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Sunday September 27 2015
Rossi: 'Destro not the problem'

Coach Delio Rossi calls Bologna's 2-1 defeat to Udinese ‘our best game yet’, while defending Mattia Destro: ‘He’s not the problem’.

The former Roma and Milan striker was the biggest transfer for the Felsinei this summer, but so far he notched no goals in any of the five games he played, including today's defeat.

“We lost, but the individual episodes did not go our way,” Rossi told Rai Sport after the game.

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Saturday September 19 2015
'Bologna, Destro needs time'

Coach Delio Rossi believes Mattia Destro will reward his team ‘in due time’, whilst thanking Bologna supporters.

It’s been a rough start to the season for the Petroniani as they go into tomorrow’s game against Frosinone, played at 2p.m. UK time, as the only two teams still with zero points in the standings.

But they have not lost the support of their fans, as 500 of them showed up at the team’s base in Casteldebole this morning.

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Monday September 14 2015
Rossi: ‘Bologna a work in progress’

Delio Rossi describes his Bologna side as ‘a work in progress’ after defeat to Sampdoria.

The Rossoblu matched the hosts for the first hour of the match, but were beaten 2-0 following Luca Rizzo’s red card, click here for a match report.

“We’re a work in progress,” Rossi told journalists in his post-match Press conference.

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Monday September 14 2015
Red card costs Bologna

Sampdoria got the better of Bologna, thanks to goals from Roberto Soriano and Eder, after a red card for the visitors.

The result sees Walter Zenga's side move up to third in Serie A, click here for a full match report.

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Monday September 14 2015
Line-ups: Sampdoria-Bologna

Bologna visit Sampdoria in a rescheduled match, with Eder and Luis Muriel leading the line for the hosts.

The match was called off yesterday after storms in Genoa, and will instead take place tonight.

Italian international Mattia Destro will lead the line for the visitors in a 4-2-3-1 formation, with Franco Brienza, Anthony Mounier and Emmanuele Giaccherini in support.

Sampdoria Coach Walter Zenga sticks with his tried-and-tested front-two of Eder and Luis Muriel, with Roberto Soriano just in behind in a 4-3-1-2 system.

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Sunday September 6 2015
Pt2: Assessing Italy's youth

Italy must reshape its roster to regain international success. In part two of his analysis, Vincent van Genechten evaluates the new breed of strikers.

STRIKERS

Lorenzo Insigne (24, Napoli)

Insigne made his way through the youth ranks at Napoli and had very successful loans at Foggia and Pescara. The winger scored 37 goals in only two seasons and returned to the Partenopei in 2012. In three Serie A campaigns Insigne sits at 10 goals and an impressive 21 assists. He hasn’t made the expected big bang as he’s only played six times for the Azzurri, but he’s developed into a very good player for a strong Serie A side, being valued at €15m.

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Tuesday August 25 2015
Destro: ‘Important Bologna project’

Mattia Destro reveals Bologna’s ‘important project’ convinced him to sign for the newly-promoted side.

The striker spent the second half of last season at Milan, but the Rossoneri opted not to make the deal permanent, and he returned to Roma.

The capital club then tried to sell him to Monaco, which Destro rejected, before eventually agreeing to join the Rossoblu.

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Friday August 21 2015
Rossi: 'Don't pressure Destro'

Delio Rossi warns Bologna fans not to expect miracles from Mattia Destro against Lazio on his debut tomorrow.

It kicks off at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday at 19:45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“Destiny wanted me to start this adventure with a team and environment that I know very well,” said the former Lazio Coach in his Press conference.

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Wednesday August 19 2015
Destro crowded: 'Bologna, I'm happy!'

Mattia Destro was greeted by 400 supporters upon arriving to Bologna, where he claimed he was 'very happy' to be there.

The striker took what many saw as a step down in his career by joining the Felsinei after his spells with Roma and Milan, but his mood seems to be positive.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the 24-year-old was greeted by a crowd of over 400 supporters at the train station and had to make his way through them.

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Tuesday August 18 2015
Official: Falco to Bologna

After Roma striker Mattia Destro, Bologna have officially signed Filippo Falco from Lecce.

The newly-promoted side are leaving it late to complete their squad, as the Serie A season begins this weekend.

This evening the club announced a deal with Lecce to sign Falco on loan with mandatory option to buy.

The 23-year-old is an attacking right-sided winger who can play in a number of forward roles.

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