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Maurizio Sarri’s first nine months at Juventus have been troubled to say the least, with high expectations weighing on the manager’s mind since his first day in Turin, and consistent delays that have broken up his working rhythm. Even so, his side is still in contention to win every competition. How has Sarri gone about […]

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Tactics Atalanta Bergamo Gasperini

The city of Bergamo is a very very grim place right now. Yet it is here, right at the heart of Italy’s horrendous Covid crisis, that one of this season’s most beautiful stories played out as local small-town football club Atalanta rose to the peak of their powers and looked to join Serie A’s elite. […]

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Lazio tactics Serie A Italy Simone Inzaghi

The battle between Juventus and Inter is catching most of the attention, but this historical Serie A season is getting shaped by a surprise architect. With 26 games played – and the Serie A now suspended at least until April 3rd – Lazio sit on 62 points, only one behind league leaders Juventus. Prior to […]

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Tactical analysis Lazio Roma Internazionale 2-1 Serie A

Inter’s first-half lead was overturned by a second-half comeback that saw Lazio once again showcase their mental improvements. Despite falling behind they did not lose their composure and until the final whistle, they remained compact and stern in defense, exposing Inter’s offensive woes for the umpteenth time.  Tactical analysis and match report by Kareem Bianchi. […]

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Atalanta Bergamo welcomed AS Roma to the Gewiss Stadium in the enthralling battle for Serie A’s fourth spot. Games between these two teams usually don’t disappoint and another captivating contest ensued here, as Atalanta edged past Roma this time around. Tactical analysis and match report by Julian Chingoma. Atalanta came into the game off a […]

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Tactical analysis Internazionale Napoli 0-1 Coppa Italia

Gennaro Gattuso’s defensive plan once again caught an Italian top team unprepared, as clinical finishing placed Napoli in the lead despite only sporadically breaking through Inter’s pressing. Antonio Conte desperately searched for an equalizer by discharging all of the weapons at hand, but came up empty-handed.  Tactical analysis and match report by Kareem Bianchi. Sunday’s […]

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