NEWS
Saturday September 14 2019
Juve lose leadership after 560 days

Juventus have lost the Serie A leadership for the first time since March 3, 2018, a run of 560 days at the top of the table, replaced by Inter.

The Bianconeri were held to a 0-0 draw by Fiorentina this afternoon, while Inter beat Udinese 1-0 to maintain their perfect start to the season.

That means that after 560 days, Juve are not the Serie A leaders, replaced by the Nerazzurri.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Fiorentina make their point

It was a result with very different sensations for Fiorentina, Juventus and the Scudetto rivals, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.

In Florence, not all goalless draws are created equal. A share of the spoils with most teams visiting the Stadio Artemio Franchi might be a source of frustration and regret. Against Juventus, however, and especially after two defeats in a row to start their season, this one was priceless.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Liveblog: Serie A Wk3 Super Saturday

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Fiorentina-Juventus is a grudge match, Napoli host Sampdoria and Inter welcome Udinese.

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We begin at 14.00 UK time at the Stadio Artemio Franchi, where Federico Chiesa’s rebooted Fiorentina try to end the perfect start to Maurizio Sarri’s Juventus career.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Commisso: 'Ribery better than Ronaldo!'

Fiorentina President Rocco Commisso was full of praise for his squad after troubling Juventus. “Did you see Franck Ribery? He was better than Cristiano Ronaldo!”

The Italian-American patron was in the stands of the Stadio Franchi for this 0-0 draw, which saw the Viola have by far the best chances.

“I am very happy, as the lads gave their heart and it was a fun afternoon,” Commisso told Sky Sport Italia.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Sarri: 'Juve did well to get a draw'

Maurizio Sarri felt Juventus ought to be pleased with a draw against Fiorentina, because amid injuries “a team with less personality would’ve lost.”

The Coach made his first competitive appearance on the touchline after recovering from pneumonia, as he watched their wins over Parma and Napoli from afar.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Montella: 'Ribery champion mentality'

Vincenzo Montella hails Franck Ribery and Gaetano Castrovilli after a 0-0 draw with Juventus, but rues the lack of a winning Fiorentina goal. “We’re on the right track.”

The Viola had better possession, passing, shots and even 10 corners to zero, but it still ended 0-0.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Ribery: 'That's why I came to Fiorentina'

Franck Ribery saw improvements as Fiorentina held Juventus 0-0 and praised the fans. “I came to Florence for a crowd like this.”

The Viola picked up their first point of the season after defeats to Napoli and Genoa, with the best chances testing Wojciech Szczesny.

“I am very happy, as it’s been three months since I played a full game and it went well. I am trying to find my form and it was a step forward,” Ribery told Sky Sport Italia after 68 minutes on the field.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Injury-hit Juve hold out in Florence

Fiorentina had the best chances with Federico Chiesa and Franck Ribery, but Juventus clung on for a point despite losing three players to injury.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Paratici: 'Mandzukic to Qatar'

Juventus director Fabio Paratici confirms Mario Mandzukic is heading towards Qatar rather than MLS or LAFC. “He has been an important player for us.”

The Croatia international was left out of the squad travelling to face Fiorentina, as after being dropped from the Champions League squad list, his future seems to be elsewhere.

“There are market opportunities that present themselves,” Paratici told Sky Sport Italia.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Prade': 'Chiesa understood project'

Fiorentina director of sport Daniele Pradè knows it’ll take “the perfect performance” against Juventus and describes how they kept Federico Chiesa.

It kicks off at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

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