Juventus edge Atalanta to Coppa Italia victory

Federico Chiesa’s cool finish earned Andrea Pirlo his first major trophy as Juventus manager. This came after Juventus beat Atalanta 2-1 in the Coppa Italia final. The final was played in front of 4,300 fans at Sassuolo’s Mapei Stadium. Chiesa, had earlier hit the post from Cristiano Ronaldo’s neat backheel. This time around, he exchanged passes with Dejan Kulusevski to…

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I won’t step aside – Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo claims that he will not stand down from his role as Juventus head coach. Pirlo’s side got another major setback against AC Milan on Sunday but the Italian insists he won’t resign. Rookie boss Pirlo watched from the sidelines as the Bianconeri were dismantled 3-0 at home by their rivals. The heavy loss came just a week after Juventus…

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Juve will be back to compete for Serie A title – Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo vowed Juventus would roar back to life next season after Inter Milan officially broke his side’s nine-year Scudetto streak. Inter Milan clinched the title when Atalanta stumbled to a draw with Sassuolo on Sunday. Pirlo admitted the need for change and said hopefully that “one cycle has closed but another one will open”. For now, however, his men must fight to…

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