Speaking-points from the Serie A weekend:
NAPOLI IN DEVASTATING FORM BUT GATTUSO NOT HAPPY
Napoli made it two wins from two Serie A video games this season with their 6-0 rout of Genoa but trainer Gennaro Gattuso was once now not fully glad. The famously combative trainer isn’t one to permit his gamers to get over excited and his verdict was once generally pithy.
"The result’s misleading," he stated, remembering that his staff have been simplest 1-0 forward at halftime.
"If we hadn't scored originally of the second one part, I might certainly have introduced on some other midfielder. We suffered a little within the first part, even if we created probabilities. We wish to reinforce."
THE 'NEXT ATALANTA' IN IMPRESSIVE FORM
Whilst Atalanta started the brand new marketing campaign in generally exuberant taste with a 4-2 win at Torino, the staff observed as perhaps to emulate their upward push to the highest have been additionally in spectacular shape.
Sassuolo, continuously branded the "subsequent Atalanta", thumped promoted Spezia 4-1 away whilst ahead Francesco Caputo additionally had 3 targets dominated off for offside following VAR evaluations.
Sassuolo completed 8th ultimate season and scored an outstanding 69 targets and trainer Roberto De Zerbi stated he was once aiming upper this time period.
"That is the philosophy of the membership and myself," he stated. "We attempt to put this into observe, from time to time we be triumphant, from time to time we don't.
"Now we need to carry the bar, rating extra targets and concede fewer. We will have to aspire to one thing extra with out worry, with peace of thoughts and ambition. We need to be protagonists on this championship".
Then again, with larger golf equipment eyeing a few of their best gamers comparable to ahead Jeremie Boga and left again Rogerio, their possibilities will simplest be transparent as soon as the switch window ends on Oct. 5.
JUVENTUS EVEN HAPPIER THAN LAST SEASON
Some of the ordinary topics in interviews with Juventus gamers is that they’re playing their soccer extra beneath new trainer Andrea Pirlo than his predecessor Maurizio Sarri.
"The staff has stepped forward, I see us happier and we paintings laborious with a grin," stated Cristiano Ronaldo after the 2-2 draw at AS Roma, following the similar line.
But, ultimate season, the gamers have been heaping equivalent plaudits on Sarri.
"It's extra amusing," stated Paulo Dybala at one level. "We’ve extra of the ball and we create extra probabilities. It permits you to take dangers and do one thing other."
Regardless of Juve successful a 9th successive identify, Sarri was once sacked after one season amid lawsuits that the gamers didn’t perceive his techniques.