With Napoli and Juve standing alone at the top of Serie A Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 5’s action.
The referees for Serie A Week 6 have been announced, with Piero Giacomelli assigned the Derby della Mole between Juventus and Torino on Saturday.
Atalanta tore Crotone to pieces in Bergamo with a 5-1 victory – and it could’ve been more – but Marco Tumminello got the first Calabrese goal of the season.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s nine Serie A games, including Benevento-Roma, Lazio-Napoli, Juventus-Fiorentina and Milan-SPAL.
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Atalanta “cannot get the wrong approach” against Crotone and has Leonardo Spinazzola back.
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola says Atalanta’s game is “easy to read, but difficult to deal with”.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s seven Serie A games, including Sassuolo-Juventus, Napoli-Benevento, Milan-Udinese and Genoa-Lazio.
Atalanta’s Alejandro Gomez believes his team did well to secure a 1-1 draw at Chievo.
Rolando Maran was “disappointed” with Chievo’s draw against Atalanta, as “we should’ve resisted for the last six minutes.”
Gian Piero Gasperini admits he was worried how Atalanta would do against Chievo after the “hangover of Everton.”
VAR was the star at the Bentegodi, as Atalanta had a goal and a penalty revoked with the technology, but a late equaliser given to them against Chievo.
Chievo Coach Rolando Maran is “tired of receiving compliments when what we want is a victory” against high-flying Atalanta.
Gian Piero Gasperini said the “atmosphere around Atalanta is idyllic” after their 3-0 victory over Everton, but must focus on Chievo.
Milan full-back Andrea Conti underwent ACL surgery today and sent a message from his hospital bed. “I’ll be back even stronger.”
Ruud Gullit confirms he is watching Atalanta men Marten de Roon and Hans Hateboer for a senior Netherlands call-up.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi confessed their 3-0 victory over Everton “will be remembered for a very long time.”
There will be a minute’s silence before every Serie A and B match this weekend for the victims of flash floods in Livorno.
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain is once again left out of the Argentina squad, but Papu Gomez is included.
Everton’s players come in for sharp criticism in this morning’s Gazzetta dello Sport, but Atalanta are praised.
Italy remain fourth in UEFA’s association rankings thanks to their victories on the Europa League’s first matchday.