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Manchester United-Roma and Roma-Bayern may look very similar, but don't be fooled. Andrea Tallarita explains why the two catastrophes are really very different games.
Keisuke Honda is finally looking the player Milan fans hoped he would be when he arrived in January, writes Sam Lewis.
Parma’s disastrous start to the season leaves Roberto Donadoni’s job in the balance, writes Aman Sehdev.
Juventus saw several records grind to a halt, Inter-Napoli ended a 32-year result taboo and Milan matched a title tally in Susy Campanale's stats of the week.
Keisuke Honda’s exploits against Verona makes him Week 7’s best player - Livio Caferoglu explains the case for the 28-year-old’s candidacy.
Juventus lost their 100 per cent Serie A record at Sassuolo, but Luca Cetta sees no reason to panic with a crucial Champions League clash on the horizon.
A round of sackings, protests, comebacks and shock results demonstrated Serie A’s relegation dogfight is already underway, writes Alasdair Mackenzie.
Erick Thohir bought Inter just over a year ago and Varun Mathure looks at how things have panned out for the Indonesian businessman.
As Nigel de Jong and Ignazio Abate near the end of their contracts, Adriano Galliani would do well to err on the side of consistency and keep them, writes Sam Lewis.
With spare time finally in their hands, Roma resort to words. Andrea Tallarita summarises the talk around the capital.
Fernando Llorente remains goalless this term and Luca Cetta says Juventus’ clash with Sassuolo represents a golden chance to break the shackles.
Despite Filip Djordjevic's recent glut of goals, it is Lazio's threat from midfield that will prove to be their most potent weapon, argues Alasdair Mackenzie.  
With Arturo Vidal again linked with a move away, Dave Taylor believes his exit might have a silver lining for Juventus.
Italy went through the motions against Azerbaijan, but Luca Persico wonders whether their wastefulness is a cause for concern?
Antonio Conte’s focus on physique and intensity may be what Italy needs, but Mina Rzouki reflects on the complexities in delivering it.
With a large number of Juventus players called up by Antonio Conte, Dave Taylor looks back to the success Italy and the Old lady have had together.
After two consecutive wins and seven goals, scored Lazio are beginning to show signs of life, writes Alasdair Mackenzie, ahead of sterner tests.
A returning Domenico Berardi has underlined his importance to Sassuolo, and as Aman Sehdev writes, offers them much needed firepower.