Spalletti: Roma squad can become stars against Lyon

Roma coach Luciano Spalletti believes the odds are slightly in his club’s favour ahead of their Europa League clash against Lyon, but urged his players to prove themselves. The Giallorossi go into the second leg of the Last 16 tie 4-2 down after an away defeat to their French opponents, but despite the deficit Spalletti is confident that his team More...

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By Forza Italian Football Staff On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Dzeko using Manchester City comeback as Roma’s inspiration

Having been involved in one of the most stunning comebacks of all time, Edin Dzeko has backed Roma to pull one off in the Europa League. His side trail Lyon 4-2 on aggregate ahead of Thursday night’s clash More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Sunday, October 9th, 2016
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Is An Italian Team Destined For European Glory?

With five teams challenging for European football supremacy, Forza Italian Football analyses their chances in the Europa and Champions League Italian teams have historically been among the most successful in European More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Sassuolo to face Red Star Belgrade in Europa League play-off

In a historic first season in European football, Sassuolo will face Serbian side Red Star Belgrade in their Europa League play-off match. The Nerovderi came sixth in Serie A last season and defeated FC Luzern 4-1 More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Lazio midfielder ashamed by humiliating Europa League exit

A demoralising 3-0 defeat to Sparta Prague left Lazio’s Senad Lulic embarrassed in front of the team’s home supporters at the Stadio Olimpico. Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg in Prague, the Biancocelesti More...

By Luca Gunby On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Pioli: Lazio must show pride after Sparta Prague defeat

Lazio coach Stefano Pioli called on his players to shown some pride and effort after they were beaten 3-0 at home by Sparta Prague and eliminated from the Europa League. The Aquile boss accepted that his team deserved More...

By Luca Gunby On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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Pioli: The Europa League could save Lazio’s season

Lazio coach Stefano Pioli has claimed that his side can save their season by taking the Europa League very seriously and pushing for silverware. The capital club drew 1-1 with Sparta Prague in the Czech capital More...

By Vieri Capretta On Friday, March 11th, 2016
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Lazio midfielder demands winning mentality

Lucas Biglia praised Lazio’s approach against Sparta Prague in the Europa League and wants his team to always have this winning mentality. The midfielder added the Biancocelesti demonstrated they are a cohesive More...

By Connall Shaw On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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Podcast: Thief puncher, ball winner, world’s best defender

The Italian Football Fancast is the only Serie A podcast for fans of Calcio. ForzaItalianFootball.com‘s Editor-in-chief Luke Vance Barr teams up with Luca Gunby and Padraig Whelan to talk about all the latest More...

By Connall Shaw On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Europa League – Round of 32 Roundup: Lacklustre Fiorentina and Napoli unable to join Lazio

Thursday night proved a disastrous evening for Italians in Europe, as both Fiorentina and Napoli dropped out of the Europa League, leaving Stefano Pioli’s Lazio the sole team remaining to fly the flag in the More...

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