Roma suffer on both ends against Barcelona

FC Barcelona v AS Roma - UEFA Champions League

Ryan Wrenn analyses the Gialorossi’s heavy defeat at the Camp Nou on Tuesday evening, and believes Edin Dzeko’s early chance proved costly for Rdi Garcia’s men. It might be difficult to appreciate, but the 6-1 demolition Roma suffered at Barcelona’s Camp Nou on Tuesday was broadly similar to the much more credible 1-1 draw the More...

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By Ryan Wrenn On Monday, November 9th, 2015

Top-heavy Roma force Lazio out of Derby della Capitale

Roma beat Lazio 2-0 in the Rome Derby Sunday as the victor’s offensive revolution continued. Ryan Wrenn looks at where the game was won and lost. Arguably the most important improvement Roma coach Rudi Garcia More...

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By Ryan Wrenn On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Allegri’s tactical nous the saviour for Juventus in Derby triumph

Juventus saw off their Turin rivals Torino 2-1 on round 11 of Serie A action in the season’s first Derby Della Mole, Ryan Wrenn takes a loot at why the Bianconeri owe a lot to coach Massimiliano Allegri for More...

By Ryan Wrenn On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

How Juventus are quietly rediscovering the form that made them Italy’s best

Juventus may well be currently languishing outside the top 10, but as their performance against Atalanta suggests, the reigning Serie A champions are starting to rediscover the form that made them great, writes More...

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By Ryan Wrenn On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Mancini’s tactical blunder against Fiorentina a concern for Inter

Ahead of the seventh round of Serie A fixtures, Ryan Wrenn reflects on Fiorentina’s battle with Inter from the previous round of games, with a focus on how the Viola were so tactically superior. Fiorentina More...

AS Roma v FC Internazionale Milano - Serie A
By Ryan Wrenn On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Serie A Begins to Embrace Roma’s Front Three

This fourth round of Serie A fixtures saw the clearest indication yet that Italian sides are embracing a front three system similar to what Rudi Garcia brought to Roma two seasons ago. The Serie A Garcia arrived More...

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By Ryan Wrenn On Monday, September 14th, 2015

The Lessons and Failures of the Derby della Madonnina

It’s tempting to look at the two teams fielded by Inter and AC Milan in Sunday’s Milan Derby and note all the hallmarks of the Juventus side that has dominated Serie A for the last four years. There More...

By Ryan Wrenn On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Why Allegri’s new-look Juventus is stuttering

Two consecutive losses in their first two matches sees Juventus sit in 17th position on the Serie A table. And with the Bianconeri’s title defence off to a faltering start, Ryan Wrenn assesses what has gone More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Monday, June 8th, 2015

The Chiellini-sized hole: How the Juventus defender could have changed the Champions League final’s outcome against Barcelona

Forza Italian Football have taken a closer look at the goals conceded by the Bianconeri and have discovered that had the side deployed a back-three, things might have been different. Last weekend’s Champions More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Saturday, June 6th, 2015

A tactical analysis – How Juventus can beat Barcelona… With some help from Malaga

With many observers believing red-hot favourites Barcelona will beat Juventus and lift the Champions Legaue trophy this Saturday evening, a look back at La Liga would suggest that the Blaugrana have been unpicked by More...


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