Juventus scored a goal in each half against promoted Novara to return to the top of Serie A Sunday.
Unbeaten Juventus returned to the top of Italy's Serie A with a 1-0 win at third-placed Lazio on Saturday.
Udinese have gone top of the Italian Serie A table on goal difference from Lazio after captain Antonio Di Natale was again on target in a 2-1 victory over Siena on Sunday.
Turin giants Juventus continued their excellent start to the Serie A season with a 1-1 draw at Catania Sunday to leave them top of the standings after four rounds.
Claudio Ranieri was delighted after guiding Inter Milan to a morale-boosting first victory this season in his first match in charge of the Italian club on Saturday.
Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid were both held in La Liga as they battled to unconvincing draws.
AC Milan edged closer to a first Italian league title since 2004 after Saturday's 1-0 win at lowly Brescia, whose fellow strugglers Bari dropped into Serie B.
Claudio Ranieri has resigned as AS Roma coach following the Italian Serie A side blew a three-goal lead to lose 4-3 at Genoa on Sunday.
La Liga leaders Barcelona needed a late goal from David Villa on Saturday to rescue a 1-1 draw away at Sporting Gijon.
Napoli missed a great chance to cut the gap on Italian league leaders AC Milan after crashing 2-0 at Chievo Verona as favored teams struggled to impress in Wednesday's games.
AC Milan missed the chance to open up a six point lead at the top of Serie A after drawing 1-1 with Lecce at the Stadio Via del Mare on Sunday.
Juventus are through to the last eight of the Italian Cup after a comfortable 2-0 win over Catania on Thursday evening.
Sierra Leone international Rodney Strasser scored a vital goal five minutes from time to send AC Milan five points clear as Serie A resumed Thursday after its short mid-winter break.
Filippo Inzaghi rescued a point for AC Milan as they drew 1-1 against Catania at the San Siro, Saturday.
Lazio are back on top of the Italian Serie A table after goals from Hernanes and Sergio Floccari gave them a 2-0 win at Bari on Sunday.
Giampaolo Pazzini scored both goals as Sampdoria beat AS Roma 2-1 on Sunday to dent the capital side's Serie A title hopes.
Roma blew the Italian title race wide open with a 2-1 victory at home to Inter Milan on Saturday that saw Claudio Ranieri's team close to within a point of the four-time defending champions.
Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho insists he should not have been sacked by Chelsea, stoking the tension ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League last-16 tie in London.
Serie A leaders Inter Milan suffered a crushing 3-1 defeat at Catania on Friday evening, a result that throws the Italian title race wide open again.
AS Roma's Serie A title challenge gathered further momentum on Sunday as they beat Catania 1-0 in the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to cut the gap on leaders Inter Milan to five points.
Steven Gerrard returned to Liverpool's starting line-up but he was only able to help the English Premier League side claim a point as they were held to a goalless draw by Wolves on Tuesday.
Barcelona increased their lead at the top of Spain's La Liga to eight points after they strolled to a 3-0 victory over Valladolid on Saturday.
AC Milan kept up the pressure on Serie A table-toppers and city rivals Inter Milan with a 3-0 win at Juventus on Sunday night -- a result which turns the heat firmly on home coach Ciro Ferrara.
Juventus plumbed new depths with a 2-1 home defeat to lowly Catania for a third straight Serie A defeat to derail their Italian title challenge.
Panathinaikos sacked Dutch coach Henk Ten Cate on Tuesday after the Greek side lost the league leadership to arch rivals Olympiakos.
Roma moved up to sixth place in the Serie A table after a 1-0 victory in the Rome 'derby' against city rivals Lazio.
Inter Milan lead Italy's Serie A by seven points as a late Diego Milito penalty gave them a 1-0 win over Fiorentina in the San Siro.
Inter Milan continued their march towards a fifth straight Italian Serie A title with a 2-0 victory at lowly Livorno on Sunday.
Real Madrid capped a disappointing week by being held goalless by Sporting Gijon in the Spanish Primera Liga on Saturday night.
Sampdoria lost ground on Inter Milan at the top of Serie A on Sunday when they were held to a 1-1 draw at Lazio in a game where both teams finished with 10 men.
Juventus missed the chance to go top of Serie A as they were held to a last-gasp 1-1 draw by Bologna on Sunday.
Sampdoria moved to the top of Italy's Serie A with a 4-1 trouncing of Siena as city rivals Genoa dropped their first points after losing 3-1 at Chievo.
What do the following have in common: keeper Vincenzo Fiorillo (Sampdoria), fullback Francesco Renzetti (Genoa), center-half Giuseppe Bellusci (Catania), midfielders Fabio Sciacca (Catania) and Andrea Poli (Sampdoria), and strikers Abel Hernández (Palermo), Guido Marilungo (Sampdoria) and Alberto Paloschi (Parma)?
Inter Milan claimed their fourth successive Scudetto on Saturday night without kicking a ball, after AC Milan were beaten 2-1 by Udinese.
AC Milan's slim Serie A title hopes remain alive, after Sunday's 2-0 victory at Catania closed the gap on city rivals Inter to seven points, with four matches and a possible 12 points still remaining.
Inter Milan opened a 10-point gap on city rivals AC Milan with a 2-0 win over Lazio in the San Siro on Saturday night.
A goal deep in injury time from Danish substitute Christian Poulsen gave 10-man Juventus a vital 2-1 win at Catania on Sunday, keeping alive their slim hopes of winning the Serie A title.
Defending champions Inter Milan have increased their Serie A lead over AC Milan after a convincing 3-0 win at struggling Lecce, while their city rivals are held 1-1 at the San Siro by rock-bottom Reggina.
Inter Milan have extended their lead at the top of the Serie A table following a 2-0 win at Catania on Wednesday, despite playing for an hour with just 10 men.
Alessandro Del Piero pointed the way as Juventus won 3-1 at Atalanta on Sunday to move within six points of Serie A leaders Inter Milan.
AC Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso has undergone successful knee surgery and is expected to be out of action for six months.
Inter Milan are now nine points clear at the top of Serie A after a crushing 3-0 victory at rivals Lazio on Saturday evening.
Juventus stepped up their Serie A title challenge with a 4-0 rout of Reggina in Turin on Saturday night.
AC Milan went top of Serie A for the first time this season after a late own-goal by Argentine forward German Denis gave them a 1-0 victory over 10-man Napoli at the San Siro on Sunday.
Jose Mourinho's reign at Inter Milan suffered another setback on Wednesday night as the defending Italian champions were held 0-0 away to Fiorentina.
Ronaldinho celebrated his first league start for Milan by scoring the only goal of the game to give the Rossoneri a 1-0 derby win over Inter and send the Serie A champions crashing to their first defeat of the season.
Inter Milan clinched a third successive Italian Serie A title in the final match of the season on Sunday, as Zlatan Ibrahimovic came off the bench to net both goals in a 2-0 win at Parma that condemned the home side to relegation.
Juventus captain Alessandro Del Piero scored twice as they ended the Serie A season with a 3-3 draw at Sampdoria on Saturday.
Holders AS Roma drew 1-1 with Sicilians Catania on Thursday to earn a spot in the Coppa Italia final against Inter Milan for a fourth straight year.
Roma kept the Serie A title race alive for another week at least with a 4-1 thrashing of Torino.
Adrian Mutu's 14th league goal of the season gave Fiorentina a 2-1 Serie-A victory over Catania on Sunday, sending them back into fourth place in the table and maintaining their hopes of a place in next season's Champions League.
Albert Paloschi came off the AC Milan bench and scored with his first touch on his Serie A debut to give them a 1-0 home win over Siena.
AS Roma kept their Serie A title hopes alive with a 2-0 home win over Reggina on Saturday.
Alberto Gilardino scored the only goal to help Milan claim their second victory in four days with a vital 1-0 win at Reggina -- a result that lifts them up to sixth place in Serie A with a match in hand.
Inter Milan saw their Serie A lead eroded after being held 0-0 at Udinese on Sunday, with the Italian champions playing most of the match with only 10 men.
Villarreal held Barcelona to a goalless draw on Thursday night in the first leg of their Spanish Cup quarterfinal.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice in the closing minutes to rescue Italian Seria A leaders Inter Milan from impending defeat and give them a 3-2 win at home to Parma.
European champions AC Milan crashed out of the Coppa Italia at the round of 16 stage on Wednesday night after a 1-1 draw at Catania.
Juventus claimed second place in Italy's Serie A after Alessandro Del Piero's last-gasp penalty earned the Turin side a 1-1 draw away to Catania on Saturday.
Palermo moved into seventh place in Serie-A with a 2-0 home win over Fiorentina.
Italian league leaders Inter Milan maintained their three-point advantage over Roma with a 2-0 victory at Fiorentina on Sunday.
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Struggling European champions AC Milan have been beaten 1-0 at home by Empoli to slip 10 points behind city rivals Inter, who won 1-0 at Reggina on Saturday, in the Serie A title race.
AC Milan's winless streak in Serie A stretched to five games as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Catania.
Chievo Verona were relegated from Serie A at the end of a nerve-jangling final day in Italy, after starting as one of five sides who could have dropped down to Serie B.
Lazio and AC Milan secured places in the Champions League qualifying round thanks to Empoli's defeat in Serie A on Sunday.
Ascoli drew 3-3 with Catania on Wednesday to keep alive their slim hopes of staying in Serie A next season.
Stewards will be in charge of security inside Italian soccer stadiums next season, leaving police to control fans outside, government and sports officials said Thursday.
Inter Milan's 11-match winning run away from home came to a halt at Reggina on Saturday when Roberto Mancini's Italian league leaders could only manage a 0-0 draw.
Inter Milan's record 17-match winning streak in Serie A came to an end when they were held 1-1 by Udinese on Wednesday.
Third-placed Palermo's indifferent Serie A form continued as they drew 1-1 at Atalanta on Saturday.
Sicily-based Serie A team Catania lost an appeal on Thursday against the ban imposed on their Massimino stadium.
Only six Italian football stadiums have been given the all-clear to stage matches this weekend with fans in attendance, the interior ministry has announced.
Italy's government announced new security measures for football stadiums on Monday, raising hopes that matches could resume this weekend, as the nation mourned the death of a policeman killed by rioting fans.
Italian football has come to a standstill after the killing of a policeman during clashes at a Serie A local derby between Catania and Palermo on Friday evening.
The death of policeman Filippo Raciti in crowd trouble following a Serie A match on Friday has left Italians wondering whether football authorities can ever get violence in stadiums under control.
A police officer was killed Friday after fans rioted at a game between two Sicilian teams, prompting the Italian football federation to suspend all Serie A and B matches this weekend.
Inter Milan maintained their 11-point cushion at the top of Serie A when they beat Sampdoria 2-0 on Sunday.
Palermo's in-form Brazilian striker Amauri is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after damaging cruciate ligaments in his right knee, the Sicilian Serie A club said on Wednesday.
Inter Milan claimed their 10th consecutive league triumph on Wednesday, a 2-0 win at Lazio maintaining their seven-point lead in Serie A.
Serie A leaders Inter Milan beat Empoli 3-0 on Sunday to notch up their eighth league win in a row and match their best winning run in Italy's top flight.
Hernan Crespo volleyed home a fourth minute winner as Inter Milan beat bottom club Reggina 1-0 at the San Siro to move three points clear at the top of the Serie-A table.
Dejan Stankovic scored a goal in each half to send Inter Milan back to the top of Serie A with a 2-1 win over Catania on Sunday.
AC Milan lost their 100 percent winning start to the Serie A season when they drew 0-0 at Livorno on Saturday.
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