The Lega Serie A has officially confirmed the dates for next season, with the 2018-19 campaign to begin on August 19.
There will be no break over Christmas this year, with the winter break once again moved to January.
There will be a round of fixtures on Boxing Day [December 26], with more midweek rounds on September 27 and April 3.
No games will be played on the weekends of January 6 and 13 due to the winter break, and the season will end on Sunday May 26.
See the latest Serie A predictions and betting tips with Eurotips.co.uk