The 2017-18 Serie A season was the _th edition of top-flight football competition in Italy. AS Roma entered as the defending champions after having won their first scudetto in fifteen years the previous season.
Roma would successfully defend their title by beating out Juventus on goal difference, as they both finished with 77 points, with Roma topping Juventus by a goal difference of +3. Inter Milan would place third to return to the Champions League after several seasons of absence, while Napoli placed fourth and entered the Europa League along with fifth-placed Lazio. Juventus defeated surprising Empoli in the Coppa Italia, thus clinching the last Europa League spot for sixth-place Fiorentina.