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Bologna wins 3-2 at Verona in Serie A with 2 late goals

Bologna's Mattia Destro, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between Hellas Verona and Bologna, at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona, Italy, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (Filippo Venezia/ANSA via AP)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

Carlo Tavecchio, President of the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC), meets reporters following a summit in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura was fired Wednesday, two days after the Azzurri's failure to qualify for the World Cup. Meanwhile, the refusal of football federation president Carlo Tavecchio to resign was met with protest at a summit called to assess the failure. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio gives a press conference at the federation headquarters in Rome, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Tavecchio has resigned Monday, a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

Carlo Tavecchio, President of the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC), meets reporters following a summit in Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura was fired Wednesday, two days after the Azzurri's failure to qualify for the World Cup. Meanwhile, the refusal of football federation president Carlo Tavecchio to resign was met with protest at a summit called to assess the failure. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, President of the Italian Soccer Federation Carlo Tavecchio walks on the pitch prior to the World Cup Group G qualifying soccer match between Italy and Israel at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy. The refusal of Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio to resign is causing outrage. Damiano Tommasi, president of the Italian players association, abandoned a summit called Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 to assess the failed World Cup qualification once he understood that Tavecchio would not step down. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is comforted by Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura, right, at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sweden, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy. Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura has been fired Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 following the Azzurri's failure to qualify for the World Cup. Ventura leaves in disgrace, widely criticized for his tactical decisions that left Italy out of football's biggest competition for the first time in six decades. A football federation statement says Ventura is "no longer coach of the national team." (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio gives a press conference at the federation headquarters in Rome, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Tavecchio has resigned Monday, a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio gives a press conference at the federation headquarters in Rome, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Tavecchio has resigned Monday, a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

FILE - In this file photo taken on Nov. 13, 2017, Italy's goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, left, and Federico Bernardeschi react to their team's elimination in the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sweden, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy. Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio resigned on Monday, a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio, left, gives a press conference at the federation headquarters in Rome, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Tavecchio has resigned Monday, a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio gives a press conference at the federation headquarters in Rome, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Tavecchio has resigned Monday, a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Italy's World Cup fallout deepens as Tavecchio resigns

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, President of the Italian Soccer Federation Carlo Tavecchio walks on the pitch prior to the World Cup Group G qualifying soccer match between Italy and Israel at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, Italy. The refusal of Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio to resign is causing outrage. Damiano Tommasi, president of the Italian players association, abandoned a summit called Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 to assess the failed World Cup qualification once he understood that Tavecchio would not step down. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

Italian Football Federation (FIGC) President Carlo Tavecchio resigned as Italy's World Cup qualifying fiasco saw the four-time champions miss the finals for the first time in 60 years

Italian Football Federation (FIGC) President Carlo Tavecchio resigned as Italy's World Cup qualifying fiasco saw the four-time champions miss the finals for the first time in 60 years (AFP Photo/Alberto PIZZOLI)

FIGC President Tavecchio gestures during a news conference in Rome

Italian Football Federation (FIGC) President Carlo Tavecchio gestures during a news conference in Rome, Italy November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi

FIGC President Tavecchio looks on during a news conference in Rome

Italian Football Federation (FIGC) President Carlo Tavecchio looks on during a news conference in Rome, Italy November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi

FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio gestures during a news conference in Rome

Italian Football Federation (FIGC) President Carlo Tavecchio gestures during a news conference in Rome, Italy November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi

sFILE PHOTO: Italian Football Federation President Tavecchio attends a media conference in Rome

Italian Football Federation President Carlo Tavecchio attends a media conference during the official presentation of new Italy coach Antonio Conte (unseen) in Rome August 19, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Italian Football Federation President Carlo Tavecchio is seen during a meeting at the FIGC headquarter in Rome

FILE PHOTO: Italian Football Federation President Carlo Tavecchio is seen during a meeting at the FIGC (Italian Football Federation) headquarter in Rome, Italy August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo

Chelsea's Antonio Conte emerges as top target for Italy manager's job

Chelsea's Antonio Conte emerges as top target for Italy manager's job

Chelsea's Antonio Conte emerges as top target for Italy manager's job

Chelsea's Antonio Conte emerges as top target for Italy manager's job

Serie A - Inter Milan vs Atalanta

Soccer Football - Serie A - Inter Milan vs Atalanta - San Siro, Milan, Italy - November 19, 2017 Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri gestures during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Juventus at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19 2017. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Atalanta, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Sampdoria's Lucas Torreira, top, celebrates with his teammate Gaston Ramirez after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Juventus at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19 2017. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi, 4th from left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's first goal during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Atalanta, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

From left, Juventus' Sami Khedira, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Giorgio Chiellini and Gonzalo Higuain reacts after Sampdoria's Gian Marco Ferrari scored his side's 3rd goal, during the Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Juventus at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Sampdoria won 3-2. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Atalanta, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Sampdoria's Gian Marco Ferrari celebrates after scoring his side's 3rd goal during the Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Juventus at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Sampdoria won 3-2. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti gestures during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Atalanta, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi scores during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Atalanta, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero celebrates during the Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Juventus at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Sampdoria won 3-2. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Sampdoria forward Duvan Zapata reacts during the Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Juventus at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19 2017. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Juventus forward Federico Bernardeschi, center, and Sampdoria forward Fabio Quagliarella vie for the ball during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Juventus at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19 2017. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)

Inter beats Atalanta to move 2nd after Juventus loses

Juventus' Sami Khedira sits on the pitch during the Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Juventus at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 19 2017. Sampdoria won 3-2. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)

Chelsea's Antonio Conte confirmed as target for Italy national team job by Italian Football Federation

Chelsea's Antonio Conte confirmed as target for Italy national team job by Italian Football Federation

Chelsea's Antonio Conte confirmed as target for Italy national team job by Italian Football Federation

Chelsea's Antonio Conte confirmed as target for Italy national team job by Italian Football Federation

Inter's forward Mauro Icardi (2-R) celebrates with his teammates after scoring the 1-0 lead during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Atalanta Bergamo at Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan, Italy. EFE/EPA

Inter's forward Mauro Icardi celebrates after scoring the 1-0 lead during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Atalanta Bergamo at Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan, Italy. EFE/EPA

Inter's forward Mauro Icardi (R) scores the 1-0 lead against Atalanta's defender Rafael Toloi (L) during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Atalanta Bergamo at Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan, Italy. EFE/EPA

Milan (Italy), 19/11/2017.- Inter players celebrate after the Italian Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Atalanta Bergamo at Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan, Italy, 19 November 2017. Inter won 2-0. (Italia) EFE/EPA/MATTEO BAZZI

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