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Italy
Has Carlo Ancelotti flipped the script at Napoli?
19:00 Friday 20th September 2019

Napoli put high-flying Liverpool to the sword in the Champions League this week. The 2-0 result surprised the many who view the Reds as untouchable after last season's success. Until the final whistle in Madrid, however, the Merseysiders…

Italy
How will Hirving Lozano impact PSV and Napoli?
09:01 Tuesday 27th August 2019

PSV Eindhoven gaffer Marc van Bommel suddenly resembles the Black Knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail after his club accepted €54.5 million for the two strikers who helped his team score 45 goals last campaign. Despite losing…

Italy
2019-20 Napoli Serie A preview
19:00 Wednesday 21st August 2019

Carlo Ancelotti’s first-season trophy streak might’ve ended with Napoli, but the Don remains intent on conquering Italy again. Gli Azzurri finished behind the ever-dominant Juventus for the past few seasons, but have…

Premier League
Courtois must raise his game for Belgium at the World Cup
09:30 Friday 23rd March 2018

It is a known fact that Chelsea shot-stopper Thibaut Courtois ranks among the world's best. Perhaps Chelsea’s shambolic title defence has affected him. Perhaps it's his indecision regarding his future. No one knows…

Champions League
Can Harry Kane achieve what Suarez, Mertens, Icardi and Dzeko couldn't against Juventus?
18:15 Tuesday 13th February 2018

It seems the old rock-solid Italian defence has returned. No team demonstrates it more than reigning Serie A champions Juventus. Having conceded just one goal in 16 matches, spanning almost three months in all competitions, the Bianconeri strike…

Italy
Do Napoli have what it takes to remain at the top of Serie A?
17:30 Friday 29th December 2017

The Serie A title race has been as interesting as it has been over the past decade. In a league where Juventus were getting far too comfortable thanks to their yearly dominance, this time around though we have several teams that are decidedly…

World Cup
Analysing Belgium's attacking options with the World Cup in mind
14:30 Tuesday 19th December 2017

Belgium are arguably the most balanced team heading into the 2018 World Cup. They have a strong side both offensively and defensively, although there is no question, they have alternatives aplenty in the attacking third. Their defensive…

Europa League
Europa League landscape upgraded with 3rd-place Champions League additions
09:30 Sunday 10th December 2017

Another Champions League group stage has drawn to a close. Per usual, it’s time to look at the third-place sides that have moved into the Europa League.  The Champions League has already sprung a few surprises. Last season’s…

Opinion
Napoli should have no problems against Sassuolo
08:30 Sunday 29th October 2017

SSC Napoli welcome U.S Sassuolo Calcio to the Stadio San Paolo in the Italian Serie A on Sunday afternoon, in a game that could see the hosts pick up their 10th league win in just 11 matches this season.

Italy
7 wins from 7 for Napoli: The Kingslayers?
16:00 Wednesday 4th October 2017

Napoli has been there or thereabouts for a while now, yet this season - they are something else. They are the only team in the Italian top flight with a 100% win record and top of the table. It's this incarnation of Sarri's team which is going…

Opinion
Could this be Napoli's year?
18:30 Monday 25th September 2017

Six games, six victories and a staggering 22 goals scored so far. Early days it may seem, but clearly, Napoli has never looked better equipped for the Scudetto. So could this be the year the Azzurri finally end nearly three decades of domestic…

Opinion
5 strikers who took Europe by storm last season
10:00 Saturday 10th June 2017

Last season, we witnessed loads of surprises in several Europe domestic leagues. Monaco's extraordinary cruise to the Ligue 1 title; RB Leipzig's fairytale debut in Germany and Antonio Conte's exceptional first taste of Premier League football,…

Netherlands
Encouraging signs for The Reds as Forest fall to PSV
01:15 Thursday 28th July 2011

So, it was Forest's first match at the City Ground since last May's draw with Swansea, and the opponents were Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven.