Serie A 2018–19 ( Italian : Serie A 2018–19 ) which is known as Serie A TIM for reasons of care with Telecom Italia . It is the most important football tournament in Italy . It is the 117th Serie A season, the 87th season since the Robben tournament , and the 8th season since the tournament was favored by the organizing committee of Serie B. Juventus are the defending champions of the 2017--18 season. The season kicked off on August 18, 2018 and is scheduled to end on May 26, 2019.
Defending champions Juventus maintained their eighth consecutive title.
5 teams will qualify directly for the European competitions, in order, where the top four will participate in the Champions League , the fifth will enter the competition of the Europa League , the sixth team will participate in the qualifying for this last competition, in addition to the possibility of another Italian team to participate in the European League According to the Italian Cup winners , the last three teams in the standings will bid for the second division .