Sunday Apr 20
Conte backs Giovinco for World Cup spot
The striker has only managed two goals in 16 Serie A appearances this season but his coach is convinced he offers an important dynamic in attack Antonio Conte has backed Juventus forward Sebastian Giovinco to force his way into Italy's World Cup squad.
Paul Pogba celebrates with teammate Sebastian Giovinco after scoring against Bologna.
Juventus moved closer to a third consecutive Serie A title when a long-range Paul Pogba goal beat a dogged Bologna side 1-0, while AS Roma secured second spot and a Champions League place by winning 1-0 at Fiorentina.
Udinese 0-2 Juventus: Sebastian Giovinco Rises Once Again at the Stadio Friuli
Juventus travelled to Udinese on Monday night for their latest Serie A fixture, a match played at a stadium that holds more memories than most on the peninsula for fans of la Madama.
Managerial merry-go-round hurting, not helping
It is Serie A's equivalent of the chicken and egg question. Does success buy a little patience, or can patience ensure success? Whatever way you look at the League table after this weekend, there must be some correlation between the two.
Conte: Incredible Giovinco turned the game
The Bianconeri boss was impressed by the impact his substitute made, while stressing that Carlos Tevez was only replaced as a precautionary measure Juventus boss Antonio Conte has hailed Sebastian Giovinco after his side battled to a late 1-0 win over Olympique Lyonnais in the Europa League.
Conte relaxed ahead of Juve clash with Napoli
Leaders Juventus visit third-placed Napoli on Sunday without suspended striker Carlos Tevez but "relaxed", according to coach Antonio Conte, ahead of a clash which could further underline his side's virtual invincibility in Serie A. A 2-1 win over Parma on Wednesday thanks to a Tevez brace was Juve's 15th consecutive win at home and restored their ... (more)