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Friday November 18 2016
Rastelli: 'Cagliari reshuffled'

Massimo Rastelli is dealing with an injury crisis as Cagliari travel to Chievo tomorrow. “Our plans are going to be reshuffled.”

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

Daniele Dessena sits out a ban, joining the injured Fabio Pisacane, Panagiotis Tachtsidis, Nicola Murru, Joao Pedro, Artur Ionita and Marco Capuano.

Maurico Isla is also in doubt at the Stadio Bentegodi.

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Saturday November 5 2016
Rastelli: 'Cagliari not the same away'

Massimo Rastelli believes Cagliari have “a psychological issue” on their travels after a 5-1 defeat to Torino.

The Sardinians have lost all but one of their away fixtures this season, aside from a shock victory over Inter at San Siro.

“We have a good position in the table still, but it’s not fully satisfying,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.

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Monday October 31 2016
Rastelli: ‘Happy for Dessena’

Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli is “happy for the win and our captain” after Daniele Dessena’s double beat Palermo.

The Isolani emerged as 2-1 winners at Sant’Elia tonight, putting them nine points ahead of the drop zone. Click here for a match report.

“It’s normal that we had to show more strength after conceding so many goals,” Rastelli explained to Sky after the match.

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Sunday October 30 2016
Rastelli plays down Cagliari season

Massimo Rastelli has moved to play down expectations for Cagliari’s season, while also confirming Bruno Alves will start against Palermo.

The Sardinians enjoyed an excellent start to life back in Serie A, including a famous win against Inter at San Siro, but have recently lost momentum with two successive defeats.

“Even for high-calibre players it isn’t easy to carry the team during difficult matches,” Rastelli said at the Press conference to preview Monday’s match with the Sicily side.

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Tuesday October 25 2016
Rastelli: 'Cagliari, forget Viola'

Massimo Rastelli urged Cagliari to “forget Fiorentina and focus on Lazio,” as the Sardinians aim for another upset.

It kicks off on Wednesday at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“Tomorrow we will make four changes, but I don’t want to lose the nature of the team,” said Coach Rastelli in his Press conference.

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Sunday October 23 2016
Rastelli: ‘We’ve achieved nothing’

Massimo Rastelli says Cagliari have not achieved anything yet this season following their defeat to Fiorentina.

The Sardinian side had made an excellent start to life back in Serie A and went into the match against the Viola on the back of three straight victories. However, they came unstuck against Paulo Sousa’s team, going down 5-3 at Stadio Sant’Elia.

“After a good start we had a great chance with De Gennaro,” Rastelli commented after the match. “Then we stopped playing.

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Sunday October 23 2016
Rastelli: ‘Inter means nothing’

Massimo Rastelli says Cagliari’s win at San Siro over Inter last week means nothing as they prepare to face Fiorentina.

The Sardinians recorded a famous 2-1 win over the Nerazzurri, claiming a third straight Serie A victory in the process.

“Wins help you to grow but there is always danger around the corner,” Rastelli warned at a Press conference. “It would be foolish to lower our concentration.

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Sunday October 16 2016
Rastelli: 'Inter totally unbalanced'

Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli reveals he studied Inter carefully to win at San Siro. “They have a lot of quality, but no balance.”

Joao Mario had put the hosts in front this afternoon before Federico Melchiorri scored one and forced Samir Handanovic to concede another in the 2-1 result.

“I chose to use Melchiorri today rather than Marco Borriello because I knew Inter would push forward more than usual,” the tactician told Sky Sport Italia.

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Sunday October 16 2016
Rastelli: ‘Inter as good as Juve’

Cagliari boss Massimo Rastelli believes Sunday’s opponents Inter are as good as Serie A champions Juventus.

The Sardinian club are just one point and one place behind Frank De Boer’s team heading into the meeting at San Siro, but the 47-year-old thinks his players will have to play a perfect match in order to get anything out of it.

“We will be facing a great team. In my opinion they are equal to Juventus,” Rastelli commented at a pre-match Press conference.

“From our point of view, we will need to play a perfect match.

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Friday October 14 2016
Rastelli: 'Inter are close to Juventus'

Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli feels Sunday’s opponents Inter “are close to Juventus in terms of squad depth and quality.”

It kicks off on Sunday at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“In order to get a result against Inter, Cagliari will need the perfect performance, making hardly any mistakes and hoping that the Nerazzurri are on a bad day,” the Coach told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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