Qualification for the Champions League knockouts was there for the taking for the Giallorossi, but Rudi Garcia's men blew their chance against a weakened Manchester City side.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The EPL champion advanced after closing its group phase campaign with back-to-back wins over Bayern Munich and Roma.
The Citizens were forced to work extremely hard but goals from Samir Nasri and Pablo Zabaleta ensured they would be in the hat for the Champions League last 16
The former Milan star wants to see the side back at the top of Serie A.
While the English side has its house in order after being fined earlier this year, Roma is currently under investigation.
City will be missing a slew of players, including Sergio Aguero, for the crucial group stage finale.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The Serie A champions advanced to the Champions League knockout stage with a 0-0 draw against Atletico but missed out on winning the group.
The Italian champions secured a Champions League last-16 berth thanks to a 0-0 draw against last year's finalists but remain a long way off the standard required.
The teams played to a stalemate in Turin, ensuring Los Rojiblancos advance as the winner of Group A, with the Bianconeri going through as runner up.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Genoa moved up to third in Serie A thanks to a win over Milan.
Simone Verdi and Daniele Rugani put the visiting side in complete control but Rafael Benitez's men nicked a point thanks to Duvan Zapata and Jonathan de Guzman.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
The Argentine hobbled off after suffering an injury in the first minute of City's win over the Toffees and will play no part in the Champions League showdown in Rome
The Partenopei are desperate to add to their attacking options, with Lorenzo Insigne out of actions for up to six months, and are being linked with Manolo Gabbiadini.
Cash and quality have become precious commodities within the Italian game, which is all the more reason to avoid acquiring has beens on high wages.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Goal took in the action at the Stadio Artemio Franchi, where both sides canceled each other out in a bore draw.
The hosts matched their opponents throughout the 90 minutes and were able to hold them to a goalless draw, bringing their run of four straight wins to a halt.
The 38-year-old forward is 39 strikes shy of Silvio Piola's historic haul but the World Cup winner is in no doubt that he still has sufficient time to take top spot.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The striker has scored just one goal from the 10 games he has played for AC Milan but his former Atletico Madrid teammate insists he will shine.
A stunning Viola comeback saw them win 4-2 in the same fixture last season and the current Serie A leader will be determined to prevent another shock.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The 28-year-old center back had an operation to resolve a neurological condition that has sidelined him since the Sept. 13.