Atalanta, Inter get Champions League spots on wild final day

Sports 05/26/19, 16:31

Inter Milan survived a dramatic end to its Serie A campaign on Sunday to secure a Champions League spot for next season, while Atalanta will make its debut in Europe's top club competition.Leading 2-1 in the 89th minute against an Empoli team fighting relegation, Inter's defense was in disarray as ...

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 Milan cleared by UEFA of extra financial scrutiny

Sports 05/17/19, 11:44

UEFA says Inter Milan no longer faces extra financial scrutiny after it fully complied with rules that monitor income and spending.Inter had to forfeit 6 million euros ($6.7 million) in UEFA competition prize money for breaking financial fair play rules and undergo four years of additional monitoring.The three-time European champion ...

Conte could be the right coach for troubled Inter

Soccer 05/13/19, 17:41

After being heavily linked with Roma and Juventus, Antonio Conte seems destined for Inter Milan if the coach returns to Italian soccer.Italian newspapers have reported Conte has already agreed on a three-year contract with the Nerazzurri to replace current coach Luciano Spalletti at the end of the season.Inter chief executive ...

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 ...

Roma beats champion Juventus 2-0 in bid for top 4 spot

Soccer 05/12/19, 16:38

Roma kept its bid to qualify for the Champions League very much alive with a 2-0 win over Italian champion Juventus in Serie A on Sunday.Edin Dzeko set up Alessandro Florenzi for the opener 11 minutes from time and scored himself in stoppage time to seal the result.Cristiano Ronaldo had ...

Atalanta moves to 3rd in Serie A after beating Genoa 2-1

Soccer 05/11/19, 10:05

Atalanta kept alive its dream of qualifying for the Champions League for the first time by beating relegation-threatened Genoa 2-1 in Serie A on Saturday. Halftime substitute Musa Barrow scored seconds after the interval and Timothy Castagne doubled Atalanta's lead in the 53rd minute as the team stretched its unbeaten streak ...

Defender Godin leaving Atletico Madrid at the end of season

Soccer 05/07/19, 14:45

Uruguay defender Diego Godin is leaving Atletico Madrid after this season.Godin announced Tuesday he will not renew his contract with the Spanish club after failing to reach a deal.The 33-year-old defender is reportedly negotiating a move to Inter Milan.Godin couldn't hold back tears as he made the announcement in a ...

Atalanta nears Champions League with win over Lazio

Soccer 05/05/19, 10:24

Atalanta asserted its Champions League credentials and stretched its unbeaten run to 10 matches with a 3-1 comeback win at Lazio on Sunday in a preview of the Italian Cup final.Adding another chapter to a fairytale-like season , Atalanta solidified its hold on fourth place — the last Champions League ...

Inter draws at Udinese and risks Serie A 3rd place

Soccer 05/04/19, 17:00

Inter Milan missed the chance of consolidating third place in Serie A on Saturday and could even find itself struggling to hold onto a Champions League berth.The Nerazzurri were held to 0-0 at relegation-threatened Udinese.That left Inter four points ahead of fourth-placed Atalanta, which visits Lazio on Sunday, and five ...

Atalanta, the Ajax of Italy, threatening Serie A’s hierarchy

Soccer 05/02/19, 05:17

First came a draw then came domination over Juventus.An away win at another league power followed.Only this wasn't Ajax.Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini celebrates during the Serie A soccer match between Atalanta and Udinese at the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia stadium in Bergamo, Italy, Monday, April 29, 2019. (Paolo Magni ...

Ronaldo nets 600th club goal as goalscoring race heats up

Soccer 04/29/19, 15:48

Cristiano Ronaldo's unrelenting hunger for goals is plain to see. The Juventus forward netted his 600th club goal on Saturday and celebrated with typical joy. But his desire to score was far more evident in the first half against Inter Milan when he fired over the bar and showed anguish and ...

Mancini keeps focus on young players for Italy training camp

Sports 04/26/19, 12:39

Three players born in 2001 and a handful yet to appear in Serie A have been called up for a training camp with Italy's national team.At just 17, Inter Milan striker Eddie Salcedo was the youngest player included by coach Roberto Mancini on Friday.Two 18-year-olds were also selected: Roma midfielder ...

How Juventus won its 8th straight Serie A title

Europe 04/20/19, 14:11

When the best team in Italy signed possibly the best player in the world, preventing it from winning yet another Serie A title was always going to be difficult.And so it proved as Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo continued breaking records.On Saturday, Juventus clinched a record-extending eighth successive Serie A title, ...

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 ...

Inter forward Icardi gets mixed reception on San Siro return

Soccer 04/07/19, 13:47

Mauro Icardi had a mixed reception on Sunday in his first appearance on the field at San Siro since early February.The former Inter Milan captain could not prevent his team from being held 0-0 by Atalanta in Serie A.Icardi had made his first appearance for Inter in nearly two months ...

Spalletti says Icardi will start for Inter at Genoa

Sports 04/02/19, 08:42

Mauro Icardi will make his first appearance for Inter Milan in nearly two months when the team visits Genoa on Wednesday.Inter coach Luciano Spalletti says Icardi will be in his starting lineup for the Serie A match.Icardi resumed training with Inter over the international break. That followed a six-week exile ...

Spalletti calls Icardi’s feud with Inter ‘humiliating’

Soccer 04/01/19, 05:26

Nearly two months after it started, the ongoing feud between Mauro Icardi and Inter Milan is making more noise than ever.Inter coach Luciano Spalletti let his fury run loose following a 1-0 loss at home to Lazio on Sunday that could be costly for the Nerazzurri's chances of qualifying for ...

After 6-week exile, Icardi left off Inter’s squad

Soccer 03/30/19, 13:35

Mauro Icardi has been left off Inter Milan's squad facing Lazio on Sunday following a six-week exile from the club.Icardi resumed training with Inter over the international break, having seemingly cleared his differences with the club after being stripped of the captaincy amid protracted contract negotiations.So it was a surprise ...

Lautaro injury could pave way for Icardi return at Inter

Soccer 03/28/19, 09:17

Former Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi could make his first appearance in more than a month after the club confirmed forward Lautaro Martinez will miss Sunday's Serie A match against Lazio with a thigh injury.Icardi has not been on the field since Feb. 9, after which he was stripped of ...

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