's market moves were an important part of Juve's current run of seven straight Serie A titles. He joined the Bianconeri from Sampdoria in 2010.
Inter has to pick itself up after tough 6 weeks
MILAN (AP) — At the start of November the mood was buoyant at Inter Milan.
A run of seven successive wins had the Nerazzurri within touch of Serie A leader Juventus.
Plus, they were second to Barcelona in their Champions League group.
Now, the mood is no longer buoyant. Far from it.
Inter has dropped from six points behind Juventus to 14.
And on Tuesday it was dumped from the Champions League after drawing with PSV Eindhoven at home 1-1.
Inter out of Champions League despite 1-1 draw against PSV
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan's first season back in the Champions League in seven years was brought to a swift end on Tuesday after it failed to beat a team with nothing to play for.
Mauro Icardi rescued a 1-1 draw for Inter against PSV Eindhoven but it wasn't enough to prevent the Italian team from being eliminated from the knockout stage.
Inter needed to better Tottenham's result at Barcelona to progress to the round of 16 but that match also finished 1-1, thanks to Lucas Moura's late equalizer.
Tottenham advances to CL round of 16 after 1-1 draw at Barca
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — An eye-popping goal by Ousmane Dembele and a superb performance by Barcelona's backup goalkeeper were minutes away from keeping Harry Kane's Tottenham out of the Champion League's last 16 on Tuesday.
But Kane provided the pass that substitute Lucas Moura used to finally score one past Jasper Cillessen in the 85th minute and secure a 1-1 draw that was as good as a victory to the English visitors and the few thousand fans that traveled with them to Spain.
English teams edge Italians to advance in Champions League
GENEVA (AP) — It ended England 2, Italy 0 on a tense night of decisive Champions League group games on Tuesday.
Liverpool advanced to the round of 16 by beating Napoli 1-0, though it relied on a stoppage-time save by goalkeeper Alisson Becker. Tottenham is also in Monday's draw after defying expectations in Barcelona thanks to Lucas Moura's 85th-minute leveler in a 1-1 draw.
Ronaldo and Icardi have off days as Juventus matches record
MILAN (AP) — Even superstars have their off days.
Juventus beat Inter Milan 1-0 but Cristiano Ronaldo had a surprisingly quiet match.
Ronaldo has scored or set up at least one goal in all but one of his previous 13 matches for Juventus in all competitions — notching up nine goals in the process.
However, he had barely a sight of goal on Friday.
"Ronaldo nevertheless worked a lot," Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said.