SASSUOLO NEWS

Pol Lirola had “the debut I always dreamed of” after scoring in Sassuolo’s 3-0 Europa League demolition of Athletic Club Bilbao.
Eusebio Di Francesco said the key to Sassuolo’s success is “focusing on the collective” after the historic 3-0 Europa League win over Athletic.
Sassuolo made a spectacular Europa League debut, sweeping Athletic Club Bilbao aside 3-0 including a fantastic Pol Lirola solo effort.
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali said they will stand by their principles even in the Europa League. “Focus on Italian youth.”
Sassuolo must do without Domenico Berardi when hosting Athletic Club Bilbao in their historic first Europa League group game.
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Dino Zoff has warned Italy’s European representatives that referees are among their biggest threats. “They’re very touchy”.
Sassuolo named their squad for the Europa League clash with Athletic Bilbao, as Gregoire Defrel is back, but not Domenico Berardi.
Sassuolo boss Eusebio Di Francesco insists there is no special relationship with Juventus ahead of Thursday’s Europa League opener against Athletic Bilbao.
Sassuolo forward Gregoire Defrel admits “I was about to say goodbye to football” before joining Cesena.
Juan Cuadrado admits he “did everything” to secure his return to Juventus from Chelsea.
Paulo Dybala is impressed by the new-look Juventus and believes “this team is on the same level as Europe’s top clubs.”
Bologna just about got the better of 10-man Cagliari with Federico Di Francesco’s debut Serie A goal after Marco Storari saw red.
Miralem Pjanic “can play anywhere the Coach wants” after scoring on his Juventus debut and looks ahead to Sevilla.
Sassuolo’s Alessandro Matri says the Neroverdi did not show enough determination in the defeat to Juventus.
Eusebio Di Francesco admits his Sassuolo players came across a better team in Juventus.
Max Allegri tried to bring Juventus back down to earth after a 3-1 victory over Sassuolo, warning “all this praise is damaging.”
Gonzalo Higuain is “happy to be here” at Juventus and warns he’s just getting started with friend and teammate Paulo Dybala.
Gonzalo Higuain’s brace, including a stunning volley, and Miralem Pjanic saw Juventus sweep Sassuolo aside 3-1.
Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta describes himself as ‘pleased’ that Milan made an approach for sporting director Fabio Paratici.