BLOG ITALIA: LATEST

SPAL survived the threat of relegation last season and started this campaign on stunning form, so Tom Scholes analyses Leonardo Semplici's side.
Napoli's naivety and a sprinkling of stardust from Cristiano Ronaldo made the difference for Juventus last night, writes Daryl Hammond.
Beppe Marotta's sudden departure from Juventus was a shock to Richard Hall, who asks questions about the next step in their ambitions.
Lazio's eagles can see their city cousins in trouble and would relish a killer blow in the Derby della Capitale, writes Richard Hall.
Lorenzo Insigne is flourishing in his new role with the 4-4-2 formation, so Vilizar Yakimov asks can the Napoli man become Italy’s next fantasista?
The Stadio Olimpico’s two tenants, Roma and Lazio, have revelled in the highs over the years, but also suffered through the lows in the capital, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Fiorentina have the talent pool, the Coach and the confidence to play a big part in the race for Europe, explains Anthony Barbagallo.
Gervinho's coast to coast goal was only one of many moments we can relish now that Parma are back where they belong, writes Richard Hall.
This early season is turning into an authentic tragedy for Roma, which Andrea Tallarita breaks down act by act.
Can Milan’s current crop of players bring the team back to the level that they so crave? Richard Gyasi says they need more like this summer’s big signing.
Tears followed Cristiano Ronaldo’s first red card for Juventus, but Livio Caferoglu thinks it is a timely reminder of what drives on the No 7.
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.