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Fiorentina 1-2 Roma: early goal allows Roma to sit back and counter

October 28, 2015
Fiorentina 1-2 Roma: early goal allows Roma to sit back and counter

A top-of-the-table clash – Fiorentina started the weekend top, but Roma’s victory means they are Serie A’s new leaders. Fiorentina coach Paulo Sousa would have kept an unchanged team from the side that was defeated at Napoli last weekend, but was forced to cope without injured left-wing-back Marcos Alonso. His solution was surprising: rather than...
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Germany use one friendly to thrash a rival, the other to experiment with a new formation

November 18, 2011
Germany use one friendly to thrash a rival, the other to experiment with a new formation

Germany played two games this week – 3-3 draw away in Ukraine, followed by a convincing 3-0 win over Holland.
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Napoli 3-0 Juventus: three headers from Cavani – or was it?

January 11, 2011
Napoli 3-0 Juventus: three headers from Cavani – or was it?

Edinson Cavani enjoyed the best night of his career as Napoli demolished Juventus.
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Genoa 0-1 Napoli: Hamsik header decides match

December 12, 2010
Genoa 0-1 Napoli: Hamsik header decides match

An intriguing game rather than an exciting one, as Napoli go up to second for the time being.
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Napoli 1-0 Palermo: two similar systems, the home side more fluent and fluid

December 7, 2010
Napoli 1-0 Palermo: two similar systems, the home side more fluent and fluid

It took a 94th minute goal to win it, but Napoli were far the better side throughout.
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