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Serie A: Gonzalo Higuain's brace fires Juventus towards scudetto, Napoli close on Roma

Serie A: Gonzalo Higuain's brace fires Juventus towards scudetto, Napoli close on Roma

Roma`s 1-1 draw at home to Atalanta -- with Dzeko levelling Jasmin Kurtic`s 22nd minute strike five minutes after the restart -- allowed Juventus to extend their lead as they target a record sixth consecutive scudetto.

Champions League: Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Morata strike as Real Madrid surpass Napoli to enter quarters

Champions League: Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Morata strike as Real Madrid surpass Napoli to enter quarters

Real, who took a commanding 3-1 first leg lead at the Santiago Bernabeu last month, looked to be facing a tough night in Naples after Dries Mertens finished off a great attacking move to give the hosts a 24th minute lead.

Champions League: Expect no let up from Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane warns Napoli

Champions League: Expect no let up from Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane warns Napoli

Credited with playing the most attractive football in Italy, Napoli made a bright start to the first leg thanks to Lorenzo Insigne`s audacious long-range strike in the opening minutes.

Champions League: Barcelona seek miracle as Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid eye quarters

Champions League: Barcelona seek miracle as Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid eye quarters

Barca knocked PSG out at the quarter-final stage in both 2012-13 and 2014-15, but the reigning French champions have the upper hand this time, and Julian Draxler is confident of reaching the last eight for the fifth year in succession.

Italian Cup: Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain shine as Napoli beat Juventus 3-1 in first leg of Coppa semis

Italian Cup: Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain shine as Napoli beat Juventus 3-1 in first leg of Coppa semis

Paulo Dybala converted both spot kicks for Juve and his fellow Argentine Gonzalo Higuain scored in between after Jose Callejon had given the visitors a halftime lead.

WATCH: Arjen Robben, Lorenzo Insigne's sensational goals hog limelight at Champions League

WATCH: Arjen Robben, Lorenzo Insigne's sensational goals hog limelight at Champions League

Bayern Munich won in their home ground 5-1 against Arsenal, Real Madrid too registered a victory at home, 3-1.

Champions League: Real Madrid bounce back to beat Napoli 3-1

Champions League: Real Madrid bounce back to beat Napoli 3-1

Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Casemiro sealed a 3-1 win over Napoli on Wednesday, after Lorenzo Insigne`s stunning 40-yard strike from Napoli

Police called to Diego Maradona's hotel over argument

Police called to Diego Maradona's hotel over argument

Maradona is in Madrid to watch his old side Napoli take on European champions Real Madrid 

Champions League, PREVIEW: Napoli out to stretch unbeaten run against Real Madrid in last 16 clash

Champions League, PREVIEW: Napoli out to stretch unbeaten run against Real Madrid in last 16 clash

Real captain Sergio Ramos said his team needed to underline their credentials on Wednesday ahead of the return leg at Napoli.

Injured Cristiano Ronaldo a doubt for Real Madrid's Champions League clash with Napoli

Injured Cristiano Ronaldo a doubt for Real Madrid's Champions League clash with Napoli

Bale will take no part in Wednesday's game but could well be back in the starting line up for the February 22 return leg in Naple

Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona given FIFA ambassadorial role

Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona given FIFA ambassadorial role

Maradona, has been invited back into the FIFA fold thanks to a warm relationship with Blatter`s successor Gianni Infantino.

Champions League Rd of 16: Deja vu in draw as Arsenal, PSG set to face Bayern Munich, Barcelona yet again

Champions League Rd of 16: Deja vu in draw as Arsenal, PSG set to face Bayern Munich, Barcelona yet again

The first leg of the ties that are drawn will be played on the dates of February 14,15, 21 and 22, with the return matches taking place on March 7,8, 14 and 15.

UEFA Champions League, GW 6 Round-up: Arsenal, Barcelona top groups; Atletico Madrid suffer first defeat

UEFA Champions League, GW 6 Round-up: Arsenal, Barcelona top groups; Atletico Madrid suffer first defeat

Arsenal and PSG have qualified from the group, while third placed Ludogorets will have another crack at the continental competition, in the second-rung Europa League.

Gonzalo Higuain adds more spice to Juventus-Napoli rivalry

Gonzalo Higuain adds more spice to Juventus-Napoli rivalry

Gonzalo Higuain will face former club Napoli for the first time on Saturday since his acrimonious departure for Juventus, adding even more spice to the fierce rivalry between the two sides.

UNREAL: Five most expensive football transfers

UNREAL: Five most expensive football transfers

Italian champions Juventus splashed out 90 million euros to prise Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain away from Napoli.

MASSIVE! Italian giants Juventus complete USD 104 million transfer of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli

MASSIVE! Italian giants Juventus complete USD 104 million transfer of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli

Napoli had slapped a 94.7m euros buyout clause on Higuain`s contract after he hit a record 36 goals in the league last season.

Best paid player of all time! Gonzalo Higuain to earn more than David Beckham in China?

Best paid player of all time! Gonzalo Higuain to earn more than David Beckham in China?

David Beckham, during his time at MLS club LA Galaxy, is said to have earned a sum of EUR 30 million per year.

Juventus win fifth successive Serie A title after Napoli lose to Roma

Juventus win fifth successive Serie A title after Napoli lose to Roma

Juventus were left with an unassailable 12-point lead with three games each left to play.
 

Serie A 2015-16: Gonzalo Higuain hits 25th goal to maintain Napoli's title push in Viola draw

Serie A 2015-16: Gonzalo Higuain hits 25th goal to maintain Napoli's title push in Viola draw

Napoli were under the cosh after champions Juventus stretched their lead at the top of the table to four points.

Roberto Mancini sent off as Inter Milan win at Napoli to book last four place

Roberto Mancini sent off as Inter Milan win at Napoli to book last four place

Stevan Jovetic, Adem Ljajic scored in the last 20 minutes to send Inter into the semi-finals.