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Sassuolo’s Italian midfielder Francesco Magnanelli (L) and Inter Milan’s Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku (2ndL) go for the ball during the Italian Serie A football match Sassuolo vs Inter Milan on October 20, 2019 at the Mapei stadium in Reggio-Emilia. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA / AFP)

Inter Milan keep pace with Juventus as Ranieri’s Sampdoria hold Roma

Inter Milan held off a late Sassuolo surge to win 4-3 and keep pace with leaders Juventus in Serie A on Sunday as Claudio Ranieri settled for a goalless draw against former club Roma in his first game as Sampdoria coach.
Fernando Llorente scored a brace as Napoli eased past Lecce 4-1 to keep in touch with leaders Inter Milan and second-placed Juventus in Serie A on Sunday, while Edin Dzeko struck a stoppage-time winner for Roma.

Fernando Llorente brace keeps Napoli on track in Serie A

Fernando Llorente scored a brace as Napoli eased past Lecce 4-1 to keep in touch with leaders Inter Milan and second-placed Juventus in Serie A on Sunday, while Edin Dzeko struck a stoppage-time winner for Roma.

Dzeko commits to Roma with three-year contract extension

Bosnian international striker Edin Dzeko has ended speculation about his future by signing a new three-year contract with Roma, the Serie A club announced.
Inter say they will need to take their time in their pursuit of Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku.

Inter remaining patient in hunt for Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku

The Belgium international has been identified as a key target by new boss Antonio Conte who was keen to sign Lukaku during his spell in charge at Chelsea before the player plumped for Old Trafford.
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Roberto Mancini: Marco Verratti is great even though he looks tiny

Marco Verratti is a great player for Italy even though he looks "small and tiny", says coach Roberto Mancini.
Jim Pallotta

Roma: Daniele De Rossi didn’t get Eusebio Di Francesco fired – Jim Pallotta

Roma owner Jim Pallotta has insisted that stars such as Daniele De Rossi, Kostas Manolas, Aleksandar Kolarov and Edin Dzeko did not conspire to get former coach Eusebio Di Francesco sacked.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Edin Dzeko have caused defenders plenty of problems down the years, with Inter’s Milan Skriniar the latest to talk up their obvious qualities.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Edin Dzeko earn top billing from Serie A rival Milan Skriniar

Cristiano Ronaldo and Edin Dzeko have caused defenders plenty of problems down the years, with Inter’s Milan Skriniar the latest to talk up their obvious qualities.
Jordi Alba's mistakes resulted in Liverpool's first two goals in their Champions League win over Barcelona. AP Photo-Dave Thompson

Liverpool beat Barcelona and the greatest Champions League comebacks in history

Sensational comebacks are increasingly a staple of the modern Champions League and Liverpool arguably topped them all on Tuesday.
Former Inter forward Antonio Cassano has claimed that out-of-favour striker Mauro Icardi does nothing if he doesn't score.

Antonio Cassano: Mauro Icardi does nothing if he doesn’t score

Former Inter forward Antonio Cassano has claimed that out-of-favour striker Mauro Icardi "does nothing if he doesn't score".
Roma suffered a 2-1 road loss to SPAL, and new manager Claudio Ranieri reacted strongly to the possibility that the club will miss out on Champions League qualification next season.

Claudio Ranieri’s Champions League ambitions dented by SPAL

Claudio Ranieri’s Roma fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at struggling SPAL on Saturday, missing a golden opportunity to close the gap on Champions League rivals Inter Milan and AC Milan.

Eden Dzeko’s 95th-minute winner rescues Roma against lowly Frosinone

Edin Dzeko snatched a 95th-minute winner for a double on the night as Roma rescued a 3-2 come-from-behind win against lowly Frosinone on Saturday to keep in touch with the Champions League places.
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring a penalty during the italian Serie A football match Lazio Roma vs Juventus on January 27, 2019 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO - AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo late winner pulls ‘worst’ Juventus 11 points clear

Cristiano Ronaldo converted a penalty to seal a hard-fought 2-1 win for Juventus against Lazio in Rome on Sunday to pull 11 points clear in Serie A.
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Roma close in on Champions League last 16 with win over CSKA Moscow

Roma inched closer to a place in the knockout stages of the Champions League on Wednesday thanks to a hard-fought 2-1 win over 10-man CSKA Moscow in the Luzhniki Stadium.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 400th career goal on Saturday, the first player in Europe’s top five leagues to hit the mark.

Allegri hails Ronaldo’s leadership skills as Juventus wins match against Cagliari

Massimiliano Allegri praised Cristiano Ronaldo’s leadership skills as Juventus beat Cagliari 3-1 for their 10th win in 11 games to maintain their six-point cushion at the top of Serie A on Saturday.

Roma’s Edin Dzeko keen to return to the Premier League

The ex-Manchester City star was on the verge of joining Chelsea in a double-deal with Emerson Palmieri in January but the deal collapsed late on and the Blues signed Olivier Giroud instead.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi is at a separate table compared to the rest of the world and FIFA's Best award is a lie, according to team-mate Jordi Alba.

Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho impress as Barcelona blow away Tottenham

Lionel Messi appears a man on a mission in the Champions League this season after making it five goals in two games following Barcelona’s 4-2 win over Tottenham on Wednesday.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gives instructions to his players during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Madrid CF at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on September 15, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - LLUIS GENE

Roma reeling after Chievo stalemate before Real Madrid trip

Eusebio Di Francesco's Roma threw away a two-goal lead as tailenders Chievo snatched a 2-2 draw in the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to deliver a blow to the side from the capital before their daunting midweek trip to Champions League holders Real Madrid.
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Roma’s Kevin Strootman in talks with Marseille – coach

Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco has confirmed that Kevin Strootman is discussing terms with Marseille and could move to the Ligue 1 club this week.

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