Maran: It’s difficult to play against Roma when they’re on form

Maran Chievo

Chievo coach Rolando Maran has praised Luciano Spalletti’s Roma after the Mussi Volanti lost 3-0 to the Giallorossi on Sunday afternoon. The Gialloblu were dismantled as I Lupi dominated the match limiting to Chievo to a few half-chances from range. “Roma are such a strong team and it’s difficult to play them when they perform like More...

by Liam Stewart | Published 3 weeks ago
italy spain
By Vito Doria On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Player Ratings: Italy 1-1 Spain

Italy drew 1-1 with Spain at the Stadio Friuli in Udine on Thursday night in their international friendly. Azzurri coach Antonio Conte experimented with the 3-4-3 formation and the decision paid off as his side More...

By George Rinaldi On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Player Ratings: Italy 2-2 Romania

Italy drew 2-2 with Romania at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara on Tuesday night in an international friendly to end the calendar year with just four wins. Bogdan Stancu put the visitors ahead early on butClaudio Marchisio More...

Monachello - Italy U21
By Kaustubh Pandey On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Player Ratings: Italy U21 v Lithuania U21

The Italy U-21s saw off Lithuania in convincing fashion in their European Under-21 Championships qualifying group Group 2 encounter at the Stadio Teofilo Patini. The Azzurrini played out the game in a comfortable More...

De Bruyne Italy
By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Player Ratings: Belgium 3-1 Italy

Italy were defeated 3-1 by Belgium in an international friendly in Brussels to mark the 30th anniversary of the Heysel tragedy. Antonio Candreva gave the Azzurri the lead, but goals from Jan Vertonghen, Kevin De More...

Soriano Italy v Norway
By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Player Ratings: Italy 2-1 Norway

Italy ensured their place at the top of Group H in the European Championship qualifiers with a 2-1 win over Norway. The Azzurri conceded early to Alexander Tettey but responded through second half goals from Alessandro More...

eder italy azerbajian
By Liam Stewart On Saturday, October 10th, 2015

Azerbaijan 1-3 Italy: Player Ratings

Italy beat Azerbaijan 3-1 in the Baku Olympic Stadium on a rainy night, to secure their place at Euro 2016. Despite not dominating the game the Azzurri took the lead in the 11th minute through Eder after he was More...

By Liam Stewart On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Player Ratings: Italy U21 3-0 Slovenia U21

  Italy U21 beat Slovenia U21 3-0 to make it two wins from two games in their qualifying group for Euro 2017. Gaetano Monachello scored two goals after coming on for Federico Bernadeschi before Marco Benassi More...

Luigi Di Biagio Italy
By Liam Stewart On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Player Ratings: Italy U-21 1-0 Slovenia U-21

Italy U-21’s beat Slovenia U-21’s 1-0 at the Stadio Citta del Tricolore on Tuesday afternoon to start their Euro 2017 Qualification campaign with a win. Federico Bernadeschi scored the only goal of More...

By Martin Carter On Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Italy 1-0 Bulgaria: Player Ratings

Italy beat Bulgaria 1-0 at the Stadio Renzo Barbera on Sunday evening in their Group H Euro 2016 qualifier in Palermo, as they edged a little closer to a place at next year’s finals in France. A twice taken More...