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Week 17 was the clearest indication yet that this season will be on a knife edge at the top and bottom of the table, writes Susy Campanale.
Marek Hamsik wrote his name in Napoli history books by matching Diego Maradona, as Dan White pays tribute to the captain.
Samir Handanovic has never played in the Champions League, but his loyalty to Inter might finally pay off this season, writes Billy Wilkinson.
Simone Inzaghi’s Lazio have found their level and would be foolish to not go all out for the Europa League, writes Jack Stevens. 
At first glance Ludogorets might seem a simple draw for Milan, but Richard Hall sees hidden dangers in the Europa League giant-killers.
The Partenopei must use their full squad for what should be an immensely-entertaining tie against RB Leipzig, writes Vilizar Yakimov.
Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League Round of 16 is an opportunity for Roma and even Napoli to take revenge, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
Their Champions League experience just about make Juventus favourites to beat Tottenham Hotspur, writes Richard Thomas.
It was a weekend of dire draws, but some sides tried harder than others to break that deadlock, writes Susy Campanale.
Not exactly a feast for neutrals, the goalless draw between Juventus and Inter would be considered by some the ideal tactical stalemate, writes Emmet Gates.
Limited coaching options capable of elevating the current Milan side means Gennaro Gattuso is the best fit moving forward, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Juventus have rarely embraced Brazilian players, but Douglas Costa could be an exception, writes Emmet Gates.
Mauro Icardi has had his fair share of controversy and made some bad decisions, but Richard Hall sees beyond that to a potential Inter legend.
Maurizio Sarri’s football depends on consistency, writes Jack Stevens, and that cost him the Champions League, but could it damage Scudetto prospects too?
Roma did a remarkable job topping their Champions League group, but Andrea Tallarita believes their achievement should not be overstated.
If Juventus want to be considered among Europe's elite, they should be more pro-active in their Champions League games, argues Jamie Thorn.
All chains in football are finite, writes Susy Campanale, including Napoli unbeaten runs, Benevento losing streaks and Juventus title celebrations.
Andre Silva can’t get a start despite Nikola Kalinic’s struggles, proving the Portugal star has been misused at Milan, writes Matthew Santangelo.