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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Serie A

Last year
# Wrap
Lookman fires Atalanta to Serie A summit, Griezmann nets 100th LaLiga goal for Atletico
A round-up of today’s action in Italy and Spain.
Napoli win club-record eighth straight game to take sole control of top spot
The Neapolitans capitalised on Atalanta’s 2-2 draw with Udinese to move two points clear.
# Delight
Allegri joy as Juventus win for first time in a month - 'We almost couldn't believe it'
Bologna are swept aside 3-0 but Atalanta continue to keep the pace at top of Serie A.
# Mixed Fortunes
Former Man United defender Smalling heads Mourinho's Roma to win at struggling Inter
Elsewhere there were wins for Milan and Napoli in Serie A.
# Crime and Punishment
Angel Di Maria handed two-match ban for elbowing opponent during humiliating defeat
The Argentina winger was sent off five minutes before half-time of Juventus’ 1-0 defeat to Monza.
# niamh farrelly
The Irish international flying the flag in Serie A and chasing the World Cup dream
Niamh Farrelly speaks to The42 about her recent move to Parma and her Ireland hopes.
# fiery
Four red cards as Juve held by Salernitana, Atalanta relinquish Serie A lead
Juve are struggling with injuries and form in the early part of the season.
# No way Jose!
Roma surrender unbeaten Serie A start in surprise thrashing at Udinese
Jose Mourinho’s side had only conceded one goal in their opening four games of the campaign.
Leao claims derby honours for leaders Milan, Napoli retake top spot
The Italian champions edged out their neighbours in a five-goal thriller.
Napoli draw with Lecce to leave Roma on Serie A summit
In Wednesday’s other games, Juventus beat Spezia 2-0 while Empoli and Verona played out a 1-1 draw.
Ireland duo on the bench as Udinese play out draw while Inter Milan continue winning run
Festy Ebosele and James Abankwah both joined Udinese earlier this year.
# Serie A
Vlahovic hits double for Juve while Napoli's Osimhen racially abused in Verona rout
A section of the home support directed monkey chants at the Nigerian forward.
# Football Italia
Aaron Connolly makes Italian debut in defeat to Genoa
The Irish forward has joined Venezia of Serie B.
# Serie A
Wexford defender makes Udinese debut against AC Milan
Festy Ebosele arrived off the bench in the San Siro.
# reward
England international pens new Milan deal until 2027
Fikayo Tomori joined the Serie A club in January 2021 after a loan spell from Chelsea.
# rebuild continues
Juventus pay €41m to replace De Ligt with Premier League-linked Torino defender
The 25-year-old Brazilian had earlier in the summer been linked with Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal.
# big name signing
Major coup for Roma as Juventus star Dybala arrives on free transfer
The Argentine attacker had been heavily linked with a move to Inter Milan.
# ComoCalling
Zoom with Dennis Wise and backed by Indonesia's richest man - Why Liam Kerrigan signed for Como
The Republic of Ireland U21 international has gone from southern Sligo to northern Italy after agreeing a three-year deal with the ambitious Serie B club.
# Calcio
Title wins, strikes, and a contender for TIME Man of the Century - A history of Irish players in Italy
Following Aaron Connolly’s move to Venezia, we look at the century-long history of Irishmen playing in Serie A.
# Progress
Ex-delivery man completes incredible rise with AC Milan signing
Junior Messias began his career in Italy in the amateur game over a decade ago.
Lukaku returns to Inter Milan on loan from Chelsea
The 29-year-old endured an underwhelming 2021-22 season at Stamford Bridge.
# Probe
Napoli under investigation over suspected transfer fraud in deal for Nigerian striker
Victor Osimhen joined the Serie A side from Lille in 2020.
# Happy Days
Olivier Giroud stars as AC Milan earn historic Scudetto triumph
Franck Kessie was also on target in a comfortable win over Sassuolo.
# Disruption
Ugly scenes as fan violence brings Serie A game to a temporary halt
DAZN reported that Napoli fans had caused some problems in La Spezia before the match.
# Legend
Chiellini says goodbye to Juve fans as last-gasp Lazio make Europa League
The defender is leaving Juve after 18 years at the Turin club.
# Wrap
AC Milan and Inter Milan wins ensure title race will head into the final week of the season
Goals from Rafael Leao and Theo Hernandez sealed a 2-0 win over Atalanta.
# Scudetto
Tonali double at Verona helps Milan maintain two-point Serie A lead
The Rossoneri lead city rivals Inter.
Napoli beat Torino to consolidate third spot in Serie A
Luciano Spalletti’s side took advantage of fourth-placed Juve’s shock 2-1 loss at Genoa on Friday.
# old lady ready to sing
Inter Milan still in the hunt, as Birthday boy Bonucci puts Juve on brink of Champions League
The veteran defender scored both goals in Juve’s victory over Venezia.
# slip up
Keeper howler keeps Inter off Serie A summit
Defeat for Simone Inzaghi’s side could be crucial to the race for the Scudetto.
# Mamma Mia
Serie A: Last-gasp Tonali winner keeps Milan in title race, Napoli implode
Napoli blew a two goal lead by conceding thrice in the closing stages.
# Dominant
Inter see off Milan to reach Italian Cup final
Juventus or Fiorentina await in the final.
# serie a setback
Mourinho's Roma strike late to dent Napoli's title hopes
Stephan El Shaarawy’s injury-time equaliser snatched a 1-1 draw.
# title race
Milan beat Genoa to hold Serie A summit amid takeover talk
Attention now turns to Napoli, who host in-form Roma on Monday evening.
Milan stalemate at Torino lets Napoli off the hook in title chase
Napoli lost 3-2 to Fiorentina earlier today.
# on the charge
Inter see off Verona to stay hot on heels of Serie A leaders Milan
First-half goals from Nicolo Barella and Edin Dzeko made sure that the champions moved into second place.
# Italy
Milan stalemate with Bologna cuts Serie A lead to a point
Stefano Pioli’s side hold a slender lead over second-placed Napoli
# Not Convinced
Rooney's warning for Ireland U21 international Ebosele over Serie A switch
The Derby manager thinks the 19-year-old has made the wrong decision in joining Italian club Udinese.
# Wave Goodbye
Paulo Dybala set to leave Juventus after they roll back on €8-million-a-season offer
The club’s CEO Maurizio Arrivabene brought to an end months of speculation.
# Wrap
Juve close in on Inter and keep pressure on top three, Roma thump Lazio
Dusan Vlahovic’s incredible campaign continued, as he joined Lazio’s Ciro Immobile at the top of the scorers’ rankings with 21.