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Serie A Highlights: Milan 1-0 Torino

Watch as Olivier Giroud secures Milan’s best start to a season since 1954-55, but Torino came close to a late upset at San Siro. https://football-italia.net/serie-a-milan-1-0-torino-giroud-does-enough/ The Frenchman was in the right place at the right time to meet a...

Serie A Highlights: Spezia 1-1 Genoa

Watch as Spezia pay the price for wasting scoring opportunities, allowing Genoa a late penalty to equalise in the Liguria Derby. https://football-italia.net/serie-a-spezia-1-1-genoa-liguria-derby-draw/ The woodwork played a big part in this match, as it prevented...

Serie A Highlights: Venezia 1-2 Salernitana

Watch as Salernitana complete the comeback from a well-worked Mattia Aramu goal to win at the 95th minute, but Ethan Ampadu’s straight red card was inexplicable. The Lagunari took the lead at the end of a smart passing move, which saw David Okereke’s dummy let it...

Pioli celebrates best Milan start since 1954

Stefano Pioli hails Milan after their best Serie A start in 67 years, warning Torino ‘are very tough to play against,’ especially with an injury crisis. It was another far from impressive performance after the scraped 4-2 win at nine-man Bologna on Saturday. This time...

Juric: ‘Torino dominated Milan’ at San Siro

Ivan Juric believes Torino put in their ‘best performance of the season’ in the 1-0 defeat to Milan and 'dominated' at San Siro, but were lacking ‘a bit of madness’ to spark creativity. It was another disappointing 1-0 defeat for the Granata, who had pushed for the...

Giroud: ‘Milan not perfect, but victory is important’

Olivier Giroud admits Milan’s performance against Torino was ‘not perfect, but we won and that’s the most important thing.’ https://football-italia.net/serie-a-milan-1-0-torino-giroud-does-enough/ The Rossoneri did just enough to scrape a 1-0 victory at San Siro with...

Serie A | Milan 1-0 Torino: Giroud does enough

An early Olivier Giroud tap-in proved enough for Milan to get the three points, although Torino clipped the crossbar with Dennis Praet. Watch the highlights here. https://football-italia.net/serie-a-highlights-milan-1-0-torino/ The Rossoneri went into this midweek...

Thiago Motta and Spezia have ‘many regrets’

Spezia coach Thiago Motta was left with ‘many regrets’ after the 1-1 draw with Genoa, but ‘this will nonetheless boost our self-esteem.’ https://football-italia.net/serie-a-spezia-1-1-genoa-liguria-derby-draw/ The hosts had largely dominated the game, taking the lead...

Ballardini: ‘Spezia deserved more than Genoa’

Davide Ballardini admits Genoa were fortunate to pick up a point away to Spezia. ‘It was not a good performance.’ https://football-italia.net/serie-a-spezia-1-1-genoa-liguria-derby-draw/ The Grifone rode their luck in this Liguria Derby, as after Ebrima Colley’s...

Diawara agent: ‘Mourinho creating uncomfortable situation’

Amadou Diawara’s agent slams Jose Mourinho for again freezing the midfielder out of the Roma squad. ‘I don’t understand the message he’s trying to get across.’ Mou publicly lambasted his squad players after the 6-1 Conference League defeat to Bodo/Glimt in Norway,...

Serie A Preview | Juventus vs. Sassuolo: Dybala and Chiesa return

Federico Chiesa and Paulo Dybala return to Juventus’ starting XI with Mattia Perin in goal. Juventus are unbeaten in the last six Serie A games and host Sassuolo after their 1-1 draw against Inter. Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata will start up front, with Mattia Perin...

Colantuono: ‘Salernitana deserved the victory’

Stefano Colantuono hit back at Venezia complaints about the referee and the Ethan Ampadu red card, insisting Salernitana ‘deserved’ their victory. https://football-italia.net/serie-a-venezia-1-2-salernitana-last-gasp-lagunari-loss/ The Lagunari had gone in front...

Serie A Preview | Udinese vs. Verona: Simeone seeks more goals

Udinese are without a win in the last five games, while Hellas Verona have one of the best away records in Serie A. Luca Gotti must cope without Gerard Deulofeu, but the rest of the team is available. Udinese won the opening two Serie A games, but collected only three...

Zanetti: ‘Referee ruined the game with Ampadu red’

Venezia coach Paolo Zanetti was livid after a 2-1 home defeat to Salernitana, as Ethan Ampadu’s bizarre red card stood out. ‘The referee ruined the game.’ https://football-italia.net/serie-a-venezia-1-2-salernitana-last-gasp-lagunari-loss/ The Lagunari had taken the...

Pioli explains Milan picks against Torino

Stefano Pioli explains his decision to start Olivier Giroud against Torino and gives an update on Milan’s Theo Hernandez. It kicks off at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT). You can follow all the build-up and action as it happens on the LIVEBLOG....

Liveblog: Serie A Wk10 Tuesday Entertainment

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, with relegation dogfight Venezia-Salernitana, Liguria derby Spezia-Genoa and Scudetto contenders Milan host Torino. We begin the midweek round at 17.30 UK time (16.30 GMT) with two...

Serie A | Venezia 1-2 Salernitana: Last-gasp Lagunari loss

It was a dramatic and heart-breaking match for Venezia, who had taken the lead, saw Ethan Ampadu inexplicably sent off and conceded a last-gasp Salernitana strike. Watch the highlights here. https://football-italia.net/serie-a-highlights-venezia-1-2-salernitana/...

Serie A | Spezia 1-1 Genoa: Liguria Derby draw

This was a relegation dogfight and a Liguria derby, but Spezia were made to pay for wasting too many chances, as Genoa equalised with a late penalty. Watch the highlights here. https://football-italia.net/serie-a-highlights-spezia-1-1-genoa/ Thiago Motta continued to...

Video: Ampadu inexplicably sent off for Venezia

Wales international Ethan Ampadu has been somewhat inexplicably sent off for Venezia in the relegation battle with Salernitana. The defender, on loan from Chelsea, was already on a yellow card. However, referee Marco Di Bello opted for a straight red when he went into...

Serie A LIVE: Milan vs. Torino

Milan have Franck Kessie back and start Olivier Giroud rather than Zlatan Ibrahimovic, while Torino can finally look to Andrea Belotti. It kicks off at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT) in Serie A Week 10. You can follow all the build-up and action as it happens from that...

Raiola to meet Juventus over Pogba and Romagnoli

It’s reported Mino Raiola will meet Juventus next month to discuss Paul Pogba and Alessio Romagnoli, who will be free agents from Manchester United and Milan at the end of the season. The agent represents some of the biggest players in world football and Sportitalia...

Man Utd keep Conte waiting, back Solskjaer

Manchester United have reportedly backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer until at least after the game against Tottenham Hotspur, as doubts remain over Antonio Conte. It had been assumed Solskjaer’s time was up following a humiliating 5-0 home defeat to Liverpool in the Premier...

Andreazzoli trusts Pinamonti against parent club Inter

Empoli coach Aurelio Andreazzoli listed Inter’s strengths and statistics, but is confident Andrea Pinamonti will have his say against his parent club. It kicks off on Wednesday at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT). The Tuscans have already caused a big upset this season with...

Gazidis: ‘Agents act like COVID never happened’

Milan CEO Ivan Gazidis warns some players ‘have to leave as free agents for the figures they are requesting,’ as agents act as ‘if COVID never happened,’ while clubs must be more responsible. The Rossoneri announced their 2020-21 balance sheet with consolidated losses...

Serie A Preview | Sampdoria vs. Atalanta: Gasp dealing with injuries

Atalanta are still unbeaten in away games this season as they prepare to face Sampdoria at the Stadio Marassi. The Blucerchiati coach Roberto D’Aversa is under pressure despite their win against Spezia in the Liguria derby last week. Sampdoria are hovering just three...

Injuries continue to pile up for Atalanta

The Atalanta injury crisis is intensifying, as Merih Demiral and Rafael Toloi are out of action, but Joakim Maehle returns to face Sampdoria. It kicks off on Wednesday at 17.30 UK time (16.30 GMT). La Dea are still dealing with a huge problem due to injuries,...

Milan halve losses, discuss new stadium plans

Milan announced that Gordon Singer has entered the Board of Directors, while their losses were cut to €96.4m from last year’s €194m. ‘The trend is positive,’ said President Paolo Scaroni, who also gave an update on the new San Siro plans. The club held its...

Supercoppa Inter-Juventus at San Siro on Jan 5?

The Supercoppa Italiana could be moved to San Siro on January 5 between Inter and Juventus, snubbing Saudi Arabia, which would mean moving Juve’s big Serie A match with Napoli. This tournament used to be a pre-season staple between the Scudetto holders and Coppa...

Roma drop outcasts again, but recall Kumbulla

Jose Mourinho has again excluded Borja Mayoral, Gonzalez Villar, Amadou Diawara and Bryan Reynolds from the squad to face Cagliari, but Marash Kumbulla is given another chance. The coach took this action at the weekend for the 0-0 draw with Napoli, following the...

Fiorentina’s Gonzalez tests positive for COVID

Fiorentina must do without striker Nicolas Gonzalez against Lazio after he tested positive for COVID-19. The forward was on target in Sunday’s 3-0 Serie A victory against Cagliari and had been expected to start tomorrow against Lazio. However, a statement from the...

Sarri changes his mind on Luis Alberto

Maurizio Sarri seems to have changed his mind on Luis Alberto: 'I hope we can solve our problems, so he can always play.' The Tuscan tactician had claimed the Spaniard and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could not play together, but he seems to have changed his view now. "He...

Injured Verratti out against Switzerland and Man City

Marco Verratti will remain out of action for a month with a hip injury, meaning he will miss Italy's World Cup qualifier against Switzerland and Manchester City-PSG in the Champions League. Verratti limped off the pitch during Sunday's Ligue 1 clash between Marseille...

Conte to Man United: what we know so far

Antonio Conte has been heavily linked with the Manchester United job, but he's not the only candidate who could replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Here's what we know so far. The former Inter and Juventus coach is available after the termination of his contract with Inter...

Neymar compares ‘genius’ Verratti to Xavi and Iniesta

Neymar calls Marco Verratti 'a genius' and compares the Italy international to Xavi and Iniesta. "I am really happy to have [Leo] Messi at PSG. He is not only an idol but also an ace, a genius and a friend. When you have friends by your side the day is lighter and...

Dionisi: ‘Djuricic and Boga out against Juventus’

Sassuolo coach Alessio Dionisi reveals Jeremie Boga and Filip Djuricic will miss the match against Juventus: 'I hope they recover for the next one.' The Neroverdi visit the Allianz Stadium tomorrow. The match kicks off at 17.30 UK time. "Allegri is a coach I admire,...

Italiano expects a ‘tough game’ against Sarri’s Lazio

Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Italiano says La Viola needs the right mentality against Lazio and admits 'everybody tried to steal something' from Maurizio Sarri's Napoli. Tomorrow, the Tuscans visit the Biancocelesti on the back of a 3-0 win over Cagliari. "It's a...

Allegri explains why he benched Chiesa against Inter

Massimiliano Allegri explains why he benched Federico Chiesa against Inter and insists he needs to rotate players otherwise he'll need twenty new ones in January. Chiesa was only introduced in the second half of Juventus' Serie A clash against Inter on Sunday. Allegri...

Allegri: ‘Chiesa and Dybala to start, I got it wrong against Inter’

Massimiliano Allegri reveals Federico Chiesa and Paulo Dybala will start against Sassuolo tomorrow and admits he 'made a mistake' against Inter, who 'remain Serie A favourite.' The Bianconeri host Sassuolo at the Allianz Stadium at 17.30 UK time tomorrow. They are...

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