Napoli were on Thursday held to a 1-1 draw by Juventus which left them lagging behind in the Serie A title race, on a day in which the dominant topic was the coronavirus cloud hanging over the league.
Barcelona will face Napoli in the Europa League knockout round play-off stage after the Catalan giants crashed out in the Champions League group stage for the first time since the 2000-01 season.
Inter Milan's defence of their Serie A title will be tested again on Sunday as they await league leaders Napoli hoping to close the seven-point gap between themselves and top spot.
Juventus travel to one of their biggest rivals on Saturday as they return from the international break hoping to rebound from the dispiriting opening two weeks of the season which have left serious question marks hanging over their Serie A title credentials.
Leicester City will face Napoli in this season's Europa League, while Celtic found themselves in a tough section alongside Bayer Leverkusen and Real Betis in Friday's draw for the group stage.
8 May 2021
Victor Osimhen scored twice as Napoli beat Spezia 4-1 to move second in Serie A on Saturday to keep in the chase for a return to Champions League football next season.
16 Apr 2021
Antonio Conte's Inter Milan take their title push to Napoli on Sunday looking to extend their winning streak as Juventus travel to Champions League rivals Atalanta.
9 Mar 2021
Nigeria have called up Napoli striker Victor Osimhen for next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho after a difficult time in Italy, officials said Tuesday.
22 Feb 2021
Napoli forward Victor Osimhen was hospitalised on Sunday after losing consciousness following a knock to the head in Sunday's 4-2 defeat to Atalanta in Serie A.
29 Jan 2021
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso on Thursday furiously dismissed talk about his future as the Italian Cup holders advanced to the semi-finals with a 4-2 win over Spezia.
24 Dec 2020
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso believes his struggles with an eye disease has had an impact on the team who extended their winless run in Serie A to three games with a 1-1 draw against Torino on Wednesday.
23 Dec 2020
Napoli on Tuesday won their appeal after being handed a 3-0 defeat and a one-point deduction for failing to turn up to play Juventus because of coronavirus cases.