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There is no reason why Atalanta can’t repeat their heroics of last season and enter the Champions League again, writes Vijay Rahaman.
An Italy side that scores nine goals and is hungry for more, this is definitely not the Nazionale Martin Mork is accustomed to, but points to a fascinating future.
Roberto Mancini knows all too well that Italy are judged on results during tournaments, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi, so let’s hold fire on the celebrations.
Jorginho’s football was too much of a change for Chelsea fans, but Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall saw Calcio’s Puccini win over the Wagnerian Premier League.
Italy finally have an identity built around a group of quality midfielders, writes Emmet Gates, but concerns remain in defence.
How can Cristiano Ronaldo go from unfit Juventus disappointment to a Portugal hat-trick in a matter of days? Emmet Gates analyses the situation.
This season marks 10 years since an Italian club won the Champions League. Martin Mork takes a closer look at the struggles of Serie A sides in Europe...
Gaetano Castrovilli’s ascension from Serie B to the Italy squad has been a quick one. Kaustubh Pandey explains why the Fiorentina starlet is the real deal.
When the club, players, coach and fans are all feuding, Marcello Cossali-Francis sees no positive way out of this mess for Napoli.
Just two signings from Milan's summer transfer splurge of 2017 started against Juventus. For Emmet Gates, it perfectly encapsulated the sheer recklessness of the Yonghong Li era...
Milan will be disappointed their tactical masterstrokes forced Juventus to play badly, writes Elio Salerno, but not enough to stop them winning again.
Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall looks at Milan’s plight and argues these are the times when true fans show their love for the club.
Cagliari and Fiorentina are eager to follow in Atalanta’s footsteps and challenge for Europe this season, writes Kaustubh Pandey.
Roma and Lazio’s Europa League defeats show that both clubs suffer from the same basic problem, writes Vilizar Yakimov.
Lazio must realise ultras are damaging their international standing and really do something to clamp down on the Fascist elements, warns Emmet Gates.
It was the best of Inters. It was the worst of Inters. Giancarlo Rinaldi saw all sides of the Nerazzurri in their 3-2 defeat at Borussia Dortmund.
Football fans are a mere microcosm of society and what Mario Balotelli faced in Verona reflected a larger issue, writes Susy Campanale.
The elements that allowed Lazio to conquer San Siro after 30 years are also what Milan lack the most, notes Marcello Cossali-Francis.

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