Maurizio Sarri and Juventus: A Relationship That Never Worked

They never really seemed to fit each other, Maurizio Sarri and Juventus. And the former Napoli and Chelsea Comandante’s adventure at the helm of the Bianconeri ended today as the Turin club announced his sacking. Sarri leaves after just one season where he conquered a Scudetto but failed to win any other trophy and, moreover, his supporters and management’s hearts.

Genoa Overcome Lecce 2-1 In Key Relegation Battle

Genoa took a big step towards remaining in Serie A on Sunday as they beat direct contender Lecce 2-1 at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium. Davide Nicola’s Rossoblu increased their lead over the Giallorossi to four points with just four games to go, thanks to Toni Sanabria's opener and Lecce goalkeeper Gabriel's own goal - which neutralized Marco Mancosu's equalizer.

Former Referee Collina Reflects On VAR at World Football Summit

VAR can really save a referee’s career, said Pierluigi Collina in a virtual conversation with football journalist Gabriele Marcotti at the World Football Summit. The former Italian referee fully backed up the introduction of the video assistant technology and discussed how its future evolution may add even greater benefit to the game.

Francesco Vicari Late Own Goal Saves Milan Against SPAL

SPAL and Milan ended on a 2-2 score their Wednesday night battle at the Paolo Mazza Stadium in Ferrara in Serie A Round 29, courtesy of a shocking own goal by Biancazzurri defender Francesco Vicari which helped the Rossoneri grab at least one point after going down 0-2. A major disappointment for SPAL which honestly deserved to take home the three points.

Atalanta Come From Behind To Shatter Lazio Title Hopes

Every time you think Atalanta have reached their limit, they proceed to push that limit further. Tonight’s exploit was collecting the scalp of Lazio, inflicting a hard blow to the Biancocelesti’s hopes of Scudetto. Atalanta beat Lazio 3-2 at the Gewiss Stadium, coming back from a 0-2 deficit by means of Robin Gosens, Ruslan Malinkvskyi, and José Palomino’s goals.

Farewell To Pierino Prati, Milan’s Man of The Hat-Trick

The world of calcio lost another giant as former Milan striker Pierino Prati died at 73 today. Just a few days after Mario Corso, another iconic player from the 1960s left this world, taking away a good share of sweet memories from the most aged football fans. Prati went down in history as the first player to have ever scored a hat-trick in a European Cup Final.

Lu-La Awakens as Inter Overcome Sampdoria In Rescheduled Game

Antonio Conte needs to thank the Lu-La for Sunday night’s 2-1 over Sampdoria which consolidated Inter’s third place in the Serie A table. Goals by their striker duo Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez gave the Nerazzurri a comfortable lead in a rescheduled game from Round 25 before Sampdoria’s Morten Thorsby reopened the match in the second half.

Mario Corso Dies at 79, Grande Inter Lose Another Piece

The Grande Inter – the almost-invincible Nerazzurri squad from the 1960s - lost another piece as unforgettable number 11 Mario Corso died on Friday aged 79. Corso was known for his trademark “dead leaf free-kick” consisting of hitting the ball on the inside of the foot to give it such an effect as to make it dip or curl at the last minute.  

Gattuso’s Napoli Win Post-COVID Coppa Italia On Penalties

Napoli won the Coppa Italia 2020 beating Juventus on penalties after a nil-nil draw. The Partenopei won the penalty lottery scoring from all their four attempts, while Juventus missed their first two shots. The first post-COVID 19 Italian trophy is all for Gennaro Gattuso, who inherited a team on the verge of a breakdown and managed to put their pieces back together.

Mertens, Ospina Stop Inter, Send Napoli to Coppa Italia Final

Behind closed doors at the San Paolo Stadium, Napoli held Inter onto a 1-1 tie in the second Coppa Italia Semi-Final, advancing to the final stage on a 2-1 aggregate score to meet Juventus on Wednesday, June 17. Dries Mertens equalized Christian Eriksen’s opener to become Napoli’s all-time best scorer at 122 – surpassing no less than Marek Hamsik.