Napoli failed to take full advantage of Italian Serie A soccer leader Juventus’s loss to Roma by drawing 0-0 with Sampdoria. Paris-Saint Germain’s lead in France was cut to three points after it lost at Sochaux.
Thomas DiBenedetto, who heads a group of U.S. investors that became majority owners of AS Roma in August, gives his impressions of the three-time Italian soccer champion. The Americans bought 67 percent of the club and partnered with Italy’s largest bank UniCredit, which took control of the team in July 2010 because of debts owed to it by the former owners.
AC Milan rebounded from last week’s defeat to local rival Inter to beat Novara 3-0 and maintain the pressure on Juventus in Italian soccer’s Serie A. Three teams are tied atop German’s Bundesliga after Borussia Dortmund won 5- 1 at Hamburg.