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Having gained an advantage over Borussia Dortmund, Juventus now turn their attention to the big showdown in Rome. Luca Cetta writes.
With Norberto Neto set to be thrown back into the Fiorentina side against Tottenham, Giancarlo Rinaldi analyses his complex Viola situation.
Empoli’s Massimo Maccarone underlined credentials as Serie A’s in-form striker with another two goals against Chievo. Livio Caferoglu on Week 24’s best.
A rare Derby della Lanterna draw, Atalanta set a new Juventus record, Inter's best run and reliable Duvan Zapata in Susy Campanale's stats round-up.
As Ciro Immobile returns to Turin, Luca Cetta recalls the list of players to have represented both Juventus and Borussia Dortmund.
Parma’s problems were laid bare this weekend, but Empoli provide optimism as their unexpected survival surge continues, explains Alasdair Mackenzie.
Giacomo Bonaventura’s strike and Giampaolo Pazzini’s penalty gave Filippo Inzaghi a little bit of breathing room, writes Sam Lewis.
Xherdan Shaqiri signed for €12m in January but is already living up to expectations at Inter, writes Varun Mathure after watching him at Celtic Park.
After three defeats in their last five games, Igli Tare’s assertion that Lazio will soon be fighting for the title seems naïve, says Alasdair Mackenzie.
Borussia Dortmund will be a priority, but Luca Cetta says the schedule dictates Juventus must remain focused on Serie A and Atalanta.
In the midst of a poor run of form, Roma begin a pivotal two week period on Thursday that could define their season, writes Aman Sehdev.
After an influx of new signings in January, Luca Persico questions whether Sampdoria have compromised their approach.
After another apathetic Milan showing, the Rossoneri could be already be looking toward a summer of change, writes Sam Lewis.
It was a minnow minefield of a round with Juventus trailing, Roma stalling and Napoli plummeting as Susy Campanale rounds up the Serie A stats.
Fredy Guarin’s flawless display during Inter’s romp at Atalanta sees him crowned Week 23’s best performer in Serie A. Livio Caferoglu explains his choice.
With Inter already under UEFA’s FFP microscope, Varun Mathure wonders which players could leave the Nerazzurri this summer.  
 Roma welcome a genuine goal threat to the Olimpico in the form of Seydou Doumbia. Aman Sehdev looks at the African Champion's credentials.
Once prone to lapses, Leonardo Bonucci has emerged as Juventus’ defensive leader, writes Luca Cetta.