SPEZIA NEWS

The Disciplinary Commission handed Benevento striker Marco Sau a two-match ban, as Milan duo Alexis Saelemaekers and Alessio Romagnoli are out for one game.
Roma host Spezia in the Coppa Italia last 16 stage with Paulo Fonseca and Vincenzo Italiano expected to rotate their squads very little.
Paulo Fonseca said Roma are ‘very disappointed’ after the 3-0 defeat to Lazio but aim to bounce back against Spezia in the Coppa Italia tomorrow.
Spezia coach Vincenzo Italiano has revealed he will rotate ‘and give space to those who have played less’ against Roma in the Coppa Italia on Tuesday.
Join us to follow the Serie A rumours and done deals as they happen in the January transfer market.
Davide Ghersini has been appointed for the Coppa Italia clash between Roma and Spezia, while Giovanni Ayroldi will oversee Lazio-Parma.
Spezia performed heroics to earn a point away to Torino when down to 10 men for over 80 minutes, even having the best chances until Cristian Ansaldi hit the post.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Bologna host Verona, Torino are in a relegation showdown with Spezia and Sampdoria face Udinese.
Torino President Urbano Cairo saw ‘the worst performance of the season’ against 10-man Spezia, but insists Marco Giampaolo won’t be fired.
Marco Giampaolo admits he had to completely transform his vision of football to fit the Torino squad because they are ‘not capable of taking the initiative. We don’t have many passers.’
Vincenzo Italiano congratulates Spezia for their 0-0 draw against Torino, achieved after down to 10 men for 82 minutes. ‘We’ve got the right spirit.’
Torino were unable to beat a Spezia side down to 10 men for over 80 minutes, meaning they haven’t won a Serie A home game in six months.
Join us to follow the Serie A rumours and done deals as they happen in the January transfer market.
Vincenzo Italiano has praised his Spezia for showing ‘character’ and hopes to see more of the same ‘spirit’ against Torino on Saturday.
Torino coach Marco Giampaolo said the Granata are ready for some ‘serious fun’ against Spezia on Saturday. ‘It’s a very important match’.
Claudio Ranieri said Sampdoria do better against the big teams in Italy, as they prepare to bounce back from a defeat to Spezia last time.
Join us to follow the Serie A rumours and done deals as they happen in the January transfer market.
The AIA has announced the referees for Serie A Week 18, with Daniele Orsato given Lazio-Roma at the Olimpico on Friday.
Join us to follow the Serie A rumours and done deals as they happen in the January transfer market.
Juventus needed extra time in the Coppa Italia Round of 16, as Dejan Kulusevski lit up the first half, Genoa fought back from 2-0 down and Hamza Rafia sealed the 3-2 win.