Ciro Immobile struck the only goal as Italy beat the visiting Israel side to take a significant step towards securing a World Cup play-off place.
Zinedine Zidane's defending Champions put in a superb performance to come back from a goal down to beat a tenacious Napoli side 3-1 in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16.
Napoli star Lorenzo Insigne's agent has encouraged fresh transfer gossip around the situation of his client after declaring that they are not satisfied with the contract that Napoli management are offering at the moment.
Another international tournament, another roster of underwhelming performers, another string of unusual yet headstrong selections, another succession of poor results in pre-tournament fixtures and another Italian team which will inevitably written of before the tournament starts - this has been the ironic foreshadowing of Italy's success in the past.
Italian champions Juventus will welcome league leaders Napoli to the Juventus stadium on Saturday night in a potential title deciding clash in the Italian Serie A.
Italian champions Juventus FC take on league leaders SSC Napoli in a mouth watering top of the table clash at the Juventus stadium on Saturday night.
High flying Napoli will be hoping to retain top spot in the Serie A league table when they host eighth place Empoli at the Stadio San Paolo on Sunday evening in Naples.
Napoli and Italy striker Lorenzo Insigne is 'honoured' by reported interest from Arsenal, according to the agent of player.