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Roma 2-1 Fiorentina: everything down the wings

December 9, 2013
Roma 2-1 Fiorentina: everything down the wings

Roma ended a run of four draws with a victory over Fiorentina in a highly entertaining match. Rudi Garcia’s side was as expected – Adem Ljajic continued to play the Francesco Totti role against his former side, while Dodo was still at left-back in place of Federico Balzaretti. Vincenzo Montella moved Juan Vargas forward to the...
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Fiorentina 4-2 Juventus: Juve lead 2-0, but Montella changes formation to prompt comeback

October 22, 2013
Fiorentina 4-2 Juventus: Juve lead 2-0, but Montella changes formation to prompt comeback

Champions Juventus suffered their first defeat of the season, despite taking a 2-0 lead by half-time. Vincenzo Montella is still without Mario Gomez, so fielded Giuseppe Rossi upfront alone, and brought Massimo Ambrosini into the midfield. Antonio Conte left out Arturo Vidal after he was late back from international duty, but fielded Carlos Tevez and Fernando...
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Garrido uses Bruno Soriano at the back to help guide Villarreal through

August 24, 2011
Garrido uses Bruno Soriano at the back to help guide Villarreal through

Villarreal qualified for the Champions League last night with a 3-0 victory over Odense, sending them through 3-1 on aggregate.
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ZM’s European Team of the Season 2010/11

June 15, 2011
ZM’s European Team of the Season 2010/11

A self-explanatory list of eleven starters, and eleven substitutes.
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Five conclusions about…Italy

February 10, 2011
Five conclusions about…Italy

Ball retention Cesare Prandelli has brought in a style of play that is suited well to modern football – in South Africa last year Italy lacked any kind of cohesive gameplan.
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