SPAL NEWS

Genoa clambered back out of the relegation zone with their victory over rock bottom SPAL, as Goran Pandev and Lasse Schone showed they’ve still got it.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including relegation dogfight Genoa-SPAL, Fiorentina-Verona and fight for fifth place Napoli-Milan.
Genoa made short work of SPAL, who are playing like a team already doomed to relegation, as Iago Falque’s saved penalty prevented more goals on top of Goran Pandev and Lasse Schone.
Veteran Italian coach Gianni De Biasi has been confirmed as the new CT of Azerbaijan.
The referees for Sunday’s Serie A fixtures have been confirmed, with Federico La Penna given Napoli-Milan.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s two Serie A games, as SPAL take on Udinese in Ferrara and Hellas Verona host Inter at the Bentegodi.
Rodrigo De Paul’s early goal inspired Udinese to a dominating 3-0 win over struggling SPAL, as goals by Stefano Okaka and Kevin Lasagna sealed the triumph.
CONI President Giovanni Malago claims the low TV ratings in Italy are due to the lack of people in the stands and hopes to see fans in the stadium...
The referees for Week 31’s Serie A fixtures are confirmed, with Massimiliano Irrati given Inter’s trip to Verona tomorrow.
There have been 152 penalties awarded in Serie A 2019-20, demolishing the previous record of 140 spot kicks in 1949-50.
Current chief Umberto Calcagno confirms the Players' Association is looking into the option of bringing Serie A matches forward by half an hour during the run-in.
The Disciplinary Commission has handed Bologna midfielder Roberto Soriano a two-match ban, whilst Napoli lose Kalidou Koulibaly and Diego Demme for the next game against Genoa.
Sampdoria notched up a second consecutive victory, but SPAL paid for some howlers in defence and the Manolo Gabbiadini free kick masterclass.
Karol Linetty enjoyed a rare brace, pouncing on two awful SPAL defensive errors, while Manolo Gabbiadini’s free kick did the rest for Sampdoria.
Follow all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s seven Serie A games, including Inter-Bologna, Cagliari-Atalanta, Parma-Fiorentina and Napoli-Roma.
Check the official line-ups for this evening’s Serie A games, Cagliari-Atalanta, Parma-Fiorentina, Brescia-Verona, Udinese-Genoa and Sampdoria-SPAL.
Luigi Di Biagio admits SPAL are ‘still burning’ after last-minute setbacks against Cagliari and Milan but still believes they can pull off the great escape.
The referees for Serie A’s Week 30 fixtures are announced, with Fabio Maresca given the Derby della Mole and Napoli-Roma going to Marco Di Bello.
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.
Milan have announced that Samu Castillejo has suffered a first-degree hamstring injury and must undergo further tests in a week.