Atalanta maintained their push for a European spot by defeating relegation-threatened Crotone 1-0 in Serie A on Saturday.
It was more difficult than Atalanta perhaps expected, but Andrea Conti scored to propel Atalanta into fourth spot, three points above Inter Milan, who Bologna on Sunday, and four above Lazio, who visit struggling Empoli later.
Crotone had a late goal ruled out for offside and remained 19th, nine points from safety.
It took until the 34th minute for the first shot of the match,...
Defensive midfielder Carlos Carmona has left Serie A club Atalanta to join MLS expansion team Atlanta United.
Atlanta announced the signing on Monday and used targeted allocation money in the deal.
Carmona, 29, played for Chile at the past two World Cups and has earned 47 caps. He comes to MLS after nine seasons in Italy, playing for Reggina and Atalanta.
"Carlos brings veteran leadership and a versatile skillset to our club," Atlanta United president Darren Eales said in a statement. "He fits in...
Juventus extended their Serie A lead to six points after a 1-0 defeat of Inter Milan in the Derby d'Italia at the Juventus Stadium on Sunday.
Juan Cuadrado's stunning long-range strike just before the break proved the only goal the hosts would need so sink their arch rivals in a tense affair which produced seven yellow cards on the day.
Juventus twice hit the post in the first half as they looked most likely to break through, and were rewarded for their persistence by the Colombia international...