SAMPDORIA NEWS

Lecce coach Fabio Liverani believes ‘a strong mentality’ can be the difference in the relegation battle this season, as his men take on Sassuolo.
Coach Claudio Ranieri has warned SPAL will be a ‘tougher’ opponent than Lecce but has been extremely happy with Sampdoria’s mentality in recent weeks.
Former Inter forward Mauro Icardi has claimed his move to Paris Saint-Germain was ‘a big step in my career’.
Lecce coach Fabio Liverani believes he can still keep the Giallorossi in Serie A but admits the defeat to Sampdoria will be ‘hard to digest’.
Gaston Ramirez has claimed Claudio Ranieri makes him ‘feel important’ but conceded Sampdoria are still some way from reaching their target.
Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri praised the importance of Gaston Ramirez and claims the three points against Lecce ‘helps us breathe’.
Gaston Ramirez had luck on his side as his two penalties gave Sampdoria a 2-1 win against relegation rivals Lecce at the Via del Mare.
Sampdoria took all three points in this trip to Lecce, but there were only penalties at the Stadio Via del Mare – some of them contentious.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Inter-Brescia, SPAL-Milan, Fiorentina-Sassuolo and Verona-Parma.
Check the official line-ups from this evening’s four Serie A games, Verona-Parma, SPAL-Milan, Fiorentina-Sassuolo and Lecce-Sampdoria.
Fabio Liverani has called Lecce’s Serie A match against Sampdoria this evening ‘crucial’ but is confident his side are ‘growing’ at the right time.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from today's two big Serie A games, as Torino host Lazio and Juventus are in Genoa.
The referees for Serie A’s Week 29 fixtures have been announced, with Davide Massa given Torino-Lazio and Genoa-Juventus going to Gianpaolo Calvarese.
Refereeing designator Nicola Rizzoli says Serie A would ‘consider’ VAR challenge and claims there are ‘more controversies’ in Italy.
Bologna midfielder Gary Medel admitted the Rossoblu ‘dream of Europe’ but agreed with coach Sinisa Mihajlovic: “We need more precision.”
Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic admitted he wanted to bring match-winner Riccardo Orsolini off the pitch after the first half against Sampdoria.
Bologna forward Musa Barrow dedicated his goal against Sampdoria to ‘my grandmother and all the victims of coronavirus’.
Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri was fuming as he pointed out several controversial refereeing decisions during the 2-1 defeat to Bologna on Sunday: “The rules change constantly.”
Bologna duo Musa Barrow and Riccardo Orsolini combined to secure victory at Marassi, but Sampdoria were furious at the penalty decision.
Musa Barrow and Riccardo Orsolini combined two give Bologna a precious 2-1 away win, but it plunges Sampdoria further into relegation danger.