SAMPDORIA NEWS

Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri prepares for the ‘match of the year’ against Genoa and warned his players that ‘anyone who is not with me, will not play’.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Atalanta, Inter-Genoa, Napoli-Benevento and Roma-Milan.
Davide Ballardini explains his surprising decisions as Genoa lost 3-0 to Inter, why he sees the Nerazzurri as absolute ‘favourites’ and Romelu Lukaku as ‘a leader in every sense.’
A Ruslan Malinovskyi scorcher and Robin Gosens classic at the back post allowed Atalanta to beat Sampdoria, although it was far from simple.
Claudio Ranieri claims Atalanta deserved to beat Sampdoria and explains why he benched Keita Baldé: ‘I didn’t like him against Lazio.’
Gian Piero Gasperini admits Atalanta suffered against Sampdoria and jokes saying the players are so in sync the coach ‘could be useless.’
Robin Gosens claims Atalanta deserved to win against Sampdoria and warns Real Madrid ahead of their next Champions League meeting.
Atalanta struggled in the first half and needed a goal-line clearance, but Ruslan Malinovskyi’s rocket and Robin Gosens eventually broke Sampdoria.
Atalanta director Umberto Marino insists they will react to the controversial Real Madrid defeat like ‘a team that wants to have its say and win on the pitch.’
Luis Muriel leads the way for Atalanta with Mario Pasalic and Ruslan Malinovskyi, while Sampdoria count on Valerio Verre and Mikkel Damsgaard.
Gian Piero Gasperini is still fuming that Atalanta’s clash with Real Madrid was ‘ruined’ by the referee and has a warning for Josip Ilicic, but urges his men to focus on Sampdoria.
The AIA has announced the referees for Serie A Week 24, with Marco Guida in charge when Roma host Milan on Sunday.
The Disciplinary Commission has suspended Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini and Benevento tactician Filippo Inzaghi for one match.
Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic said he’s ‘happy’ with the Rossoblu but revealed Lazio patron Claudio Lotito called him before he signed with Fiorentina.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Lazio-Sampdoria, Genoa-Verona and Sassuolo-Bologna.
Luis Alberto decided the match with a moment of magic, but Lazio missed at least two huge opportunities, while Sampdoria penalty appeals were rejected.
Simone Inzaghi feels Lazio did more than enough to deserve victory against Sampdoria and now ‘want to relish the opportunity’ to face Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Claudio Ranieri acknowledges Sampdoria could’ve done better in a 1-0 defeat to Lazio, but ‘it certainly wasn’t a relaxed afternoon’ for the hosts either.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic admits Lazio ‘suffered’ too much in a 1-0 win over Sampdoria, but they ‘can’t wait’ to face Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Luis Alberto proved decisive for Lazio in a hard-fought narrow win over Sampdoria, but Vedat Muriqi and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic missed sitters.