AC Milan’s dream of returning to the elite of European football looked more distant than ever after it gave what its own director described as an “embarrassing” performance in a 5-0 defeat to Atalanta on Sunday.
Sweden footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic fueled speculation that he is set to return to Italy, where he has played for AC Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus, by saying in an interview, "See you soon in Italy."
Cristiano Ronaldo conceded he is not '100 percent' despite his goal spree for Portugal but always ready to play as injury-hit Juventus heads to Atalanta on Saturday looking to extend its unbeaten run this season to stay top of Serie A.
Antonio Conte warned Inter Milan was angry at the defeat to Barcelona and ready to fight to maintain its Serie A supremacy against his former club Juventus in this weekend's top-of-the-table clash at the San Siro.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Sunday the problem of racism in Italian football has "not improved" after a Serie A match between Atalanta and Fiorentina was halted for several minutes because of racist abuse of Brazilian Dalbert.
Juventus closed all talk of a challenge to its Serie A dominance after coming through a second-half onslaught at Napoli to win 2-1 in an engrossing match that saw each side have a man sent off and stretch its lead at the top to a huge 16 points.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace, the second goal a contentious penalty, to give Juventus a dramatic 2-1 win over Sampdoria which had a stoppage-time equalizer chalked off following a long VAR review in Serie A on Saturday.