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Inter's last-gasp victories may be thrilling, but Richard Hall warns they can't keep relying on a moment of late magic.
Sampdoria could've been in Europe last season with a better away record, so Billy Wilkinson wonders why they're so formidable at Marassi.
Milan and Lazio both scuttled away from their Europa League openers with three points, but Matthew Santangelo warns they must bring more to the table.
Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League debut didn't go to plan, but Adam Digby notes it did remind Juventus of their pre-CR7 strengths.
Nobody expected Roma to get anything from the Bernabeu and evidently that included the Giallorossi players, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
Inter may have pulled off a memorable comeback on their Champions League return but, as Richard Hall writes, it also proved their issues remained intact…
Roma are struggling in Serie A so far this season, but Anthony Barbagallo says the Champions League fairy-tale can help rediscover their mojo.
There are many similarities between Harry Kane and Mauro Icardi, notes Daryl Hammond, but only the latter is making his Champions League debut tomorrow night.
Roma fans blame the business philosophy for poor results, but Andrea Tallarita claims they're literally improving the team by selling the best players.
Carlo Ancelotti continued the process of pushing Napoli beyond the Maurizio Sarri era, but Matthew Santangelo saw a struggle with Fiorentina.
Everyone at Inter is up for debate at the moment and Richard Hall notes that includes goalkeeper Samir Handanovic.
In his third Serie A stint, Kevin-Prince Boateng is finding a new lease of life at Sassuolo both on and off the field, writes Emmet Gates.
Napoli do not need a revolution, but rather a gradual evolution, as Carlo Ancelotti cannot afford any further experiments, writes Vilizar Yakimov.
After defeat in Portugal, Adam Digby looks at how an incoherent midfield remains Italy’s biggest problem and one that Roberto Mancini must address.
Andre Silva has a point to prove with Portugal against Italy, as Richard Hall wonders where it went wrong for him at Milan.
After an uninspiring draw with Poland, Roberto Mancini must devise a new plan to respond against Portugal, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Federico Chiesa was born to play for Italy and is undeniably the spark Roberto Mancini needs to revitalise the Azzurri, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
Roberto Mancini is looking to revive Italy both on the pitch and at Coverciano, writes Richard Hall.

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