Atleti Azzurri d'Italia

Next Game

Atalanta v AC Milan

Saturday, 30 May 2015, 19:45

Italian Serie A

Last Game

AC Milan 3 - 0 Torino

Sunday, 24 May 2015, 19:45

Italian Serie A

Juventus extend lead at top

Juventus ground out a bad-tempered 1-0 victory over 10-man Catania to pull 14 points clear at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday night.

Last Updated: 23/03/14 at 22:32 Post Comment

Carlos Tevez: Struck the only goal

Carlos Tevez: Struck the only goal

The reigning champions and likely winners of a third-straight Scudetto have struggled to put lesser opposition to bed in recent weeks and were uninspired when beating the league's bottom side.

Carlos Tevez did send three more points back to Turin with a typically fierce effort in the 59th minute and the chase was beyond Catania once striker Gonzalo Bergessio picked up a second yellow card.

Roma, in second, have played a game less but Juve further distanced third-placed Napoli as they went down 1-0 to Fiorentina as Joaquin struck in the 87th minute.

Napoli had earlier been reduced to 10 men with the dismissal of Faouzi Ghoulam.

The result leaves Fiorentina seven points adrift of third place.

They are also four points clear of Inter Milan after they were punished for missing their chances in a 2-1 home defeat against upwardly-mobile Atalanta.

Inter's Mauro Icardi equalised almost immediately after Giacomo Bonaventura opened the scoring shortly before half-time but the Argentinian shot wide of an open goal with two minutes remaining.

Bonaventura duly headed home the winner and it finished 2-1 as Atalanta registered a fourth straight victory that moved them into ninth place in the Serie A table.

Parma missed the chance to move up to fourth in the Serie A standings after being held at home to a 1-1 draw by Genoa.

Isaac Cofie gave the visitors a lead which lasted just 10 minutes before Ezequiel Schelotto levelled.

AC Milan managed to take a rare point from their 1-1 draw at Lazio but the immediate future still looks bleak for Clarence Seedorf's ailing side.

The Dutchman can expect to keep his job for the time being after Abdoulay Konko's own-goal ensured Alvaro Dominguez's second-half strike was not enough to condemn Milan to a fourth straight defeat.

Other results on Sunday meant the 18-time champions slumped to 12th in the table, where they lie 42 points behind leaders Juventus and 11 off the nearest Europa League place with nine games to play.

Sampdoria put Hellas Verona to the sword and climbed towards the top half of the table with a resounding 5-0 victory at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.

The Genoese club took full advantage of a limp Verona side who appear to have given up somewhat after reaching 40 points and effectively securing a second season in the top flight.

Two goals from Roberto Soriano plus efforts from Gianluca Sansone, Renan and Angelo Palombo steered Samp to their best victory of the campaign so far and they are now within two points of catching 10th-placed Torino.

Antonio Di Natale was the only man to get on the scoresheet as Udinese claimed a 1-0 win over strugglers Sassuolo.

Di Natale gave his side the lead in the 27th minute and they held on to the end, although both sides missed a chance from the penalty spot.

Bologna claimed a vital win in their battle to stay in Serie A as they beat fellow strugglers Cagliari 1-0.

Lazaros Christodoulopoulos' 78th-minute penalty was enough to seal victory and move Bologna two points above the drop-zone and within three of their opponents.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

W

hy is the dinosaur trying to hold on to this.... Just leave... No one wants you in this position you corrupt loser. Let someone else take over....

arsenal121
Defiant Sepp blames minority

N

ow is the time for Allardyce to finally get a chance at a big club please. He is likely to have a number of great offers for his services this summer, but who will he choose? Will it be Liverpool, Real Madrid, Dortmund or Man City?

medina_sod
Allardyce leaves West Ham

I

thought exactly this when the Match of the Day pundits were peddling this line. Is it really not okay for fans of a club to have some ambition these days then?

damoceltic
Bored Of Big Sam? It's Your Right...

Footer 365

D-day for FIFA as Sepp Blatter opens 65th congress

Sepp Blatter has formally opened FIFA's congress on a day his critics hope could signal a new start for football.

FA chairman Greg Dyke calls for possible Russia 2018 boycott

FA chairman Greg Dyke wants UEFA nations to consider pulling out of the World Cup finals in Russia in three years' time.

Sepp Blatter vs Prince Ali: FIFA election explained

Will Sepp Blatter see off Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein? We explain how Friday's presidential vote works...

Mail Box

What Would You Do If You Were Blatter?

Step into Sepp's shoes, is the invitation from one mailboxer. Also: United already have their new number one, Rodgers deserves time, and the best Budget XI so far...

What Is It That FIFA Actually Do?

That's the question raised timidly by someone sat at the back of the room, whilst others remind that UEFA aren't perfect either. Plus a few more gone on to better XIs...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company