• Juventus 4-1 Sampdoria: Champions bounce back in style

    Juventus 4-1 Sampdoria: Champions bounce back in style

    After losing last time out to Milan, champions Juventus score four against Samp including a double for defender.

    The Serie A champions went down 1-0 at San Siro on Saturday, but were back to somewhere near their best on Wednesday, roaring into a two-goal lead inside the opening nine minutes.

    Mario Mandzukic opened the scoring with a header for his first goal of the season and shortly afterwards Giorgio Chiellini nodded in from a corner.

    That early quick-fire double may have had Samp […]

  • Francesco Totti’s stoppage-time penalty lifts Roma over Sampdoria

    Francesco Totti’s stoppage-time penalty lifts Roma over Sampdoria

    Francesco Totti’s stoppage-time penalty clinched Roma a 3-2 victory against Sampdoria after torrential rain had delayed the start of the second half at the Olympic Stadium by an hour.

    Veteran striker Totti, a half-time substitute for Diego Perotti, converted his spot-kick into the bottom corner in the third minute of time added on after Milan Skriniar’s foul on Edin Dzeko to snatch Roma’s second Serie A win of the season.

    Former Manchester City striker Dzeko had fired home in the 61st minute […]