Ausilio hails ‘valuable’ Inter win against Dnipro

Piero Ausilio Inter

Inter director Piero Ausilio has labelled the 2-1 win against Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk on Thursday night as a valuable win.

Nerazzurri coach Roberto Mancini was suspended for the game, so it was Ausilio who spoke to the media as he emphasised the importance of the win.

“We won with ten men on the …read more

Torino coach praises Club Brugge goalkeeper Mat Ryan

Ventura Torino

Torino coach Giampiero Ventura was full of praise for Club Brugge goalkeeper Mat Ryan and his part in preventing the Granata from scoring

The draw leaves the Turin side in second place in Group B of the Europa League, and they can guarantee progress to the knockout stages with a win …read more

Amauri: Torino were stopped by Ryan

Amauri Torino

Torino’s veteran striker Amauri put his side’s lacklustre draw with Belgian highflyers Club Brugge merely down to the opposition goalkeeper.

Torino dominated the game from start to finish and created a myriad of chances but failed to score, thanks largely to the heroics of Brugge’s Australian keeper Mat Ryan.

“We played great, …read more

Player Ratings: Inter 2-1 Dnipro

Osvaldo - Inter v Dnipro

Inter defeated Dnipro 2-1 at the San Siro on Thursday night in the Europa league to progress to the knock-out round.

Ruslan Rotan put the away side ahead but goals from Zdravko Kuzmanovic and Pablo Osvaldo turned the game around for the Nerazzurri who also had Samir Handanovic to thank for …read more

Player Ratings: Torino 0-0 Club Brugge

Torino FC v Club Brugge KV - UEFA Europa League

Torino dominated proceedings in their Europa League encounter with Belgian league leaders Club Brugge, but failed to find the net in a game which somehow ended 0-0.

The hosts attacked from both flanks throughout and had numerous chances to score, but were repeatedly thwarted by a mixture of outstanding goalkeeping and …read more

Handanovic: Inter victory against Dnipro was tough

Handanovic - Inter

Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic has said that his side’s victory on Thursday night against Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk was tough.

The Nerazzurri defeated the Ukrainians 2-1 at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in the UEFA Europa League, and the former Udinese goalkeeper has said that the victory was tough.

“The victory was extremely tough,” he …read more

Prade: Fiorentina victory improves Italy ranking

Daniel Prade

Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade has insisted that it is important for his club to continue winning in the Europa League in order to improve the UEFA coefficient ranking of Italian teams.

Prade was speaking after the Viola enjoyed a fruitful evening in European competition, defeating Guingamp 2-1 in France to …read more

Montella praises Fiorentina mentality against Guinguamp

Vincenzo Montella Fiorentina

Vincenzo Montella has insisted that it was Fiorentina’s mental strength which brought them Europa League victory against Guingamp, after the Viola had been reduced to 10 men just before the half time interval.

Fiorentina won the game 2–1, having scored both their goals in the opening 15 minutes, but the hosts …read more