Fiorentina paid emotional tributes to their captain Davide Astori before and during Sunday's 1-0 win over Benevento at Stadio Artemio Franchi.
The Serie A club were playing their first game since Astori died suddenly in his sleep at the team hotel last week.
Fans unveiled banners in Astori's honour and players warmed up in shirts bearing his name and number, while the match was halted in the 13th minute for a sustained round of applause.
Vitor Hugo headed the only goal of the game in the 25th minute...
Benevento's Serie A fixture with Cagliari has been put back 24 hours because the Pope is due to visit the Campania city when the game was originally scheduled to be played.
The Serie A strugglers had been due to meet their relegation rivals at 6 p.m. on March 17, but with the head of the Roman Catholic Church in town, it was feared security forces would be hard pressed to cover both events.
As a result, the Serie A fixture will now take place on Sunday, March 18 at 3 p.m. Udinese's match with Sassuolo,...
Two goals in three second-half minutes helped Inter Milan to a 2-0 victory at home to Benevento and moved them up to third in the Serie A table -- despite jeers from their own fans.
Chances had been at a premium in a poor first half, but Slovakian Milan Skriniar broke the deadlock in the 66th minute and a quick-fire second from Andrea Ranocchia sealed the points.
Inter, who have the derby against AC Milan next weekend, started dismally and it took less than seven minutes for the first jeers to rain...