The veteran impressed in his first Azzurri game since overturning his decision to retire but Antonio Conte's men risked an embarrassing draw at home to Azerbaijan.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Goal took in the action in Palermo, where Giorgio Chiellini was amongst the goals at both ends as the Azzurri made it two wins from two in Euro 2016 qualifying.
The center back put the Azzurri into the lead before accidentally putting the ball in the back of his own net in the Euro 2016 qualifier, but he salvaged a win late on.
The Southampton striker has been in sublime form in the opening months of the 2014-15 campaign and has been rewarded with a long overdue call-up for the national side.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
UEFA has proposed changes to the way the Champions League is drawn.
The forward says the manager has returned a since of pride to the Italian national team.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The Liverpool striker has yet to score in the league, and his former boss believes he has reached his final chance to prove himself.
With its greedy expansion of the Euro 2016 field, UEFA has removed the excitement and urgency from qualifying,
The home side will look to gain its second consecutive qualifying victory without Mario Balotelli.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The center back suffered a thigh injury in Juve's 3-2 win over Roma on Sunday.
Monday, October 6, 2014
The manager was sent off the touchline during a match that saw official Gianluca Rocchi make a number of controversial decisions.
The veteran playmaker made his first appearance of the season in Juventus' 3-2 win over Roma on Sunday.
The match, which was delayed from its usual August slot because of Napoli's Champions League obligations, will be held in Qatar on Dec. 22.
With domestic football on pause for the international break, Goal takes a look at the teams that have yet to lose in Europe's five elite leagues.
The Nerazzurri were just as clueless against Fiorentina as they had been seven days earlier in the heavy defeat to Cagliari, leaving Walter Mazzarri under pressure.
The Ivorian had another outstanding game against Juventus on Sunday, but he must improve his scoring record if he is to become the finished product.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Inter presented little challenge to a Fiorentina side lacking many players because of injury.
The center back scored a stunning winner and says the result against Roma proves the reigning champion is again the class of Serie A.
The Roma manager was sent to the stands during the match and lashed out at the official's performance after the match.
The referee of the big Scudetto clash caused huge controversy on Sunday evening, but it is far from the first time he has hit the headlines for the wrong reasons.