Manolo Gabbiadini goal keeps Napoli-Lazio semi-final in the balance
Manolo Gabbiadini goal keeps Napoli-Lazio semi-final in the balance

Napoli`s Manolo Gabbiadini netted a precious second-half equaliser to earn a 1-1 away draw at Lazio in the first leg of their Italian Cup semi-final on Wednesday.

Kamil Glik winner halts Napoli charge in Serie A
Kamil Glik winner halts Napoli charge in Serie A

A second-half header from defender Kamil Glik halted Napoli`s charge towards second spot in Serie A as Torino ended their recent barren spell against the Partenopei to go eighth on Sunday.

Roma coach Rudi Garcia plays down scudetto, but not Juventus win
Roma coach Rudi Garcia plays down scudetto, but not Juventus win

Roma coach Rudi Garcia has played down his side`s title hopes but insists the Giallorossi can hand Juventus only their second defeat of the season on Monday to reinforce their grip on second place.

Gonzalo Higuain returns as Napoli sight second spot
Gonzalo Higuain returns as Napoli sight second spot

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain returns from a one-match suspension as Napoli look to boost their Champions League qualifying bid away to Torino this weekend, when struggling title hopefuls Roma host runaway leaders Juventus.

Serie A: Rafael Benitez wants focus as Napoli sight second
Serie A: Rafael Benitez wants focus as Napoli sight second

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has called for focus ahead of a trip to on-form Palermo that could prove decisive as his side continue their quest to secure Champions League football next season.

Serie A: Roma end run of draws to remain in Serie A hunt
Serie A: Roma end run of draws to remain in Serie A hunt

A late strike by Leandro Paredes ended Roma`s run of four successive league draws to reduce the gap on leaders Juventus to seven points and keep Rudi Garcia`s men in the Serie A title hunt on Sunday.

Gonzalo Higuain's stoppage-time winner adds to Inter Milan misery
Gonzalo Higuain's stoppage-time winner adds to Inter Milan misery

Gonzalo Higuain pounced in stoppage time to give holders Napoli a 1-0 win over Inter Milan in their Coppa Italia quarter-final on Wednesday, adding to the misery for Roberto Mancini`s team.

Serie A: Juventus spurn chance for nine-point lead
Serie A: Juventus spurn chance for nine-point lead

Juventus spurned the chance to go nine points clear of title challengers Roma as Napoli crept closer to second place and AC Milan got back on winning terms in Serie A on Sunday.

Serie A: Dubious Gonzalo Higuain brace sees Napoli up to third
Serie A: Dubious Gonzalo Higuain brace sees Napoli up to third

Gonzalo Higuain struck a controversial brace including a late penalty in a 2-1 win over Genoa to send Rafael Benitez`s side up to third place in Italy`s Serie A on Monday.

Napoli scrape through on penalties against Udinese
Napoli scrape through on penalties against Udinese

Coppa Italia holders Napoli scraped into the quarter-finals when they beat 10-man Udinese 5-4 on penalties at home after a rain-soaked 2-2 draw on Thursday.

Gonzalo Higuain fires Napoli up to third in Serie A
Gonzalo Higuain fires Napoli up to third in Serie A

A superb first-half strike from Gonzalo Higuain ended Lazio`s six-game unbeaten run and helped Napoli up to third place in Serie A after a precious 1-0 win away to the Biancocelesti on Sunday.

Juventus cry foul over rivals' accusations
Juventus cry foul over rivals' accusations

Juventus have hit out at the Serie A rivals who believe they earn favourable decisions from referees.

The Turin giants beat Napoli 3-1 at the San Paolo stadium on Sunday to pull three points clear of title challengers Roma at the top of Italy`s top flight.

`No crisis` at Juve as champions prep for Napoli
`No crisis` at Juve as champions prep for Napoli

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has brushed off suggestions of a crisis, insisting the champions` resolve will remain intact when they visit in-form Napoli looking for their first win of the year on Sunday.

Chaotic scenes as Napoli fans greet Manolo Gabbiadini at airport
Chaotic scenes as Napoli fans greet Manolo Gabbiadini at airport

Hundreds of Napoli fans crowded into the city`s airport to greet forward Manolo Gabbiadini ahead of his expected move to their club from Sampdoria on Sunday.

Napoli edge Juventus in dramatic penalty shootout to win Super Cup
Napoli edge Juventus in dramatic penalty shootout to win Super Cup

Napoli ended Juventus`s hopes of securing a record seventh Italian Super Cup after snatching a dramatic 6-5 shootout win in the final that stretched to 18 nerve-jangling penalties in Doha`s Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium on Monday.

Serie A: Juventus lead Roma as battle heats up for third
Serie A: Juventus lead Roma as battle heats up for third

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has insisted the Serie A season is far from over after the champions guaranteed year-end top spot with a three-point lead on challengers Roma.

Manolo Gabbiadini saves Sampdoria on possible swansong
Manolo Gabbiadini saves Sampdoria on possible swansong

Italy striker Manolo Gabbiadini confirmed he could quit Sampdoria in the January transfer window after heading a late equaliser to secure a share of the spoils in a 2-2 home draw with Udinese on Sunday.

Roberto Mancini positive Inter Milan can finish third
Roberto Mancini positive Inter Milan can finish third

Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini firmly believes his team will be challenging for a Champions League berth until the end of the season.

Juventus, Napoli target morale-boosting wins
Juventus, Napoli target morale-boosting wins

Champions Juventus hope to end a rollercoaster week on a high with a win away at Cagliari on Thursday, while Napoli bid to return to winning ways at home to bottom of the table Parma.

AC Milan will be great again, promises Filippo Inzaghi
AC Milan will be great again, promises Filippo Inzaghi

Filippo Inzaghi has promised that seven-times European champions AC Milan will break away from their midtable mediocrity and become great again.