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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.
Inter ruled the roost in the Derby della Madonnina, but Susy Campanale feels the season had already turned for both Milan clubs before this.
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.
Inter have been eliminated from two competitions out of three and Richard Hall believes Antonio Conte now has the obligation to win the Serie A title.
Gigio Donnarumma’s exponential growth as a goalkeeper, compounded with his maturation into a leader, but his contract extension remains a matter of concern for Milan, writes Matt Santangelo.
Davide Calabria was once again among Milan’s best players in their 4-0 win against Crotone and Fabio De Dominicis explains what’s behind the development of the 24-year-old.
Antonio Conte had a rather difficult return to Turin where Inter were eliminated from the Coppa Italia at the hands of his former club Juventus and Lorenzo Bettoni tells us what happened at the Allianz Stadium.
Elio Salerno analyses Juventus’ performances over the last month and argues Andrea Pirlo deserves credit for the flexibility he has shown.
Sam Wilson takes a look at Italian players abroad with Jorginho and Alessandro Florenzi who shined with one goal and one assist respectively.
Juventus may not be among the Champions League favourites, but Elio Salerno explains why the Old Lady have tools that are suited to European football.
A promising display from Roma against Juventus should not overshadow their coach’s inability to get results when the chips are down, writes Owen Diana.
Defensive performances made the difference in Juventus’ win against Roma and Lorenzo Bettoni argues Andrea Pirlo’s side is taking the form of Max Allegri’s team.
Inter sealed a straightforward 2-0 win away at Fiorentina, but Lorenzo Bettoni believes La Viola made the Nerazzurri's life too easy.
It was a quiet January transfer window for Inter, but Richard Hall believes Antonio Conte’s squad has enough depth to challenge on two fronts.