After securing knockout Champions League football in the new year Lazio lined out against Cagliari in the 14th round of this season's Serie A. Pedro got on the score sheet after just eight minutes and this proved to be the decisive goal as the home side just about held on for a 1-0 win.
Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta quickly came out to dismiss the chatter about the Nerazzurri being interested in Nahitan Nandez, as his agent Pablo Bentancur instead claimed recently: “His statements were improvident, to say the least. We have never searched for any of his players."
Pablo Bentancur, the agent of Nahitan Nandez, is once again offering his client to big clubs and directly mentioned Inter in an interview: “We’re negotiating with them, and they want him. His contract expires in June 2024. We have received several calls, including theirs."
Inter elected to keep Stefano Sensi in the squad following an encouraging season at Monza, especially health-wise, as he managed to avoid injuries for the most part. However, he has played very little so far. He could be on the move in January. A few smaller teams are interested in his services.
Claudio Ranieri cut a frustrated character after his Cagliari side relinquished a two-game winning Serie A run with a 2-1 defeat at Juventus. The Sardinians showed plenty of defensive promise in the first half, taking a 0-0 scoreline into halftime, only to collapse after the interval.
Ranieri helped Juventus escape the clutches of Serie B following Calciopoli, leading them back to Serie A at the end of the 2000s. However, he left the club after a stint of poor results, as Juventus went on to hire Ciro Ferrera to lead the dugout.
Saturday's Serie A action rounds off at the Allianz Stadium as Juventus and Cagliari go head-to-head for the first time since April 2022. Let's look at our match preview for this contest.
Claudio Ranieri is finally seeing some positive results in Sardinia, with a second straight win in Serie A now lifting the Isolani marginally above the drop zone. He is ready to lead his team into safety, as the league table takes shape. He addressed Juventus' Scudetto chances.
Cagliari are on a positive note for the first time this season, with the 2-1 victory over Genoa marking their third successive victory across all competitions. Substitute Gabriele Zappa proved to be the difference maker for the Sardinians, as he struck the winner in the 69th minute from inside the box.
The full Coppa Italia Round of 16 fixtures have been revealed after the final leg of matches were played out on Thursday night. Several fantastic match-ups and interesting tactical encounters are set to take place next month. Parma shocked Lecce with a 4-2 victory, thus setting up a clash against Fiorentina.
Hero of the greatest comeback victory in Serie A history, Leonardo Pavoletti has revealed who his role model is. Inspired by their captain, Ranieri's Cagliari executed a stunning four-goal comeback in the second-half, with Pavoletti himself scoring a brace in stoppage time in the 4-3 win over Frosinone.
Claudio Ranieri has registered quite a handful of records to his name in his glorious managerial career, but the 4-3 comeback victory over Frosinone is perhaps up there as one of his greatest achievements. The humble veteran praised his outfit for fighting until the end after the executing the most historic comeback in Serie A.