Yesterday's 1-0 victory over Bologna wasn't a ringing endorsement for Fonseca Football®, nor for the sport itself, but it proved once again that Roma can win ugly when necessary. As we pointed out in the post-match highlights, despite the lack of fireworks Paulo Fonseca still managed a unique feat, playing ugly, pragmatic football for large swaths of the match before flipping the switch in the second half, bringing on his regulars and then showcasing the triangulated, free-flowing football we al...
Reports by Gazzetta dello Sport, via Sport Witness, earlier this week claimed Everton are monitoring Bologna’s sought-after defender Takehiro Tomiyasu, who could emerge as Carlo Ancelotti’s own Virgil Van Dijk if Marcel Brands can seal a deal. The Toffees are claimed to be keeping track of Tomiyasu’s situation ahead of the summer transfer market, as his services are likely to become available.
Romelu Lukaku scored his 20th Serie A goal of the season to earn Inter Milan a 1-0 win at Bologna on Saturday and send the Milanese club eight points clear on top of the table. The Belgian struck after 32 minutes to become the seventh player in Inter’s 113-year history to reach the 20-goal mark in two consecutive Serie A seasons, after notching 23 in his debut campaign last year.
|Champions League (League Winners): Internazionale|
|Champions League (League Position): Milan, Juventus, Atalanta|
|Europa Cup (League Position): Napoli|
|Conference League (League Position): Lazio|
|Relegation (League Position): Cagliari, Parma, Crotone|