Maurizio Sarri is filled with a sense of pride that he can take his Napoli team to Juventus as favourites to win a Serie A title showdown.
The league-leading Azzurri protected their two-point advantage over Juve by beating Carpi 1-0 thanks to a Gonzalo Higuain penalty in Naples, with the Bianconeri maintaining their pursuit with a hard-fought 2-0 victory at Frosinone.
The Scudetto rivals will now go head-to-head at the Juventus Stadium on Saturday and, while he was keen to emphasise just how difficult...
Roma resisted a late Sampdoria fightback to record a 2-1 Serie A victory at the Stadio Olimpico.
Goals from Alessandro Florenzi and new signing Diego Perotti boosted the Giallorossi into a healthy lead, but Fernando's response for Samp set nerves jangling.
Wojciech Szczesny had to protect the three points with a point-blank save from Antonio Cassano at the death.
Roma might have scored several times in the first half. Antonio Rudiger was unlucky not to steer Miralem Pjanic's cross home and Stephan...
Atalanta and Empoli shared the spoils from a disappointing goalless draw at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia.
Neither side could trouble the scoreboard in rainy Bergamo, with both clubs left frustrated in their quests to secure overdue Serie A wins.
Atalanta edged the first half, with Alejandro Gomez blasting over the bar and Mauricio Pinilla shooting wide from a one-on-one with Lukazs Skorupski.
Empoli hit a post through Riccardo Saponara when play resumed, but Atalanta soon picked up their assault...
AC Milan were unable to make it three consecutive Serie A wins on Sunday afternoon, as Udinese secured a share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw at the San Siro.
Despite dominating for large periods of the game, the Rossoneri came up short in their bid to overturn their deficit after Pablo Armero came back to haunt his former side by giving the Zebrette the lead. M'Baye Niang equalised for the hosts but a winner was not forthcoming.
Milan boss Sinisa Mihajlovic deserves credit for his changes at the interval,...