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Thiago Motta debuts with a backhand in the Italian Football League

A goal from Filippo Bandinelli in the 75th minute, his second in two games, was enough to give the hosts their first win of the season.


A goal from Filippo Bandinelli in the 75th minute, his second in two games, was enough to give the hosts their first win of the season.

Motta replaced Serbian Sinisa Mihajlovic, sacked last week. Youth division coach Luca Vigiani was in charge in last week’s 2-1 win against Fiorentina, ’s first this campaign.

In the other Saturday matches, Spezia beat Sampdoria 2-1 with an own goal from Colombian Jeison Murillo in the 12th minute and a decisive goal from Angolan M’Bala Nzola (72) and Sassuolo beat Torino 1-0 thanks to a perforation of the Uruguayan Agustín Álvarez already in the discount (90 + 3).

Results of the seventh day:

Friday:

-Salernitana-Lecce 1-2.

Saturday:

-Bologna — 0-1.

-Spezia-Sampdoria 2-1.

-Torino-Sassuolo 0-1.

Sunday:

-Udinese-Inter Milan.

-Monza-Juventus.

-Fiorentina-Hellas Verona.

-Cremonese — Lazio.

-Rome-Atalanta.

-AC Milan — Naples.

Positions table:

Team PJ PG PE PP GF GC Pts.

1-Atalanta 6 4 2 0 10 3 14.

2-AC Milan 6 4 2 0 12 6 14.

3-Naples 6 4 2 0 13 4 14.

4-Udinese 6 4 1 1 12 6 13.

5-Rome 6 4 1 1 8 6 13.

6-Inter Milan 6 4 0 2 12 8 12.

7-Lazio 6 3 2 1 9 5 11.

8-Juventus 6 2 4 0 9 4 10.

9-Torino 7 3 1 3 6 7 10.

10-Sassuolo 7 2 3 2 5 8 9.

11-Spezia 7 2 2 3 7 11 8.

12-Salernitana 7 1 4 2 10 8 7.

13-Empoli 7 1 4 2 6 7 7.

14-Bologna 7 1 3 3 7 10 6.

15-Lecce 7 1 3 3 6 8 6.

16-Fiorentina 6 1 3 2 5 6 6.

17-Hellas Verona 6 1 2 3 6 11 5.

18-Cremonese 6 0 2 4 5 10 2.

19-Sampdoria 7 0 2 5 4 13 2.

20-Monza 6 0 1 5 3 14 1.

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