After a thrilling first leg encounter in Turin, Bayern Munich and Juventus will meet this Wednesday in Munich with their Champions League Round-of-16 tie evenly poised.
Struggling Atalanta will look to get their first win in 2016 as they welcome champions Juventus to the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia this Sunday.
Avoiding relegation is the main target for Atalanta who have won none of their last 12 games. They are only seven points away from the drop zone. Edy Reja’s side have only picked up three points from the last five games and are yet to win in 2016
The vital clash between second-placed Napoli and Fiorentina, who are in third place, will take place on Monday night.
Fiorentina have surged up the table after a six-game unbeaten run bouncing back from the double defeat against Lazio and Milan. They head into the match in a positive mood although their crushing 3-0 loss at Tottenham in midweek could severely affect their morale.
Juventus will host arch-rivals Inter in the Derby d’Italia on Sunday evening as they look to come back to their winning ways after contrasting draws in both league and domestic fixtures. Inter Milan got a welcome win against Sampdoria last weekend and this game against Juventus will be crucial as they chase the elusive third spot in the table.
Juventus are looking to get back to winning ways when they welcome a stuttering Inter Milan to the Juventus Stadium on Sunday evening. The Bianconeri have enjoyed a positive 2016 so far and although they dropped points against a rigid Bologna side last Friday, their spirited comeback versus Bayern Munich must give them confidence ahead of the derby on Sunday.
Fiorentina play host to Napoli in a game which will be decisive for the Scudetto race and also the Champions League places. The Stadio Artemio Franchi is getting ready to host a classic on Monday evening.
The two best teams of last year’s Champions League go head to head in this massive Round of 16 clash. One of the Italian or German champions will get knocked out early in this year’s competition.
Italy's Euro 2016 qualification campaign had a similar pattern - uninspiring performances with desirable results. In qualification stage it is true that only the results matter but Italy's displays have not exactly given confidence to their fans. Conte's tenure as national team coach has been anything other than smooth.