Gian Piero Gasperini blasted Atalanta and Josip Ilicic for lacking “intelligence” and criticised excessive expectations after the 3-2 defeat to Empoli.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s six Serie A games, including Parma v Sassuolo, Napoli v Chievo, Lazio v Milan and the exhilarating Genoa Derby.
Empoli completed an astonishing comeback from 2-0 down to win 3-2 deep into stoppages despite Francesco Caputo missing a penalty, as Atalanta’s victorious streak grinds to a halt.
Check out the official line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games Napoli v Chievo, Bologna v Fiorentina and Empoli v Atalanta.
Adriano Galliani admits he tried to bring Maurizio Sarri and Marco Giampaolo to Milan. “I did court them.”
Luca Banti has been announced as the referee for Lazio-Milan on Sunday evening.
Agent Mino Raiola has flown in for negotiations with Milan over Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but can also discuss Paul Pogba with Juventus.
Gonzalo Higuain has been given a two game ban and a warning after his sending off in Milan’s defeat to Juventus.
Join us for all the action from today’s six Serie A games, including Atalanta-Inter, Roma-Sampdoria, Sassuolo-Lazio and Milan v Juventus.
Udinese and Genoa have reportedly both set their sights on Davide Nicola if they fire Lucas Velazquez and Ivan Juric.
Giuseppe Iachini won on his Empoli debut, but Udinese missed a penalty and had many more scoring opportunities on their way to another defeat.
Check the official line-ups for this afternoon’s Serie A games Roma v Sampdoria, Chievo v Bologna and Empoli v Udinese.
Beppe Iachini makes his debut on the Empoli bench in a relegation dogfight with fellow strugglers Udinese. “We can’t just be pretty to watch.”
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New Empoli Coach Giuseppe Iachini warns “I don’t have a magic wand” and offers condolences to predecessor Aurelio Andreazzoli.
Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi explains the sacking of Aurelio Andreazzoli - “we got compliments, but those don’t bring you points…”
Empoli have officially confirmed that Giuseppe Iachini has been appointed as their new Coach, replacing Aurelio Andreazzoli.
Empoli have officially confirmed the sacking of Aurelio Andreazzoli on his 65th birthday.
Andrea Andreazzoli is reportedly facing the sack at Empoli, with Beppe Iachini to replace him on the bench.
Carlo Ancelotti said Empoli “played far better” than Napoli, despite losing 5-1, and the statistics suggest he had a point.