# Napoli

Last month
May 2023
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This year
# Denied
Napoli miss chance to win Serie A with Salernitana draw
Runaway leaders Napoli needed to win to secure their third league crown with six games remaining in the season.
# uninspired
Floundering Juventus stunned as disastrous season continues
The Turin outfit were beaten 1-0 by modest Sassuolo to remain stuck in seventh in Serie A.
# Advantage
Bennacer gives Milan first blood in Champions League derby with Napoli
Algeria midfielder Bennacer lashed in the decisive strike five minutes before half-time.
# Opinion
Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Champions League
Manchester City and other contenders who will fancy their chances.
# on fire
Osmihen's incredible season continues as Napoli close in on last 8
The Serie A leaders were too good for Eintracht Frankfurt on the night.
# Boost
Dynamic duo strike again for Serie A's runaway leaders
It looks only a matter of time before Luciano Spalletti’s rampant side secure a Scudetto dreamed of by Napoli fans since the days of Diego Maradona.
# On the rise
Teenage starlet shines for Bayern, Napoli's extraordinary season continues
Jamal Musiala sealed a controversial 4-2 away win at Wolfsburg for the league leaders.
# Sensational
Thrilling Napoli thrash Juventus to boost hopes of historic Serie A title
Luciano Spalletti’s free-flowing team cruised to a 5-1 victory to move 10 points clear at the top.
# Wrap
Dzeko hands Napoli first defeat to crack open Serie A title race, Milik saves Juve at Cremonese
Second-placed AC Milan were the main beneficiaries of their local rivals’ win at the San Siro.
Last year
# Winning
Liverpool end Napoli's 21-game unbeaten run but fall short of top spot
Late goals from Mohamed Salah and Darwin Nunez secured a morale-boosting win for Jurgen Klopp’s men.
# Wrap
Spurs held in Germany, on song Napoli hit six against Ajax
Meanwhile, Inter MIlan claimed a hard-fought 1-0 win over Barcelona.
Napoli draw with Lecce to leave Roma on Serie A summit
In Wednesday’s other games, Juventus beat Spezia 2-0 while Empoli and Verona played out a 1-1 draw.
# Disruption
Ugly scenes as fan violence brings Serie A game to a temporary halt
DAZN reported that Napoli fans had caused some problems in La Spezia before the match.
# Leading The Way
Former Arsenal striker fires AC Milan to top of Serie A
Olivier Giroud scored the winner against Napoli.
# Prolific
Premier League-linked Vlahovic continues remarkable form in Fiorentina win
A dramatic Italian Cup quarter-final saw three red cards.
All time
# reported interest
Villa boss Gerrard doesn't want to lose on-loan Man United defender Tuanzebe amid Napoli links
The 24-year-old has played just eight minutes since his current manager was appointed in November.
Diego Maradona's brother Hugo dies aged 52
The former Argentine youth international midfielder played in Italy, Austria, Spain, Argentina and Japan.
# title race
Serie A leaders Inter continue winning run, Napoli stunned by Spezia
A 4-2 win at Empoli moved AC Milan into second.
# title race
Napoli survive late scare to squeeze past AC Milan and reignite title push
Luciano Spalletti’s injury-ravaged side are four points behind champions Inter Milan.
# Europa League
Barcelona to play Napoli in Europa League knockout play-offs
The draw also saw Rangers handed a tricky assignment against Borussia Dortmund.
# Upset
AC Milan crash to shock loss
Sassuolo emerged worthy winners at the San Siro after recovering from Alessio Romagnoli’s 21st-minute header.
# Blow
Napoli star suffers face fractures after sickening head clash
Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen left the San Siro field 10 minutes after half-time
# Drama
Jose Mourinho sent off as Napoli's 100% start finally ends
The draw means Roma keep the record for the most wins from the start of a Serie A season.
# Calcio
Osimhen on the double as Napoli surge back to top of Serie A
In the other early game, Ciro Immobile snatched a point for Lazio at Torino with a 91st-minute penalty.
# Europa League
Leicester give up two-goal lead against Napoli, Rangers beaten at home by Lyon
Osimhen completed Napoli’s comeback as they recovered from 2-0 down.
# Woe
Juventus struggle as post-Ronaldo era begins
Kalidou Koulibaly scored a late winner as a 2-1 triumph for Napoli put them top of Serie A.
# Controversy
Lazio's new signing comes under fire for singing anti-fascist song
The club have defended Elseid Hysaj.
# like a fine wine
38-year-old legend of Italian football signs on for another season
Fabio Quagliarella has penned a one-year contract extension with Sampdoria.
# Back in business
Former Inter boss named as new Napoli coach
Spalletti, 62, returns to the dugout for the first time since leaving Inter in 2019.
# Serie A
Juventus and AC Milan qualify for Champions League, Napoli miss out
Earlier on Sunday Ashley Young was on target as Inter Milan celebrated their Serie A title in front of 1,000 supporters.
# Icon
'He has always stood up for us' - Napoli honour Maradona amid Europa League win
Players stepped out onto the pitch wearing his number 10 jersey before their victory over Rijeka.
Napoli handed 3-0 defeat and docked one point for Juventus no-show
Gennaro Gattuso’s side didn’t travel following instructions from health authorities in the Campania region.
# Genius
Lionel Messi brilliance helps Barcelona into Champions League last 8
The Argentine international scored and won a penalty, to set up a mouth-watering tie with German champions Bayern Munich on Friday.
# Big Money
Napoli smash club-transfer record for €50m Nigerian striker Osimhen
The 21-year-old arrives in Serie A from Lille.
# maiden trophy
'There's a God of football,' says Gattuso as Napoli land sixth Italian Cup
Gennaro Gattuso won his first trophy as a manager last night.
# Shootout Success
Napoli beat Juventus on penalties to claim Italian Cup glory
A maiden coaching trophy for Gennaro Gattuso.
# Late Drama
Joy for Gattuso, as 94th-minute goal sees Napoli finally end 8-game winless run
A last-gasp effort from Macedonian midfielder Elif Elmas secured a comeback 2-1 win at Sassuolo.
# rino
Napoli name Gattuso as new manager a day after sacking Ancelotti
The Serie A club parted ways with their head coach despite qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League last night.
# Report
Liverpool's Champions League group to go down to the wire after draw with Napoli
Dejan Lovren’s header rescued a point for Jurgen Klopp’s side.