Former Italy CT and World Cup winner Marcello Lippi has revealed he has coached for the last time. ‘I’m definitely done with coaching’.
The referees for Serie A Week 5 have been announced and the AIA has given Milan-Roma to Piero Giacomelli, as Fabrizio Pasqua oversees Juventus-Verona.
Francesco Acerbi reveals the defeat to Sampdoria spurred Lazio on to their victory against Borussia Dortmund. ‘We were perfect in every way.’
Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora said football has no ‘certainties’ to complete the season and urges Serie A to ‘find a Plan B and C’.
Lazio forward Ciro Immobile claims the critics doesn’t affect him, vows to ‘stay positive’ and aims to bounce back against former club Borussia Dortmund.
Claudio Ranieri believes Sampdoria were able to control Lazio thanks also to the more ‘experienced’ players they brought in this season.
Lazio were given a rude awakening at Marassi, as Sampdoria dominated with Fabio Quagliarella, Tommaso Augello and Mikkel Damsgaard goals.
Simone Inzaghi admits Lazio’s 3-0 defeat to Sampdoria was an embarrassing and inexplicable setback. ‘You can lose a match, but not like this.’
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Lazio showed the lack of strength in depth is still a real issue, as they were dominated 3-0 by Sampdoria, Tommaso Augello getting a goal and assist.
Sampdoria have announced three positive cases of coronavirus within the team group, but none of them are from first-team players.
Simone Inzaghi said he wanted to keep both Keita Balde and Antonio Candreva at Lazio and believes the Aquile must ‘play a great match’ to beat Sampdoria.
Lazio have postponed the presentation of Andreas Pereira, who has developed a fever and is yet to meet his new teammates.
AIA has announced the referees of Serie A Week 4, with Maurizio Mariani overseeing the Milan derby and Marco Di Bello in charge of Napoli-Atalanta.
The dates and times of the Coppa Italia Third Round fixtures have been announced, including Torino-Lecce and Fiorentina-Padova.
Sampdoria patron Massimo Ferrero doesn’t want to talk about a Serie A ‘bubble’ and claimed stadiums ‘can remain open at 30 per cent’.
Serie A discuss a ‘collective bubble’, salary cuts and potential play-offs as the FIGC chief Gabriele Gravina has the final say in case of a new emergency.
Kwadwo Asamoah could, according to Il Corriere dello Sport, sign a deal worth €1m a season with Sampdoria.
Inter tactician Antonio Conte's €12m is by far the highest salary among the Serie A coaches, ranging all the way to Spezia’s Vincenzo Italiano on €500,000.
While Juventus have the highest salaries in Serie A, they also boast some of the lowest, with Gianluca Frabotta picking up €0.1m per season.