Italy

Juventus board of directors resign amid allegation of financial wrongdoing

It has been announced via a club press release that the Juventus board of directors has resigned immediately, including long-time club president Andrea Agnelli. Amid investigations into the Turin-based club’s finances, it was deemed necessary that the entire board “forego their office” to aid with the investigations. Juventus has endured a torturous season in 2022, and it seems to only be getting worse. 

The making of Weston McKennie: How America's most unique talent reached the top — and the team behind the scenes who helped him along the way

Weston McKennie is one of soccer's most unique talents. Even on the world's biggest stage, the 24-year-old American stands out in the middle of the pitch with his all-action style, covering every blade of grass, arriving first to every contested ball and occasionally looking like a one-man midfield out there.

But Weston would be the first to admit that his meteoric rise to playing for Italy's biggest club and representing his country on the world’s stage is grounded in the help, commitment and sacrifice of teammates, family, friends, and coaches.

Socios hoy, enemigos mañana: Chucky Lozano asiste a Zieliński en nuevo triunfo del Napoli

La Spallettineta no se detiene. Napoli, líder de la Serie A, venció 3-2 a Udinese y registró su undécima victoria consecutiva en el torneo. El mexicano Hirving Lozano fue titular y aportó con una asistencia que permitió el lucimiento del polaco Piotr Zieliński, hoy compañero de equipo, pero desde mañana enemigo mundialista.

Asistencia de Chucky Lozano vs. Udinese

La conexión Lozano - Zieliński se produjo en el 2-0 parcial, sobre la media hora de juego.

Al Chucky Lozano lo dejaron tirar un penal y asistió al "amigo y rival" Zieliński en victoria del Napoli

Napoli consiguió su décima victoria consecutiva en la Serie A y se consolidó en el liderato de la Serie A con el mexicano Hirving Lozano como gran protagonista. I Partenopei venció al Empoli 2-0, con el Chucky convirtiendo la apertura de la cuenta y asistiendo al polaco Piotr Zieliński en el segundo.

Gol de Chucky Lozano vs. Empoli

Lozano ingresó desde la banca al 64' con el partido 0-0- y cinco minutos después dejó su huella en el marcador, convirtiendo desde el punto penal.

Another American goes down: USMNT dealt Weston McKennie injury blow

There's more unfortunate news for the USMNT midfield with just 22 days to go until lining up against Wales: Weston McKennie, after coming off injured at the start of the second half during Juventus' 1-0 win over Lecce on Saturday, has been diagnosed with a thigh injury that'll keep him out for over two weeks.

Arsenal goal celebration pays tribute to Pablo Marí after supermarket stabbing

Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League on Sunday with a commanding 5-0 victory over Nottingham Forest at the Emirates, and the Gunners dedicated their win to on-loan defender Pablo Marí, who was stabbed Thursday during an attack in an Italian supermarket that left one dead and five injured.

Watch: Nicolò Fagioli scores outrageous curler for Juventus

There have been very few bright spots for Juventus this season. On the back of the club’s humiliation in the Champions League midweek, a host of injuries forced manager Massimiliano Allegri’s hand as he utilized many of his younger players against Lecce. His faith was rewarded by Nicolò Fagioli, who scored a stunning goal to give the Bianconeri a 1-0 win. 

Arsenal loanee Pablo Mari was stabbed in his back while doing grocery shopping

Monza soccer player Pablo Mari has been stabbed along with at least four other people in a shopping mall in the town of Assago outside Milan, news agency ANSA reported on Thursday.

The BBC said a 46-year-old suspect has been detained and the motive for the attack in a supermarket was not clear. Italian police said one person had died, a Bolivian national.

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