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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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Tuesday January 8 2019
Empoli hopeful over midfield trio

Beppe Iachini ‘doesn’t think’ Rade Krunic, Ismael Bennacer or Hamed Traore will leave Empoli this month but backs them to ‘play for big clubs’ one day.

The trio helped Empoli end the first half of the season three points clear of the Serie A relegation zone in their debut campaigns as top-flight players, naturally fuelling speculation that bigger sides could snap them up.

Nonetheless, their Coach told Corriere dello Sport: “Krunic, Bennacer and Traore are having good seasons.

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Sunday December 16 2018
Iachini: 'Fiorentina did better'

Coach Beppe Iachini admits "Fiorentina did better" in the Tuscan derby, but sees Empoli's eventual 3-1 defeat as "part of a growth process.”

The Azzurri took the lead in the first half with a tap-in by Rade Krunic, but were eventually demolished 3-1 by an aggressive Viola side.

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Sunday December 16 2018
Pioli: 'Fiorentina must step up'

Stefano Pioli urges Fiorentina to “step up” ahead of the Tuscan Derby with Empoli and is confident Giovanni Simeone is back to his old self.

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

The Viola are hungry for results, having not won a game since late September, managing six draws and two defeats.

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