AC Milan had Mattia De Sciglio sent off inside a minute as they slipped to a 3-0 defeat at Napoli, who moved to within four points of third-placed Lazio.
De Sciglio saw red just 45 seconds into the contest, but it took Napoli 70 minutes to make their extra man count, with Marek Hamsik putting them in front.
Gonzalo Higuain and Manolo Gabbiadini added two more in quick succession to seal the points for Rafael Benitez's men and leave Filippo Inzaghi's Milan all but mathematically out of the running...
Empoli rocked Napoli's bid for Champions League football with an emphatic 4-2 win at the Stadio Carlo Castellani.
Last year's Serie B runners-up have defied their lowly league position to play some of the most entertaining football in Italy this term and Thursday night saw them thoroughly outperform Rafael Benitez's free-scoring Napoli.
Granted, they only fashioned two goals themselves -- through Massimo Maccarone and Riccardo Saponara -- with two own goals boosting a side who have now climbed to...
Rafael Benitez is set to leave Napoli at the end of the season even if he is offered a new contract by the Italian club, sources have told ESPN FC.
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis revealed earlier this week that Benitez can remain at the San Paolo "for the next five years" if he wants to.
However, sources said Benitez will quit Napoli when his contract expires in June, putting clubs in the Premier League on alert over his availability.
Former Liverpool and Chelsea manager Benitez joined Napoli...