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Monday March 11 2019
Iachini: 'Empoli deserved a draw'

Beppe Iachini felt Empoli “deserved a draw” against Roma and the handling offence for the disallowed equaliser was “involuntary.”

This 2-1 defeat means the Tuscans are only one point clear of the relegation zone, as Bologna beat Cagliari on Sunday to close the gap.

“We were at the Olimpico against a quality team that defended well, so we had to move the ball quickly in order to create the spaces to run into,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.

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Monday March 11 2019
Iachini: Empoli can beat anyone

Empoli boss Beppe Iachini believes that while Claudio Ranieri will have given Roma a ‘jolt’, his team ‘can take on anyone’ ahead of Monday’s Serie A match.

Empoli have one just one of their last seven League games, leaving them only a point and a place above the relegation zone, while Roma have been boosted by the return of Ranieri.

Nonetheless, Iachini said at a Press conference: “We’ve grown a lot and we’re trying to give less to our opponents.

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Saturday March 2 2019
Iachini: 'Empoli errors costly'

Empoli Coach Beppe Iachini had “huge regrets” after a 3-3 draw with Parma, as “there are always distractions and you pay for those in Serie A.”

The Tuscans were trailing three times at the Stadio Castellani, largely against the run of play, but kept fighting back for a point.

“We play good football, create chances, but there are always distractions and you pay a heavy price for those in Serie A,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.

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Saturday March 2 2019
Iachini: 'Parma thrive in open space'

Empoli Coach Beppe Iachini is concerned by the Parma prowess on counter-attacks, “so we must read the situations well.”

It kicks off at 14.00 GMT, click here for a match preview.

“We had done well against Milan, but when conceding two goals from the first two shots on target, that knocked the wind out of our sails,” said Iachini in his Press conference.

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Friday February 22 2019
Iachini: 'Unthinkable error on the goal'

Empoli Coach Beppe Iachini felt two Milan goals in two minutes was “too big a blow to recover from at San Siro” and blamed their own errors.

The Tuscans had held out well in the first half, but Krzysztof Piatek’s opener was swiftly followed by a Franck Kessie chip over the goalkeeper.

Samu Castillejo eventually sealed the 3-0 result, although Lucas Paqueta and Fabio Borini had goals ruled offside.

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Thursday February 21 2019
Iachini issues Empoli warning

Empoli boss Beppe Iachini has warned his side that ‘if we go to Milan passively, we’ll have no chance of winning’ their Serie A match on Friday.

The game kicks off at 19:30 GMT tomorrow – click here for a preview.

“We got back to winning ways in our last game, but we were close to doing so on other occasions,” Iachini said at a Press conference.

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Friday February 8 2019
Iachini: Empoli deserved more

Beppe Iachini claims Empoli have ‘great regret on our part’ after they failed to ‘bring home what we deserved’ against Lazio on Thursday.

“In the last 5-6 games we’ve been involved in some unfavourable incidents, but there’s not much we can do about them,” the Coach said after his side’s 1-0 defeat.

“We put together some great moves but we lacked the last pass too often in the final third.

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Wednesday February 6 2019
Iachini: 'Empoli want points at Lazio'

Beppe Iachini insists Empoli are “putting in good performances, but we need to start getting the points to show for them” against Lazio.

It kicks off on Thursday at 19.30 GMT.

“I asked for some stats and saw we are the eighth team in Serie A with regards to attacking situations and created opportunities,” noted the Coach in his Press conference.

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Sunday February 3 2019
Iachini explains Mevlja mystery

Beppe Iachini wants Empoli to “cut down on the errors” after a 2-2 draw with Chievo, but admits the Miha Mevlja transfer from Zenit might not go through.

The Tuscans fought back from 2-0 down with a Ciccio Caputo goal either side of the half-time break.

“We played well, but made some naïve errors and compromised the result once again,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.

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Friday February 1 2019
'Empoli had to sell Zajc'

Empoli boss Beppe Iachini admits his club had to sell Miha Zajc so they could ‘fund other deals’ on deadline day.

The Tuscans’ Serie A match against Chievo kicks off at 14:00 GMT on Saturday – click here for a preview.

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