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Juventus defender Medhi Benatia sets lofty goals for the coming season - “we want to win all the trophies we’re involved in”.
Marco Borriello had a dream debut, as Cagliari crushed Spal in the Coppa Italia.
Luis Muriel got two as Sampdoria swept Bassano aside, while Crotone crashed out to Verona and Pisa beat Salernitana on penalties in the Coppa Italia.
Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli warned of the “hidden dangers” in their Coppa Italia clash with Spal.
Beppe Iachini feels Udinese are “still carrying the anxiety of the past” after their shock Coppa Italia exit to Spezia.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic dropped Nikola Maksimovic for “a serious lack of respect that is difficult to repair” amid Napoli links.
Chievo, Atalanta, Empoli and Pescara made short work of their opponents in the Coppa Italia, but Carpi fell to Perugia.
Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Torino got off to a perfect start in the Coppa Italia, sweeping Pro Vercelli aside 4-1.
Udinese crashed out of the Coppa Italia after a shock 3-2 home defeat to Serie B side Spezia.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo shook off all responsibility for the Antonio Cassano problem. “The club will choose.”
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