Emmet Gates

 
Emmet Gates • EmmetGates Italian Football Expert
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Italian football expert and writer. Has contributed to FourFourTwo, The Set Pieces, Tifo Football, Football Italia and others. Also featured on The Guardian via the Guardian Sports Network and World Soccer.

Articles written by Emmet Gates

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Morata dropped? - How Juventus could line-up against Napoli

The Spanish striker could be dropped for the Italian Super Cup against Napoli after a disappointing performance in the Derby d'Italia

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Premier League

Thomas Partey: Player Rating and performance versus Newcastle

The Arsenal midfielder produced a solid display in central midfield as they tore Newcastle apart at The Emirates

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No injury worries for Mourinho - How Tottenham could line-up against Sheffield United

The Portuguese boss admits that he has no major injuries problems ahead of the clash against The Blades, and has nearly a full squad to chose from

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Possible Messi return? How Barcelona could line-up against Athletic Bilbao

The Barcelona magician missed the Spanish Super Cup semi final win over Real Sociedad with a hamstring injury, but could make the final

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Morata to return? - How Juventus and Inter could line-up in Serie A clash

Alvaro Morata is expected to return to the starting line-up for the Bianconeri, whilst Antonio Conte could recall Ashley Young

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News

Rio's FUT Team of the Year: Four Liverpool stars in as Ronaldo makes the cut

The Man Utd legend names his team of 2020, including four Liverpool players, and former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo also making the cut

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Player Ratings

Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle Player Ratings: Smith-Rowe nets as Arsenal creep into next round

Arsenal youngster Emile Smith-Rowe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang score for the holders to secure their place in the next round of the FA Cup

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Morata out again - How Juventus could line-up against Sassuolo

The Spanish striker is again ruled out for the Bianconeri's clash against Sassuolo, which means another start for Paulo Dybala alongside Cristiano Ronaldo

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Player Ratings

Everton 2-1 Rotherham, Player Ratings: Doucoure rescues Blues in FA Cup clash

Carlo Ancelotti's side stumbled into the fourth round of the FA Cup after making hard work of the Championship outfit

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La Liga

Four goals in 15 minutes from Sevilla and Real Sociedad equals 32-year-old La Liga record

It's half time at the Sanchez Pizjuan in a crazy game that produced four goals inside the opening 14 minutes, the teams now sit level at 2-2

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How Roma and Inter could line-up in Serie A clash

Having lost against Sampdoria during the week, Antonio Conte knows he can ill afford another loss as they travel to the Italian capital

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Lukaku in doubt - How Inter could line-up against Sampdoria

The Belgian was taken off during the 6-2 victory against Crotone on Sunday with a muscle problem and may be rested with Sunday's game against Roma in mind

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Serie A

How Alvaro Morata's renaissance at Juventus helped the struggling Old Lady

Juventus only re-signed Morata after a deal for Edin Dzeko collapsed, but the striker has hit the ground running for the club in his second stint.

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Thiago to start? - How Liverpool could line-up against Southampton

The Spanish midfielder played 17 minutes against Newcastle but is expected to start against The Saints as he makes his way back to full fitness

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No Savic and Trippier for Simeone - How Atletico Madrid could line-up against Alaves

Both defenders are suspended for Atletico, with the Englishman out for a further 10 weeks due to a betting related suspension

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Ramsey to start - How Juventus could line-up against Udinese

The Welshman has been in and out of the Juve starting XI this season, but is slated to start against the Zebrette

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Still no Ibra - How Milan could line-up against Benevento

The Swede is still struggling from the thigh injury he picked up against Napoli in late November, but is edging close to a return

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How Inter will line-up against Crotone

Serie A resumes after the winter break and Antonio Conte needs Inter to hit the ground running after their exit from the Champions League

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Player Ratings

Manchester United 1-0 Wolves, Player Ratings: Rashford seals late United winner as they close the gap on Liverpool

Marcus Rashford seals a late winner for Manchester United just when the game looked to be heading for a draw as they close the gap on Liverpool

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Player Ratings

Brighton 0-1 Arsenal, Player Ratings: Lacazette saves mediocre Arsenal

Arsenal struggled against Brighton for large portions of the game, and won thanks to a smart finish from substitute Lacazette

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La Liga

Atletico Madrid boss Simeone slams FA over 'unfair' Trippier ban

Diego Simeone considers Kieran Trippier's betting ban 'unfair' as the England international defender faces a 10 weeks away from action.

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Player Ratings

Juventus 0-3 Fiorentina, Player Ratings: Cuadrado sees red as Juve crash to defeat

The Colombian winger was dismissed early in the first half as the champions capitulated at the Allianz Stadium

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News

Mourinho 'urges' authorities to look into state of Stoke City away dressing room

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has urged the football authorities to investigate the current state of Stoke's dressing room after criticism from Neil Warnock

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Serie A

Napoli win appeal over their 3-0 loss to Juventus and -1 point deduction for match forfeit

Napoli have won their appeal over the 3-0 loss to Juventus and -1 point deduction for failing to turn up to play Juve in early October

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Bundesliga

Bayer Leverkusen 1-2 Bayern Munich, Player Ratings: Tired Bayern earn away win

The European champions looked tired against Leverkusen, but sparkled in patches to seal vital away win at BayArena

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