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It's a fine line between bold choices and being reckless, but Eusebio Di Francesco and Roma crossed it against Liverpool, writes Emmet Gates
The Capital club have defied expectation in Europe and should be confident ahead of their semi-final against Liverpool, writes Nick Valerio.
Financial restrictions and the need to comply with FFP put Roma in a bind, making the decision to sell Mohamed Salah more unfortunate than anything else, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Juventus played for a draw, but Napoli and Kalidou Koulibaly ensured it's game on for the title race, not game over, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi
With Juventus and Napoli set to lock horns in a mouth-watering Scudetto showdown, Vilizar Yakimov wonders which version of Gonzalo Higuain we’ll see
Max Allegri and Maurizio Sarri may both have forged their reputations in the lower leagues but, as Gaby McKay explains, they have very different philosophies.
The Scudetto race was transformed in just 10 minutes, so Napoli visit Juventus knowing the tide could turn in their favour, explains Emmet Gates
With the Champions League gone and Napoli closing in, Juventus simply cannot afford to get the Scudetto showdown wrong, writes Adam Digby.
Inter destroyed Cagliari to show again just what they are capable of, but Richard Hall knows we've been here before and will be again
Andrea Belotti has battled injuries and difficult form, but Milan should still take a hard look at him, writes Matthew Santangelo
This was the period of the season when Napoli were meant to be at their sharpest compared to Juventus, but Daryl Hammond sees the opposite.
Gigi Buffon must find a way to both express his passion and calm the media frenzy that risks damaging his reputation, writes Richard Thomas.
After a week of stunning European turnarounds, Roma and Lazio go head-to-head in an extremely high stakes Derby della Capitale, writes Emmet Gates
In recent weeks, the unstoppable Napoli juggernaut has started to creak, as Richard Hall notes they need the fresh legs of Arkadiusz Milik.
Simone Inzaghi is a brilliant Coach, but his attacking mentality means Lazio tend to crumble defensively, argues Ramez Nathan
Italian teams give their best with backs against the wall, but Roma and Juventus proved being proactive rather than reactive does work, writes Emmet Gates
Controversial penalty call aside, Juventus dug themselves an avoidable hole with their first leg performance, argues Matthew Santangelo
That last-gasp penalty for Real Madrid proved interpretation goes more along party lines than ever. Susy Campanale understands both sides

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