Unexpected Napoli loss could move up Juve celebration

Soccer 04/03/19, 14:24

Napoli's unexpected loss means Juventus is only two wins away from clinching a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title.Injury-depleted Napoli was beaten 2-1 at relegation-threatened Empoli on Wednesday.Juventus, which won 2-0 at Cagliari on Tuesday, leads Napoli by 18 points ...

Insigne scores as Napoli beats Sampdoria 3-0 in Serie A

Soccer 02/02/19, 14:22

Lorenzo Insigne ended his goal drought as Napoli beat Sampdoria 3-0 on Saturday to keep Serie A leader Juventus within its sights.Arkadiusz Milik and Insigne scored quickfire goals in the first half and Simone Verdi added a late penalty as ...

Sarri uses Napoli formula to ignite Chelsea’s title bid

Sports 12/10/18, 05:25

A midseason tactical switch sparked Chelsea's surge to the Premier League title two years ago under Antonio Conte.Could the same happen under his successor this season?For the first time in his debut season at Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri deployed a lineup ...

Napoli solidifies hold on 2nd with 4-0 win over Frosinone

Soccer 12/08/18, 14:26

Napoli is not only Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne.A 4-0 victory over promoted Frosinone on Saturday didn't include any goals from the southern club's standout strikers.Arkadiusz Milik scored twice, Faouzi Ghoulam provided two assists in his first match in more ...

Late Milik goal helps Napoli beat Atalanta 2-1 in Serie A

Soccer 12/03/18, 16:38

Substitute Arkadiusz Milik scored five minutes from time and Napoli won 2-1 at Atalanta on Monday to keep alive its faint Serie A title hopes.Second-placed Napoli moved back within eight points of seven-time defending champion Juventus; and three points ahead ...

Mbappe and Buffon can’t beat Napoli in Champions League

Soccer 11/06/18, 18:14

After 180 minutes, Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain finished dead even.Following a 2-2 draw in Paris two weeks ago, the teams finished 1-1 Tuesday in another riveting Champions League matchup.While it was PSG which needed a last-gasp equalizer in the first ...

Mertens scores hat trick in Napoli’s 5-1 rout of Empoli

Soccer 11/02/18, 18:00

Dries Mertens scored a hat trick and Napoli warmed up for its Champions League match against Paris Saint-Germain in impressive fashion by routing Empoli 5-1 on Friday.Napoli extended its unbeaten run at home in all competitions to 12 matches.Lorenzo Insigne ...

Cutrone and 2 defenders leave Italy squad with injuries

Soccer 10/08/18, 10:05

Three injured players have left Italy's squad ahead of a friendly against Ukraine and a UEFA Nations League match at Poland.Forward Patrick Cutrone and defenders Alessio Romagnoli and Danilo D'Ambrosio were all ruled out with minor physical problems.Sampdoria defender Lorenzo ...

Ancelotti making all the right moves at Napoli

Soccer 10/07/18, 14:49

Carlo Ancelotti's constant lineup changes are paying off.Napoli has fielded a different starting 11 for each of its 10 matches in all competitions this season.Adam Ounas, the latest player to crack the lineup, made an immediate impact Sunday by scoring ...

Late Insigne strike earns Napoli 1-0 win over Liverpool

Soccer 10/03/18, 17:50

Lorenzo Insigne scored in the 90th minute to give Napoli a 1-0 win over a surprisingly listless Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday.Having threatened all night without anything to show for it besides Dries Mertens' volley off the crossbar, ...

Late Insigne strike earns Napoli 1-0 win over Liverpool

Soccer 10/03/18, 17:14

Lorenzo Insigne scored in the 90th minute to give Napoli a 1-0 win over a surprisingly listless Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday.Having threatened all night without anything to show for it besides Dries Mertens' volley off the crossbar, ...

Ancelotti putting his mark on Napoli; Roma struggling

Soccer 09/24/18, 06:03

Carlo Ancelotti is beginning to put his mark on Napoli.Ancelotti replaced Maurizio Sarri in the offseason and immediately began making changes.He has shifted Marek Hamsik back to a deep-lying playmaker role, and moved Lorenzo Insigne to a more central position. ...

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