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Purple haze over Juve
Fiorentina fans want nothing more than to beat bitter old rivals Juventus, explains Jack Stevens
Too much, too little
The Serie A quality gap is growing fast and it’s not going to help anybody to stay on this path, writes Susy Campanale.
The friendly derby
Campania plays host to its first Serie A derby in 30 years as Napoli and Benevento lock horns. Livio Caferoglu previews the occasion.
Berardi resists the big time
Domenico Berardi has had opportunities to join a bigger club, but is too afraid to leave his Sassuolo comfort zone, argues George Rinaldi.
The Bergamo outfit outclassed Everton and could progress far in the Europa League, writes Nick Valerio.
Spanner in the works for Sarri
Maurizio Sarri's tactics are instantly recognisable, but that can also make them predictable, warns Susy Campanale.
Battling the Blues
Atalanta on Thursday host an Everton side still trying to find their identity after a summer of lavish spending, Andrew Tuft writes.
One step forward, two steps back
Roma’s encouraging draw with Atletico Madrid was overshadowed by Juventus and Italy's heavy beatings to Barcelona and Spain, writes Jack Stevens.
Higuain's big game baggage
When Juventus visit Barcelona tonight, Gonzalo Higuain will carry the baggage of being a big game flop, writes Emmet Gates.
Roma identity crisis
Atletico Madrid come to the Olimpico with a consolidated style, writes Richard Hall, but the new Roma are still a mystery.
Wk3: Testing Times
Milan failed their first test with Lazio, but there were negatives and positives for Juventus, Napoli and Inter too, writes Susy Campanale.
Juve and Barca meet again
Juventus might seem weaker on the surface than when they last faced Barcelona, but George Rinaldi sees an evolution.
Spalletti Inter's secret weapon
Cousins Milan might've spent more on the transfer market, but Inter got the best buy with Coach Luciano Spalletti, writes Billy Wilkinson.
Don't blame Buffon
Italy supporters’ excessive criticism of Gianluigi Buffon is unfair, argues Matthew Santangelo.
Sarri the hipsters' choice
Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli merges style and substance to devastating effect, writes Jack Stevens, challenging Pep Guardiola's approach.
The Azzurri stuttering their way to qualification for a major tournament is no reason to panic, says Giancarlo Rinaldi, but business as usual.
Italy misusing Verratti
Much more is expected of Marco Verratti in an Italy jersey, but Richard Hall points out Giampiero Ventura isn't making it easy.
Italy's new focus
With hopes of automatic qualification all but gone, the Azzurri focus shifts to the World Cup play-off, writes Nick Valerio.
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