Serie A 2016/17 – Week 1 Roundup: Goals galore in Italy as Higuain gets off the mark

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Disproving widespread preconceptions that football in Italy is still a defensive game, top flight action got back underway on the peninsula with 3.2 goals per game. The 2016-17 Serie A season got underway with a bang at the weekend, with 32 goals being scored in the opening round of fixtures. Despite jibes about his weight, Juventus‘ record signing More...

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AC Milan 1-3 Roma: Giallorossi punish sloppy Rossoneri

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Napoli¬†beat Frosinone 4-0 at the Stadio San Paolo on Saturday evening to finish second in Serie A. Marek Hamsik opened the scoring before the break after the Canarini had a man sent off before Gonzalo Higuain netted More...

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