Tag Archives: Sampdoria

Udinese ease past 10-man Sampdoria


Udinese ended Sampdoria’s unbeaten Serie A start with a 4-0 victory at Friuli, where midfielder Edgar Barreto was sent off. The home side had been on the back of a three-match losing streak, but went ahead on 27 minutes through a penalty from Rodrigo De Paul. Sampdoria, who beat AC Milan last time out, then found themselves down to 10 ...

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Manchester United 2-1 Sampdoria: Juan Mata strikes as United end pre-season with victory

Juan Mata celebrates his winner against Sampdoria

Juan Mata scored the winner as Manchester United’s pre-season ended with an encouraging 2-1 victory over Sampdoria in Dublin. In a game that will be remembered for Nemanja Matic making his first United appearance, Jose Mourinho’s side took the lead inside nine minutes thanks to Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s third goal of pre-season. United controlled large parts of the friendly at the ...

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NYANN: Alfred Duncan- Polishing The Uncut Diamond


Alfred Duncan played the entire 90 minutes in Sampdoria’s 4-1 win over Udinese in the Italian top flight and he scored a goal in the process. Is that his first of many to come? Hopefully so but the feeling of scoring your first goal for your club after several starts is a happy one especially for Duncan who barely gets ...

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Alfred Duncan wishes Kwadwo Asamoah well in Champions league final


Ghana and Sampdoria midfielder, Alfred Duncan has sent out a “bring the cup home” message to Kwadwo Asamoah after Juventus beat Real Madrid to advance to the Champions League final. The ‘Old Lady’ beat Real Madrid 3-2 on aggregate score in the semi-final of the prestigious club competition courtesy two goals from Alvaro Morata in the two-legged games. Ghana midfielder ...

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Juve seal fourth straight league title


Juventus clinched their fourth straight Serie A title after a hard-fought victory over Sampdoria secured courtesy of Arturo Vidal’s first-half header. The Turin club needed only a point at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium to win their 31st Scudetto but got all three. Chile midfielder Vidal scored the decisive goal for Juve when he met Stephan Lichsteiner’s cross to head in. ...

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The Chosen One: Yaya Toure points to Afriyie Acquah as his successor

Sampdoria midfielder, Afriyie Acquah has claimed he could replace Yaya Toure at Manchester City after his exploits in the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. According to Acquah, Toure told him, “you will be my heir at Manchester City” after both players clashed in the final of the competition. “Once the game was over, he called me and ...

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Shkodran Mustafi joins Valencia from Sampdoria

Shkodran Mustafi won the World Cup this summer before making the move to La Liga.

German international Shkodran Mustafi has completed a move from Serie A side Sampdoria to Valencia in La Liga. The defender signed a contract on Wednesday that will keep him with Valencia until 2019. Mustafi, 22, was named to the German squad that won the World Cup this summer after Marco Reus was injured. He came in as a substitute in two group-stage games ...

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