Milan coach Gattuso leaves club by mutual agreement

Soccer 05/28/19, 11:08

AC Milan has confirmed that coach Gennaro Gattuso will leave the club by "mutual agreement."The announcement on Tuesday came shortly after the club also confirmed that sporting director Leonardo has resigned.The departures follow in the wake of Milan's failure to qualify for next season's Champions League.Milan says it "will now ...

Serie A race for 2 Champions League spots goes to final day

Soccer 05/19/19, 16:35

The race for the final two Champions League spots from Serie A will go to the last day of the season.Atalanta drew 1-1 at Italian champion Juventus on Sunday to move into third place in the Italian league, leapfrogging Inter Milan after the Nerazzurri lost 4-1 at Napoli.With one round ...

Inter beats Chievo 2-0 to move closer to Champions League

Soccer 05/13/19, 16:27

Inter Milan took a crucial step towards securing Champions League football by beating 10-man Chievo Verona 2-0 in Serie A on Monday.Inter moved back into third spot in Serie A, a point above Atalanta, which occupies the final Champions League qualifying berth.Crucially, Inter was four points above AC Milan and ...

Astonishing comebacks the new norm in the Champions League

Sports 05/09/19, 12:14

Ajax's disconsolate players collapsed to the ground and pressed their faces into the turf. The night before, Barcelona's startled players looked at each other in pure disbelief , wondering what exactly had happened.Two Champions League semifinal matches, two three-goal leads squandered.Astonishing comebacks are becoming the new norm in Europe's top ...

Milan beats Bologna 2-1 to keep Champions League hopes alive

Soccer 05/06/19, 16:01

AC Milan kept its Champions League hopes alive by beating Bologna 2-1 on Monday in a Serie A match in which three players were sent off.Suso and substitute Fabio Borino scored in each half for Milan before Mattia Destro pulled one back for Bologna in the 72nd minute.Moments later, Milan ...

Atalanta beats Udinese 2-0 to move to 4th in Serie A

Soccer 04/29/19, 14:10

Atalanta continued its fantastic season as it produced two late goals to beat relegation-threatened Udinese 2-0 and move into the top four in Serie A on Monday.The result comes days after it booked a place in the Italian Cup final.Marten de Roon converted a penalty eight minutes from time after ...

Roma beats Cagliari to move into Serie A top 4

Soccer 04/27/19, 13:23

Roma moved into the Champions League qualifying places after seeing off Cagliari 3-0 in Serie A on Saturday. The capital side was 2-0 up within eight minutes thanks to Federico Fazio and Javier Pastore. Aleksandar Kolarov added a third late on. Roma moved to fourth, two points above AC Milan and Atalanta, ...

Milan defender Calabria to miss rest of season with injury

Soccer 04/25/19, 10:00

AC Milan defender Davide Calabria will miss the rest of the season because of a fractured bone in his left leg.Calabria had to be substituted shortly before halftime in Wednesday's 1-0 loss to Lazio in the Italian Cup semifinals.Milan says tests "have revealed a compound fracture of the left fibula." ...

Milan’s struggles have even flummoxed coach Gennaro Gattuso

Soccer 04/25/19, 08:35

Even AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso is wondering what has gone wrong.Just over a month ago, Milan appeared set to qualify for next season's Champions League and had a good chance of reaching the Italian Cup final. But the team has won only one of its past seven matches, leaving ...

Lazio condemns racist chanting in Italian Cup semi win

Sports 04/25/19, 05:31

Lazio has condemned the racist chants which overshadowed the Italian Cup semifinal victory at AC Milan.There was continued racist abuse directed at Milan players Tiemoue Bakayoko and Franck Kessie — who are black — before and during the match on Wednesday, while inflatable bananas were also visible in the away ...

Lazio beats AC Milan 1-0 to reach Italian Cup final

Sports 04/24/19, 16:08

Lazio reached the Italian Cup final by beating AC Milan 1-0 on Wednesday.Joaquin Correa scored the only goal of the two-legged tie shortly before the hour mark to send Lazio through to the final against either Atalanta or Fiorentina.The first leg had ended scoreless and there was a lot of ...

Atalanta into Champions League contention with win at Napoli

Soccer 04/22/19, 14:38

Atalanta came from behind to beat second-place Napoli 2-1 on Monday and firmly put itself into contention for Serie A's last Champions League spot.Adding another chapter to a career-best season, Duvan Zapata scored one goal and set up another to hand Napoli only its second home loss in the Italian ...

Italian Soccer Champions

Soccer 04/20/19, 13:28

Champions of the Italian soccer league:2019 — Juventus2018 — Juventus2017 — Juventus2016 — Juventus2015 — Juventus2014 — Juventus2013 — Juventus2012 — Juventus2011 — AC Milan2010 — Inter Milan2009 — Inter Milan2008 — Inter Milan2007 — Inter Milan2006 — Inter Milan (Juventus stripped of title for match-fixing)2005 — vacant (Juventus stripped ...

AC Milan draws at Parma to loosen hold on CL spot

Sports 04/20/19, 08:02

AC Milan's hold on a Champions League spot is in jeopardy following a 1-1 draw at Parma in Serie A on Saturday.Samu Castillejo headed in for Milan midway through the second half before center back Bruno Alves curled in a spectacular free kick to equalize three minutes from time.Milan remained ...

Video shows Lazio fans’ racist chants aimed at Bakayoko

Sports 04/18/19, 10:12

A video has emerged of Lazio fans directing a racist chant at AC Milan midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko. The video posted on the Gazzetta dello Sport website shows fans singing, "This banana is for Bakayoko," during Wednesday's 2-0 win over Udinese at the Stadio Olimpico.It was an apparent response to Bakayoko and ...

Lazio revives Champions League chances with win over Udinese

Soccer 04/17/19, 14:21

Lazio revived its chances of qualifying for the Champions League with a 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Udinese in Serie A on Wednesday.In seventh place, Lazio moved within three-points of fourth-place AC Milan and the final Champions League berth.Udinese remained 16th, three points above the drop zone.Despite a modest budget, Udinese ...

Torino’s European push halted by 1-1 draw against Cagliari

Soccer 04/14/19, 07:47

Torino's chances of sneaking into the Champions League were hampered by a 1-1 draw against Cagliari on Sunday, in a match which saw three players sent off.Simone Zaza was both hero and villain for Torino as he gave it the lead shortly after half time but was then shown a ...

Troubled Milan faces crucial Serie A match against Lazio

Soccer 04/11/19, 07:32

Still smarting from controversial refereeing decisions and troubled by impending new financial fair play sanctions, AC Milan is preparing for one of its most crucial games of the season this weekend.Milan hosts Lazio on Saturday in a match that could prove important to both teams' Champions League hopes."The match is ...

AC Milan faces UEFA punishment for breaching finance rules

Sports 04/10/19, 05:43

AC Milan faces another round of UEFA punishment for breaking financial fair play rules.UEFA says its independent club finance investigators have sent Milan's current file to a panel of judges.The latest case is separate from the panel's judgment in December that fined Milan 12 million euros ($13.5 million) and threatened ...

Kean scores to leave Juventus within 1 win of Serie A title

Soccer 04/06/19, 13:56

Teenager Moise Kean has left Juventus within one win of retaining its Serie A title.Kean, who was the victim of racist abuse during the week, scored what was to prove the winner on Saturday as Juventus came from behind to beat AC Milan 2-1.It was the Italy forward's fifth goal ...

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