Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Genoa-Atalanta, Roma-Sassuolo and Verona-Milan.
Duvan Zapata discussed being marked by his cousin and the last-gasp winner to beat Genoa 2-1. “Atalanta never gave up.”
Duvan Zapata scored a stoppage-time stunner to give Atalanta victory away to Genoa just moments after a debatable penalty.
Genoa hope to continue their unbeaten run and find Atalanta distracted by the upcoming Champions League debut, as Andrea Pinamonti and Duvan Zapata face off.
Gian Piero Gasperini is trying to keep Atalanta focused on the trip to Genoa and finding consistency, not getting distracted by the Champions League.
Aurelio Andreazzoli hopes Genoa can emulate the path set out by Atalanta when they face off today. “I appreciate their philosophy of football.”
Former Ajax midfielder Lasse Schone says he is loving life at Genoa and playing in ‘beautiful’ Serie A.
The referees for Serie A Week 3 are announced as Massimiliano Irrati will officiate the clash between Fiorentina and Juventus.
Gian Piero Gasperini credits his time with Genoa for laying “the foundations” of his Atalanta success and still regrets not playing the Champions League with the Grifone.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is Serie A’s runaway highest earner on €31m a season, with Matthijs de Ligt and Romelu Lukaku already second and third.
Romelu Lukaku starred during Belgium’s 4-0 victory over Scotland in Euro 2020 qualifying, but Marcelo Brozovic and Ante Rebic struggled for Croatia.
Former Fiorentina and Italy star Giuseppe Rossi has insisted that he is ready to play regular football again. “I’m waiting for a call.”
New signing Edoardo Goldaniga reveals he “had other offers, but I wanted to join Genoa at all costs” due to a series of family events.
Genoa Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli said it’s “an honour” to be compared to Gian Piero Gasperini, but it’s too early for such praise.
Referees’ Association President Marcello Nicchi insists those responsible for racist abuse should be “thrown in jail,” but it is not up to the official.
Krzysztof Piatek admits it is a big change getting to grips with Marco Giampaolo’s tactics, but “my life changed with the move to Milan.”
Former Real Madrid man Lucas Silva is a free agent and eyeing a Serie A move. “I was close to Genoa, but I dream of working with Carlo Ancelotti again.”
The Lega Serie A have released the changes to the fixtures all the way up to Week 16 in December, including new kick-offs for Fiorentina-Juventus, Milan-Inter, Inter-Juve, Juve-Milan and Inter-Roma.
Genoa have officially signed Sassuolo defender Edoardo Goldaniga on a season-long loan with option to buy.
Genoa have officially signed right-back Peter Ankersen from FC Copenhagen, while sending Romulo to Brescia.