Andrea Barzagli

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Champions League: Juventus defeat exposes old shortcomings for dominant Tottenham Hotspur
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Champions League: Juventus defeat exposes old shortcomings for dominant Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur’s inability to win silverware under Pochettino is now a burden which hangs heavy. Despite playing Juventus off the park, they could not show their ruthless side and kill the tie off.

Champions League: Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri looks to navigate past Tottenham Hotspur in quest for elusive title
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Champions League: Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri looks to navigate past Tottenham Hotspur in quest for elusive title

Allegri has accumulated a 238-point haul in Serie A to overtake the previous records of 234 by predecessor Antonio Conte and Carlo Carcano back in the 1930s.

Champions League: Barcelona advance to the knockout stage after goalless draw with Juventus
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Champions League: Barcelona advance to the knockout stage after goalless draw with Juventus

Barcelona came into the clash needing just a point to finish first in Group D, while Juventus needed to avoid defeat and Sporting to fail to beat Olympiakos in Lisbon in order to qualify.

Serie A: Juventus handed shock defeat by Sampdoria; Inter Milan move up to second place
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Serie A: Juventus handed shock defeat by Sampdoria; Inter Milan move up to second place

Juventus fell to third position four points behind leaders Napoli, 2-1 winners over AC Milan on Saturday, with Inter Milan moving second thanks to a Mauro Icardi brace in a 2-0 win over Atalanta.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura refuses to resign despite not qualifying for finals
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura refuses to resign despite not qualifying for finals

Ventura was widely criticized for poor tactical decisions before and after Sweden's 1-0 aggregate win over the Azzurri.

Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon's 20-year stellar international career ends in tears
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Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon's 20-year stellar international career ends in tears

Gianluigi Buffon had solidly represented the Azzurri for the past 20 years, earning a record 175 caps, but this time not even he could lift a second-rate Italy side.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy look to avoid first elimination in 60 years in clash against Sweden
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy look to avoid first elimination in 60 years in clash against Sweden

Italy need to overturn a 1-0 play-off first-leg defeat against Sweden at Milan's San Siro on Monday.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Gianluigi Buffon says Italy must not panic despite staring at disaster
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Gianluigi Buffon says Italy must not panic despite staring at disaster

Captain Buffon – bidding to reach a record sixth World Cup finals in Russia – is one of the last survivors of Italy's golden generation of 2006 World Cup winners.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy's Daniele De Rossi relieved about Zlatan Ibrahimovic's absence in play-off
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy's Daniele De Rossi relieved about Zlatan Ibrahimovic's absence in play-off

"I'd never want Ibra against me, not even at 40 years and with a broken leg," said De Rossi.

FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Italy failing to qualify would be catastrophic, says coach Giampiero Ventura
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FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Italy failing to qualify would be catastrophic, says coach Giampiero Ventura

"I'm not thinking about the play-offs, we need to think about the next two matches and then based on who we meet we'll weigh things up," said Ventura.

Serie A: Super-sub Paulo Dybala inspires Juventus to victory over Chievo
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Serie A: Super-sub Paulo Dybala inspires Juventus to victory over Chievo

Paulo Dybala inspired Juventus to a 3-0 win over Chievo on Saturday to keep the Serie A titleholders unbeaten ahead of next week's Champions League opener at Barcelona.

World Cup qualifiers: Giampiero Ventura says transfer window should close 24 hours before start of season
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World Cup qualifiers: Giampiero Ventura says transfer window should close 24 hours before start of season

“It would be better if the players I select were playing all the time, but there’s nothing we can do,” said Italy coach Giampiero Ventura.

Champions League final: Juventus face reality check of 'galactic disappointment' after Real Madrid loss
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Champions League final: Juventus face reality check of 'galactic disappointment' after Real Madrid loss

A seventh loss in nine finals in Europe’s leading club tournament leaves Juventus, who recently claimed their sixth straight Serie A title, looking for ways to turn their domestic dominance into glory on the continent.

Champions League final: The 22 players who could decide the Juventus-Real Madrid battle for European glory
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Champions League final: The 22 players who could decide the Juventus-Real Madrid battle for European glory

Juventus and Real Madrid clash at the Champions League final in Cardiff in an encounter that has widely been touted as 'the best attack' meets 'the best defence'.

Serie A: Juventus clinch record sixth consecutive title with a game to spare
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Serie A: Juventus clinch record sixth consecutive title with a game to spare

Juventus became the first team to win Serie A six times in a row when they beat Crotone 3-0 on Sunday to clinch the title with one game to spare.

Champions League: Gianluigi Buffon stands tall as Juventus edge past Monaco in first leg
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Champions League: Gianluigi Buffon stands tall as Juventus edge past Monaco in first leg

Gianluigi Buffon, playing his 149th European game at the age of 39, put in some majestic saves to keep out Monaco.

Champions League: Juventus' defensive masterclass at Barcelona reminiscent of vintage Italian shut-outs
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Champions League: Juventus' defensive masterclass at Barcelona reminiscent of vintage Italian shut-outs

There was hardly a blade of grass in that Juventus penalty area that their players didn't cover, making it very difficult for Barcelona to score.

Serie A: Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci ruled out for 2 months with hamstring injury
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Serie A: Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci ruled out for 2 months with hamstring injury

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has been ruled out for up to two months, leaving the injury-ravaged champions without their formidable three-man defence.

Serie A roundup: Miralem Pjanic nets Juventus' free-kick winner; AC Milan, Roma win
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Serie A roundup: Miralem Pjanic nets Juventus' free-kick winner; AC Milan, Roma win

Miralem Pjanic silenced his critics with a superb free-kick winner as Juventus laboured to a 2-1 win, while AC Milan and Roma notched up victories as well.

Euro 2016: Germany must grab any opportunity they get against Italy, says coach Joachim Loew
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Euro 2016: Germany must grab any opportunity they get against Italy, says coach Joachim Loew

Germany must seize any opportunities they get against Italy in Saturday's clash as their foes' strong defence was unlikely to offer many chances, Loew said.