Tag Archives: Bandini

Serie A undercard stars but anger grows as postponements pile up | Nicky Bandini | Football

Matches at Milan, Parma, Sampdoria, Sassuolo and Udinese were all postponed.

Atalanta and Lecce did their best to pick up the slack on a weekend missing its headline act. Cagliari and Roma, too. For the second week running, Serie A’s Sunday schedule was reduced to two games, with the rest all postponed amid disagreement over the appropriate response to Italy’s coronavirus …

Read More »

Fixtures pile up and Inter fall behind as Serie A wrestles with coronavirus | Nicky Bandini | Football


Most players were already tucked up in bed by the time the decisions were taken. It was past midnight on Sunday morning but in Milan, Turin, Bergamo and Verona the directors of Serie A teams were still awake, working the phones, trying to find out whether that day’s matches would …

Read More »

Lazio cannot hide their title ambition after fighting back past Inter | Nicky Bandini | Football

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scores the winner.

Simone Inzaghi finished Sunday night with a torn pair of trousers. The Lazio manager had been in perpetual motion through the final minutes of Lazio’s game against Inter, running the touchline with such bellicose vigour that you half expected him to leap into a sliding challenge at any moment. When …

Read More »