Opinion, Sports

Stadia in Italia: Why Italian Stadiums Need To Improve

The Italian government has announced the allowance of a select number of fans to return for the cup final between Atalanta vs Juventus with the intent for the Euro 2020 finals.   However, as fans will eventually return to the stadia the lurking problems of Italian clubs’ infrastructure remain and have been accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Older generations who remember …


Coppa Italia, Football, Sports

Coppa Italia: Atalanta Dominate Napoli To Earn Final Match-Up With Juventus

Atalanta takes their spot in the Coppa Italia final, opposite Juventus. A second Coppa Italia final in three years for Bergamo’s finest. The game was arguably won in the first half wherein Gattuso’s Napoli ran like statues and defended like pigeons.  Napoli failed to create anything of note beyond a few scuffed pop shots from Insigne, even with their ample …


Coppa Italia: Atalanta v Napoli Second-Leg Preview

A trip to Bergamo and the backdrop of Lo Stadio di Bergamo will host the return fixture of what was an unexpected goalless draw between Napoli and Atalanta. In which a Man of the match worthy performance from Napoli’s goalkeeper, David Ospina, kept Atalanta scoreless, making Napoli only the 5th side to accomplish that this season. But the praise, unfortunately, …


Coppa Italia: Juventus vs Inter Milan Second-Leg Preview

Inter Milan will be hoping for a better result in their second leg away fixture against the Serie A champions Juventus in the Coppa Italia.  The first leg of the Derby D’Italia offered fans a close game in which errors from both keepers cost their teams, with Inter’s Handanovic mistake allowing a Ronaldo brace after he hit smashed in a …