Giroud secures AC Milan ticket for Champions League, Spalletti leaves Naples
Juventus has been pushed a little further into the quagmire by AC Milan. The team from Turin was told Monday that it received a 10-point deduction and suffered a defeat against the Milanese (0-1) at home Sunday night.
With the defeat, Juventus is certain to miss out on a Champions League ticket. It is the first time since 2011 that Juventus has not competed in the billion-dollar ball.
In a match that did not deserve the beauty prize, Olivier Giroud beautifully headed in a Davide Calabria cross in the 40th minute. With the win, Milan did qualify for the Champions League.
Dutch champion Napoli played a 2-2 draw against Bologna. Victor Osimhen scored both goals for Napoli.
It hung in the air for a while, but on Sunday night it was finally announced that success coach Luciano Spalletti is leaving Napoli. The coach would like a sabbatical. The president of the new national champion, Aurelio De Laurentiis, announced this on television.