Since the end of September, no one had been better in Serie A than Atalanta. Relying on a long list of promising young players, many of them developed in the club's youth academy, Atalanta had put together six consecutive wins and a nine-match unbeaten streak. The Bergamo club's streak ended Saturday with a 3-1 loss at Juventus, the five-time defending Italian champion.
Leicester City's title-winning boss Claudio Ranieri has been shortlisted for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award alongside Zinedine Zidane and Fernando Santos. Ranieri defied odds of 5000/1 to lead the Foxes to their first Premier League title last season, his team finishing 10 points ahead of Arsenal after a remarkable run of form. Zidane is named for guiding Real Madrid to an 11th European Cup/Champions League title.
Dec 3 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the Serie A matches on Saturday Saturday, December 3 Juventus 3 Atalanta Bergamo 1 Friday, December 2 Napoli 3 Inter Milan 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Juventus 15 12