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Christian Eriksen and Ivan Perisic have had a brilliant start to 2021 and Richard Hall explains what’s behind their development.
One trait most successful coaches share is the ability to make the difficult, and perhaps unpopular, decisions and Matt Santangelo argues that is what is now necessary for Stefano Pioli.
Atalanta still have a chance to qualify for the Champions League last 16 stage and Richard Hall argues an angry La Dea can be an even bigger problem for Real Madrid.
A disappointing draw away at Benevento has made La Lupa’s Serie A position more precarious, but Owen Diana feels that progress in Europe can help put those dropped points in the rearview mirror.
Atalanta host Real Madrid this evening and Giancarlo Rinaldi lists the five reasons why Gian Piero Gasperini’s side can shock the Merengues.
Cristiano Ronaldo once again defied gravity, scoring with two towering headers against Crotone and Lorenzo Bettoni reckons there isn’t a better striker than CR7 when the ball is up in the air.
Romelu Lukaku has played a key part in Inter’s victories and Richard Hall explains why a new meeting with Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not the derby’s most important talking point.
Claiming the scalps of several top sides, Vincenzo Italiano’s Spezia are showing they belong in Serie A after their latest impressive win over title contenders Milan, writes Matt Santangelo.
Juventus stutter in Portugal, symptomatic of a poor period, and Rocco Fasano argues it’s too simple to only blame Rodrigo Bentancur or the referee.
Lazio are the underdogs in their home Champions League match against Bayern Munich, but Lorenzo Bettoni believes Simone Inzaghi’s side must enjoy the moment as all the pressure will be on the Bavarians.