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Relegation-battling Lecce halted Napoli’s revival with a shock 3-2 win at the Stadio San Paolo on Sunday, their first Serie A victory at the venue since 1998.

Napoli collapse at home to Lecce

Gianluca Lapadula scored a double as promoted Lecce punished a wasteful Napoli who collapsed to a 3-2 defeat at home in Serie A on Sunday.
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Maurizio Sarri set for Napoli return

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri said he expects an emotional return to his former club Napoli on Sunday as Lazio and Roma prepare for a derby clash in Serie A after both capital-city sides exited the Italian Cup during the week.
Mario Balotelli achieved a unique feat by scoring Serie A’s first goal of the decade again – but the incredible feat was overshadowed by yet more racist abuse.

Mario Balotelli slams Lazio fans as racist abuse overshadows his feat of scoring

Mario Balotelli achieved a unique feat by scoring Serie A’s first goal of the decade again – but the incredible feat was overshadowed by yet more racist abuse.
Romelu Lukaku celebrates Internazionale’s victory over Lecce at the San Siro. Alessandro Sabattini-Getty Images

Romelu Lukaku demands action on racism in Italy

Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku wants Italian football authorities to crack down on racism by following the example of English football and using cameras to identify abusive fans.
Mario Balotelli could leave Brescia in the January transfer window after a turbulent six-month spell, according to club president Massimo Cellino.

Brescia president under-fire for Mario Balotelli ‘black’ joke

Brescia president Massimo Cellino came under fire on Monday after he described Mario Balotelli’s difficult situation at the promoted Serie A club as “black”.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin hits out at Arsenal and Chelsea Europa League final backlash.

We’ve not done enough to tackle racism – UEFA chief

UEFA has come under criticism amid a spate of racist incidents in recent months, ranging from monkey chants aimed at Romelu Lukaku and Mario Balotelli in Italy, to the abuse that was directed at England’s black players during their Euro 2020 qualifier away to Bulgaria in October.
Mario Balotelli could leave Brescia in the January transfer window after a turbulent six-month spell, according to club president Massimo Cellino.

Mario Balotelli free to leave Brescia in January – club president

Mario Balotelli could leave Brescia in the January transfer window after a turbulent six-month spell, according to club president Massimo Cellino.

Italy coach ‘won’t call up Mario Balotelli to make statement against racism’

Italy coach Roberto Mancini has said he will only call up Mario Balotelli if he deserves it for football reasons, not to make a statement against racism.
Inter midfielder Nicolò Barella, who scored the match winning goal against Hellas Verona in the Nerazzurri’s tough 2-1 win in the Serie A tonight, spoke to Italian media outlet InterTV immediately after the final whistle.

Nicolo Barella winner sends Inter Milan top of Serie A

Nicolo Barella scored his first league goal for Inter Milan to secure a 2-1 win over Verona which put Antonio Conte’s side top of Serie A on Saturday.
Italian footballer Mario Balotelli kicked the ball into the stands and threatened to quit Brescia's game at Verona after home fans targeted him with racist chants during Sunday's Serie A clash.

Mario Balotelli threatens to walk off amid racist chant

Italian footballer Mario Balotelli kicked the ball into the stands and threatened to quit Brescia's game at Verona after home fans targeted him with racist chants during Sunday's Serie A clash.
Mario Balotelli kicked a camera in frustration at being substituted against Genoa on Saturday and the furious owner of it has now said he will make Brescia pay for it.

Mario Balotelli destroys camera after being substituted

Mario Balotelli kicked a camera in frustration at being substituted against Genoa on Saturday and the furious owner of it has now said he will make Brescia pay for it.

Ligue 1 club sack player for stealing watch

Nice have sacked Lamine Diaby-Fadiga for stealing teammate Kasper Dolberg wristwatch reportedly worth £62,000.
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Napoli hold off Mario Balotelli’s Brescia to earn narrow win

Napoli survived a second-half fightback from Brescia to move into fourth place in Serie A with a 2-1 home win on Sunday as Mario Balotelli opened his account for the visitors.
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Mario Balotelli scores first Brescia goal in defeat to Napoli

Mario Balotelli scored his first goal for new club Brescia but the promoted northerners still fell to a 2-1 defeat to Napoli in Serie A action on Sunday.
Mario Balotelli has revealed that he wants to stay at Marseille beyond the end of this season and says the club is on another level from Nice.

Mario Balotelli in “great shape” before Brescia debut against Juventus

Mario Balotelli said he was “in great shape” as he prepares to return to Serie A on Tuesday with his first game for his hometown club Brescia against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Italian champions Juventus.
Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen has scored another feat after hitting target for French Ligue 1 side, Lille.

French Ligue 1: Victor Osimhem is first player to score ‘five goals in five...

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has scored another feat after hitting target for French Ligue 1 side, Lille.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has reacted after netting a brace on his Lille debut as they kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a 2-1 win over Nantes.

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen equals Mario Balotelli’s Ligue 1 record

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has staked a claim to achieve one of the best Ligue 1 starts an African player has ever managed.
Mario Balotelli being without a club as a new season approaches is not normal, says Italy head coach Roberto Mancini.

Roberto Mancini: I love Mario Balotelli but I can’t do anything for him anymore

Mario Balotelli being without a club as a new season approaches is "not normal", says Italy head coach Roberto Mancini.

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