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Sunday February 4 2018
Inzaghi: 'Lazio have alternatives'

Simone Inzaghi is forced into changes when Lazio host Genoa tomorrow night, but is glad to have “more than one alternative to consider.”

It kicks off on Monday at 19.45 GMT, click here for a match preview.

“Without doubt, this is a tough game for us, as over the years Genoa have been a really difficult opponent,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

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Sunday February 4 2018
Ballardini: ‘No Lazio fear’

Davide Ballardini insists his Genoa team are not scared by the prospect of facing free-scoring Lazio.

The Biancocelesti top Serie A’s goalscoring charts this season, having found the net 57 times in 22 matches played so far.

However, the Griffone tactician is convinced his side can compete with Simone Inzaghi’s team on Monday night.

“No, they are a very strong team but if Genoa are the Genoa I know we can hold our own,” Ballardini responded when asked if Lazio are to be feared.

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Sunday January 28 2018
Ballardini: ‘Genoa unlucky’

Davide Ballardini believes Genoa were ‘unlucky’ to lose this afternoon’s Serie A clash with Udinese.

Despite enjoying the lion’s share of the opportunities, the Griffone were beaten by Valon Behrami’s second half winner for the Bianconeri.

“We played well. We were tenacious but unlucky,” Ballardini said after the 1-0 defeat.

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Saturday January 27 2018
Ballardini: 'Pellegri destined for greatness'

Davide Ballardini prepares Genoa for the Udinese test and is confident Monaco-bound Pietro Pellegri “is destined to have a great career.”

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

“We must build on the second half against Juventus, the attitude we showed, the character and hunger to cause problems for our opponents,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

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Monday January 22 2018
Ballardini: ‘Good second half’

Coach Davide Ballardini “was very pleased with Genoa in the second half” against Juventus.

The Grifone were beaten 1-0 in Turin this evening, but the tactician was pleased with his side’s performance after the break.

“In the first half we didn’t give ourselves any points of reference going forward and we didn't do well,” Ballardini confessed, speaking to Sky after the match.

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Saturday January 20 2018
Ballardini: 'Genoa are a team'

Davide Ballardini admits Genoa “might not be beautiful yet, but we are a team” as their clean sheet record is at risk against Juventus.

It kicks off on Monday at 19.45 GMT, click here for a match preview.

“The Winter break was really necessary, as the season started in July and there have been a lot of games. From the test results we’ve seen, it looks as if our players have continued their training schedule,” smiled the Coach in his Press conference.

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Saturday January 6 2018
Ballardini: ‘We can do better’

Davide Ballardini still believes there is room for Genoa to improve after an important 1-0 win over Sassuolo.

Andrej Galabinov’s late winner at Marassi secured three points for the Griffone, putting clear day-light between themselves and the relegation zone.

“It was a very difficult game,” Ballardini admitted after the final whistle. “Sassuolo are a team we have known about for a long time.

“They have quality players, especially up front.

“We did well not to give much away and stay compact.

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Saturday January 6 2018
Ballardini: ‘Sassuolo an example’

Genoa boss Davide Ballardini hails opponents Sassuolo as ‘an example to Italian football.’

The two sides lock horns at Marassi today in a clash between two sides towards the wrong end of the Serie A table.

The Griffone tactician is an admirer of the Neroverdi's philosophy of developing and nurturing young Italian talent whilst also operating within their means.

“This will be an important match against an important club,” Ballardini told reporters.

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Saturday December 23 2017
Ballardini: ‘We deserved late win’

Davide Ballardini believes Genoa deserved their late win over Benevento, following Gianluca Lapadula’s injury time penalty.

The Griffone looked like stumbling to a disappointing draw at Marassi against a team who had lost all but one of their matches so far this season.

However, Lapadula converted from the spot after being fouled in the box in the closing stages to spare his side’s blushes and claim a vital three points.

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Saturday December 23 2017
Ballardini: ‘A very important match’

Davide Ballardini describes Genoa’s match with Benevento as a ‘very important assignment.’

Despite battling to a creditable goalless draw at Fiorentina, the Griffone fell back into the Serie A relegation zone last weekend and today face a home encounter with the League’s bottom club.

“The season is long, we are not even half-way through our journey yet,” Ballardini commented at a Press conference. “We need to pedal and run.

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