Mario Balotelli was meant to inspire Brescia, but instead it presaged a chaotic campaign with three different coaches and an immediate return back to the second tier, Michelle Osei Bonsu writes.
President Gabriele Gravina said the FIGC is ‘concerned’ ahead of Serie A 2020-21 and doesn’t think fans will be back in stadiums on September 19.
Official: Serie A 2020-21 starts on September 19, ending on May 23, 2021.
Inter and Atalanta have only one player each in Opta’s best XI for the 2019-20 Serie A season, as Cristiano Ronaldo and Ciro Immobile star in attack with Papu Gomez and Paulo Dybala.
Inter defender Stefan de Vrij will miss the first match of 2020-21, as the Disciplinary Commission announced the verdict after Serie A Week 38.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s five Serie A games, including Atalanta-Inter for second, Ciro Immobile’s Lazio for the record at Napoli and Juventus-Roma.
Brescia saw out the season with a point against Sampdoria in Daniele Gastaldello’s final match, as Fabio Quagliarella missed a penalty, while the hosts hit the woodwork twice.
Claudio Ranieri praised Sampdoria players for guaranteeing their Serie A status ahead of the final match with Brescia. ‘It has been such a strange season.’
Brescia defender Daniele Gastaldello has announced his retirement at the age of 37. ‘Tomorrow will be my final game and I’m studying to be a coach.’
AIA has announced the referees for the first set of fixtures in Serie A Week 38, with Gianluca Rocchi in charge of Juventus-Roma and Piero Giacomelli given Atalanta-Inter.
Inter are reportedly closing in on Sandro Tonali and have come to an agreement with Brescia regarding a loan with an obligation to buy.
The Disciplinary Commission confirmed Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic has played his last Serie A match ahead of his move to Barcelona this summer.
Ciro Immobile took several chances, including one off the woodwork, before taking his Serie A tally to 35, while Joaquin Correa also netted in a 2-0 win over Brescia.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s eight Serie A games, including Lazio-Brescia, Sampdoria-Milan, Cagliari-Juventus and Torino-Roma.
Ciro Immobile eventually got his 35th Serie A goal of the season, one off equalling the record, and also hit the woodwork in this 2-0 victory over Brescia.
Lazio director Igli Tare commented on ‘mutual friends’ with Manchester City star David Silva and building the future team around Ciro Immobile.
Lazio defender Patric warns they aren’t just trying to get the Capocannoniere crown for Ciro Immobile. ‘The objective is to finish second.’
Check out all the official line-ups from today’s early Serie A kick-offs, Lazio-Brescia, Verona-SPAL, Sampdoria-Milan, Sassuolo-Genoa and Udinese-Lecce.
Lazio striker Ciro Immobile is hoping to break the all-time record for Serie A goals in a single season, 36 set by Gonzalo Higuain for Napoli in 2015-16.
Beppe Marotta discusses Inter negotiations for Alexis Sanchez, Sandro Tonali and why getting Leo Messi is not ‘sustainable.’