Violence, racism and death marred the recent match between Internazionale and Napoli.
Results In Europe prove Italian football still has some way to go.
Both Inter and Napoli face tough tasks if they are to progress into the Champions League knockout stages.
Five days after a draw with Roma, Inter face the juggernaut of Juventus tonight.
There is reason to be optimistic when looking at the Italian national football team.
Gonzalo Higuain missed a penalty against Juventus and then got sent-off.
Playing later tonight, is it time for Inter to step up against Barcelona?
Ronaldo is becoming more and more fundamental to Juventus, as shown by his Empoli performance.
Agnew looks at the very real prospect in this Notes from Italy piece.
After a good 1-0 win against Poland, Italy under Mancini are going in the right direction.