Siena’s fourth goal against Genoa proved too much for the Rossoblu ultras. Flares soon rained down onto the pitch, before a group climbed onto the tunnel ‘forbidding’ the players to leave the pitch. The game was held up for 45 minutes before the match re-started. But what led to these extra-ordinary events unfolding?
Heading into Sunday’s battle with Siena, Genoa were on a run of 11 games without a win, onto their ‘third’ coach of th...More
‘Signore Preziosi has given me the most wonderful Christmas present.’ These were the words of Pasquale Marino when handed the reigns at Genoa CFC on December 23rd replacing Alberto Malesani. Preziosi’s Easter present to Marino was less wonderful, a Judas-like stab in the back for Marino, and Malesani rose from the dead for a second coming.
Alberto Malesani is one of those coaches who everyone seems to love, but not everyone would wel...More
In a long championship, while winning at home is imperative, solid results on the road can be the catalyst for a successful campaign. Udinese’s incredible charge up the ladder in the second half of 2010/11 occurred with just two defeats away from the Stadio Friuli. Away consistency keeps the points tally ticking over. The dilemma of translating home supremacy on the road has been a major issue for both Palermo and Genoa this season.
The free scoring on both ends of the pitch since Pasquale Marino took over resumed for Genoa as they hosted 4th place Lazio. A cheeky effort from Rodrigo Palacio and two goals from defensive blunders scored by Bosko Jankovic was enough to see off a feint comeback by the Romans. The new Coach would not only heartened by his team’s performance but also has to take lot of credit has to go to him for his tactics on the day.
4-4-2 vs 4-2...More
Genoa's Argentine loan signing Fernando Belluschi has been talking about his move to Italy, and backs his new side to qualify for the Europa League this season.
Belluschi, 28, has signed on loan from Porto, with an option to buy at the end of the season for 3.5m Euros, or 5m Euros if the club make the Europa places.
"My first days in Genova have been really nice, apart from the cold in these days - Palacio had told me that the fans we...More
Alexander Merkel looks set to return to Milan today to cover for their injury concerns, according to Sky.
The 19-year-old German signed with Genoa on a co-ownership basis in the summer after Milan purchased Stephan El Shaarawy in the same manner.
With Mathieu Flamini, Alberto Aquilani and Gennaro Gattuso all injured, Milan are seeking an extra body in midfield. To compound matters, Kevin-Prince Boateng is suspended for the weekend tri...More
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