HAIFA, Israel (AP) — Juventus descended further into crisis and was left on the verge of elimination from the Champions League following a 2-0 loss at Maccabi Haifa on Tuesday that also included an injury to key winger Ángel Di María.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Federico Bernardeschi scored against his former club as Juventus beat Fiorentina 2-0 on Wednesday to set up an Italian Cup final against Inter Milan.
After Fiorentina goalkeeper Bartłomiej Drągowski failed to intercept a cross, Bernardeschi controlled the ball with his chest then volleyed in shortly after the half-hour mark.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — With three different coaches in three seasons, the result remains the same for Juventus: three straight eliminations at home in the Champions League round of 16.
Europa League champion Villarreal scored three second-half goals in a 3-0 win on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals for the first time in 13 years.
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan took another significant step toward its first Serie A title since 2011 by grinding out a 1-0 win at home to Empoli on Saturday.
Victory sent Milan five points clear of defending champion Inter Milan in second place and six clear of third-place Napoli, with both teams not playing until the following day.
MILAN (AP) — Defending champion Juventus reached the quarterfinals of the Italian Cup by beating Sampdoria 4-1 on Tuesday to keep alive at least one chance of winning silverware this season.
Juan Cuadrado, Daniele Rugani, Paulo Dybala and Álvaro Morata scored in a dominant performance by Juventus, which will face either Sassuolo or Cagliari in the next round.
MILAN (AP) — Juventus ended the year on a positive note by beating relegation-threatened Cagliari 2-0 on Tuesday to close the gap to the top four in Serie A.
Moise Kean and Federico Bernardeschi scored as Juventus moved to within four points of Atalanta, which was surprisingly held to a 0-0 draw at struggling Genoa.
MILAN (AP) — Substitute Juan Cuadrado’s stoppage-time goal gave Juventus a 1-0 victory against 10-man Fiorentina and ended a three-game winless streak in Serie A on Saturday.
Although it was barely deserved as Juve’s struggles continued.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Italy forwards Federico Chiesa and Federico Bernardeschi ran consistently through the heart of Chelsea’s defense, Romelu Lukaku was held in check, and Juventus convincingly beat the injury-depleted trophy defender 1-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday.
MALMO, Sweden (AP) — Juventus claimed its first win of the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era by beating Malmo 3-0 in the Champions League after a flurry of first-half goals on Tuesday.
Alex Sandro’s 23rd-minute opener was followed by goals in the space of 60 seconds by Paulo Dybala — from the penalty spot — and Alvaro Morata on the stroke of halftime in the south of Sweden.
ROME (AP) — Juventus kept alive its Champions League qualification hopes by winning at Serie A champion Inter Milan 3-2 on Saturday, when Atalanta clinched a place in Europe’s premier competition.
Atalanta consolidated second place in the Italian league beating Genoa 4-3 and can no longer finish outside the top four.
ROME (AP) — If there's one player who has benefited directly from coach Massimiliano Allegri's daring five-forward formation at Juventus, it's winger Juan Cuadrado.
After rejoining Juventus on loan from Chelsea at the start of the season, the speedy Colombia winger was given room to show off his attacking skills when Allegri deployed his 4-2-3-1 formation in January.