ROME (AP) A visit to last-place Crotone was just what Napoli needed to end a three-match losing streak. Roma also won against a lowly opponent, beating Palermo to reclaim second place from AC Milan. Inter Milan, meanwhile, lost its third straight Serie A match to increase the pressure on coach Frank de Boer. Despite losing center forward Manolo Gabbiadini to a red card, 10-man Napoli won 2-1 Sunday to spoil Crotone’s first top-division game in its home stadium. Jose Callejon scored 17 minutes in and Nikola Maksimovic doubled the lead in the 33rd, shortly after Gabbiadini was sent off. Aleandro Rosi pulled one back for Crotone in the 89th. Gabbiadini was on the ground after being fouled by Gian
Oct 22 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the Serie A matches on Saturday Saturday, October 22 AC Milan 1 Juventus 0 Sampdoria 2 Genoa 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Juventus 9 7 0 2 17 6 21 2 AC Milan 9
Manolo Gabbiadini's rapturous welcome at Napoli seemed a world away on Monday as the hapless forward contemplated a suspension to add to his recent woes after his red card in the 2-1 win at Crotone. Largely confined to a substitutes' role last season when he scored nine goals in all competitions, Gabbiadini was handed an unexpected chance for a starting place when first choice forward Arkadiusz Milik suffered a knee injury while playing for Poland. Gabbiadini, who has won six caps for Italy, has had three attempts in the last week to stake his claim for a place in the team.