Atalanta:Luis Murieltweaked his knee against Genoa but he was available versus Dinamo Zagreb, so he avoided significant problems.
Bologna:Blerin Dzemailipicked up a calf ailment but he made the squad list. Danilo remains out with a thigh strain.
Brescia: Daniele Dessena is suspended and Mario Balotelli will serve the final game of his disqualification. Bruno Martella (calf) and Giangiacomo Magnani, Ernesto Torregrossa (quad) and Emanuele Ndoj (ankle shelf) stay on the shelf. Continue reading →
Atalanta:Timothy Castagne will at least be called up after missing a month due to a torn meniscus, while Rafael Toloi and José-Luis Palomino both picked up a minor thigh injuries. There is more optimism about the Argentinian defender.
Bologna:Danilosuffered a thigh strain and will miss at least a pair of matches.
Brescia: Ernesto Torregrossa hurt his quad against Milan and will likely miss few matches. Bruno Martella, who subbed early too, escaped without major calf complications but will still miss this one. Giangiacomo Magnani has not recovered from his thigh problem, while Andrea Cista is good to go after hurting his hand. Mario Balotelli is still suspended. Emanuel Ndoj needs to more time to return from ankle surgery.
While the overall quality of this year’s relegated Serie A sides was relatively low, there are a number of individuals who undoubtedly have the quality to play next season in Italy’s top flight. With Parma and Empoli having already punched their Continue reading →
In the final matchday, it is better to fish from the teams who are still struggling for something as the others could implement some heavy rotations.
Gianluigi Buffon: we can make an exception for the legendary goalie, who will be making the final appearances with Juventus against the lowly Verona.
Dario Dainelli: the veteran centre-back has been a stabilizing force in the Chievo’s back-line down the stretch and will have his hands full going against Cheick Diabate.
Filippo Costa: Sampdoria have failed to score in three of their last four fixtures and have a poor road record. Costa has taken advantages of some injuries to assert himself as a valuable piece. Continue reading →
Rather unsurprisingly, the best match of the last round was one of the few were both teams had something to fight for: Crotone-Lazio, which was exhilarating up until the final whistle.
The Sharks came into the game looking to atone for last week’s tough loss to a direct rival, Chievo Verona. On the other hand, the Biancocelesti had not lost since late February and were coming off a draw with Atalanta. Continue reading →