Inter Milan laid down an early title marker on Saturday by handing out a 5-1 derby hammering to AC Milan and going it alone at the Serie A summit, while champions Napoli were held 2-2 at promoted Genoa.
Victor Osimhen netted his third goal of the season from the penalty spot 15 minutes into Napoli's first home match since lifting the league title in front of their fans for the third time back in June.
Victor Osimhen started where he left off for Napoli with a brace in Saturday's 3-1 victory at promoted Frosinone which gave the champions a winning start to their Serie A title defence.
Napoli ended their 33-year wait for a Serie A title last season in spectacular fashion by securing it with five games to spare, but with new management and recent history against them, retaining it could be a very tough task. They begin their title defence at promoted Frosinone on Saturday.
Luciano Spalletti will be the new head coach of Italy's national soccer team, the country's football federation said on Friday, replacing Roberto Mancini who resigned on Aug 13.
The Italian Football Federation and Luciano Spalletti have reached an agreement for him to succeed Roberto Mancini as coach of the national team, according to reports in the Italian press on Friday.
South Korea defender Kim Min-jae has joined German side Bayern Munich on a five-year contract from Serie A champions Napoli, the Bundesliga club said on Tuesday.
Ex-Roma boss Garcia, 59, takes over from Luciano Spalletti who left his position after guiding the southern club to their first Scudetto in 33 years.
A 2-0 win over relegated Sampdoria was little more than a hors-d'oeuvre before the real reason fans jammed into the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona -- to see their team lift the trophy for the first time in 33 long years