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The 2019–20 Serie A (known as the Serie A TIM for sponsorship reasons) is the 118th season of top-tier Italian football, the 88th in a round-robin tournament, and the 10th since its organization under an own league committee, the Lega Serie A. Juventus are the defending champions. The season is scheduled to run from 24 August 2019 to 24 May 2020.[2]

Serie A
Season2019–20
Dates24 August 2019 – 24 May 2020
Matches played29
Goals scored92 (3.17 per match)
Top goalscorerDomenico Berardi
(5 goals)
Biggest home winInternazionale 4–0 Lecce
(26 August 2019)
Biggest away winSampdoria 0–3 Lazio
(25 August 2019)
Highest scoringFiorentina 3–4 Napoli
(24 August 2019)
Juventus 4–3 Napoli
(31 August 2019)
Brescia 3–4 Bologna
(15 September 2019)
Longest winning runInternazionale
(3 matches)[1]
Longest unbeaten runBologna
Internazionale
Juventus
Roma
(3 matches)[1]
Longest winless runFiorentina
Lecce
Sampdoria
(3 matches)[1]
Longest losing runSampdoria
(3 matches)[1]
Highest attendance64,188
Internazionale 4–0 Lecce
(26 August 2019)
Lowest attendance11,706
SPAL 2–3 Atalanta
(25 August 2019)
Total attendance531,413
Average attendance26,570
2020–21
All statistics correct as of 15 September 2019.

Contents

EventsEdit

On 14 April 2019, Chievo returned to Serie B after 11 years.[3] Following this on 5 May Frosinone was relegated after one year[4] while the last team to be relegated was Empoli (on 26 May 2019) also after just one year.[5]

Teams that were promoted directly from 2018–19 Serie B were Brescia (on 1 May 2019, after 8 years of absence[6]) and Lecce (10 days later, after 7 years[7]) while the last team to join was Hellas Verona (after just one season of relegation) by winning the promotion play-off on 2 June.[8]

On 28 June 2019, Milan were excluded from Europa League after breaches of the UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations. [9] Roma were then moved to the Europa League group phase while Torino entered the preliminary round.[10]

TeamsEdit

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Home city Stadium Capacity 2018–19 season
Atalanta Bergamo Gewiss Stadium 21,300 3rd in Serie A
Bologna Bologna Stadio Renato Dall'Ara 38,279 10th in Serie A
Brescia Brescia Stadio Mario Rigamonti 19,500 Serie B champions
Cagliari Cagliari Sardegna Arena 16,233 15th in Serie A
Fiorentina Florence Stadio Artemio Franchi 43,147 16th in Serie A
Genoa Genoa Stadio Luigi Ferraris 36,685 17th in Serie A
Hellas Verona Verona Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi 39,211 Serie B playoff winners
Internazionale Milan San Siro 80,018 4th in Serie A
Juventus Turin Allianz Stadium 41,507 Serie A champions
Lazio Rome Stadio Olimpico 72,698 8th in Serie A
Lecce Lecce Stadio Via del Mare 33,876 2nd in Serie B
Milan Milan San Siro 80,018 5th in Serie A
Napoli Naples Stadio San Paolo 60,240 2nd in Serie A
Parma Parma Stadio Ennio Tardini 27,906 14th in Serie A
Roma Rome Stadio Olimpico 72,698 6th in Serie A
Sampdoria Genoa Stadio Luigi Ferraris 36,685 9th in Serie A
Sassuolo Sassuolo Mapei Stadium – Città del Tricolore (Reggio Emilia) 23,717 11th in Serie A
SPAL Ferrara Stadio Paolo Mazza 16,164 13th in Serie A
Torino Turin Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino 27,994 7th in Serie A
Udinese Udine Stadio Friuli 25,132 12th in Serie A

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Sponsors
Atalanta   Gian Piero Gasperini   Alejandro Gómez Joma Radici Group
Bologna   Siniša Mihajlović   Blerim Džemaili Macron Liu·Jo
Brescia   Eugenio Corini   Daniele Gastaldello Kappa UBI Banca
Cagliari   Rolando Maran   Luca Ceppitelli Macron Ichnusa
Fiorentina   Vincenzo Montella   Germán Pezzella Le Coq Sportif Save The Children
Genoa   Aurelio Andreazzoli   Domenico Criscito Kappa Giocheria
Hellas Verona   Ivan Jurić   Giampaolo Pazzini Macron Air Dolomiti
Internazionale   Antonio Conte   Samir Handanović Nike Pirelli
Juventus   Maurizio Sarri   Giorgio Chiellini Adidas Jeep
Lazio   Simone Inzaghi   Senad Lulić Macron Marathonbet
Lecce   Fabio Liverani   Marco Mancosu M908 Moby Lines
Milan   Marco Giampaolo   Alessio Romagnoli Puma Fly Emirates
Napoli   Carlo Ancelotti   Lorenzo Insigne Kappa Lete
Parma   Roberto D'Aversa   Bruno Alves Erreà Cetilar
Roma   Paulo Fonseca   Alessandro Florenzi Nike Qatar Airways
Sampdoria   Eusebio Di Francesco   Fabio Quagliarella Joma Invent Energy
Sassuolo   Roberto De Zerbi   Francesco Magnanelli Kappa Mapei
SPAL   Leonardo Semplici   Sergio Floccari Macron Tassi Group
Torino   Walter Mazzarri   Andrea Belotti Joma Suzuki
Udinese   Igor Tudor   Kevin Lasagna Macron Dacia

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment
Roma   Claudio Ranieri End of contract 26 May 2019[11] Pre-season   Paulo Fonseca 11 June 2019[12]
Juventus   Massimiliano Allegri Mutual consent 26 May 2019[13]   Maurizio Sarri 16 June 2019[14]
Milan   Gennaro Gattuso 28 May 2019[15]   Marco Giampaolo 19 June 2019[16]
Internazionale   Luciano Spalletti Sacked 30 May 2019[17]   Antonio Conte 31 May 2019[18][19][20]
Sampdoria   Marco Giampaolo Mutual consent, signed for Milan 15 June 2019[21]   Eusebio Di Francesco 22 June 2019[22]
Genoa   Cesare Prandelli Mutual consent 20 June 2019[23]   Aurelio Andreazzoli 14 June 2019[24]
Hellas Verona   Alfredo Aglietti End of contract 30 June 2019   Ivan Jurić 14 June 2019[25]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Internazionale 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Bologna 3 2 1 0 6 4 +2 7
3 Juventus 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 7
4 Torino 2 2 0 0 5 3 +2 6
5 Napoli 3 2 0 1 9 7 +2 6 Qualification to Europa League group stage
6 Atalanta 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1 6 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
7 Milan 3 2 0 1 2 1 +1 6
8 Roma 3 1 2 0 8 6 +2 5
9 Lazio 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 4
10 Genoa 3 1 1 1 6 6 0 4
11 Hellas Verona 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
12 Sassuolo 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 3
13 Cagliari 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
14 Parma 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
15 Brescia 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
16 SPAL 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
17 Udinese 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
18 Fiorentina 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2 1 Relegation to Serie B
19 Lecce 2 0 0 2 0 5 −5 0
20 Sampdoria 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0
Updated to match(es) played on 15 September 2019. Source: Serie A, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Draw. (Note: Head-to-head record is used only after all the matches between the teams in question have been played).

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ATA BOL BRE CAG FIO GEN HEL INT JUV LAZ LEC MIL NAP PAR ROM SAM SAS SPA TOR UDI
Atalanta 2–1 2–3
Bologna a a 1–0
Brescia 3–4
Cagliari 0–1 1–2
Fiorentina a 0–0 3–4
Genoa 1–2 2–1 a
Hellas Verona 1–1 0–1
Internazionale a 4–0 a 1–0
Juventus a a 4–3 a
Lazio 1–1
Lecce 0–1
Milan 1–0 a a
Napoli a a 2–0
Parma a 1–3 0–1
Roma 3–3 a a 4–2
Sampdoria a 0–3
Sassuolo 4–1
SPAL 2–3 2–1
Torino a 2–1
Udinese 1–0 1–3
Updated to match(es) played on 15 September 2019. Source: Serie A
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.

Season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 15 September 2019
Rank Player Club Goals[26]
1   Domenico Berardi Sassuolo 5
2   Alfredo Donnarumma Brescia 3
  Ciro Immobile Lazio
  Dries Mertens Napoli
  Luis Muriel Atalanta
  Duván Zapata Atalanta
7   Luca Ceppitelli Cagliari 2
  Domenico Criscito Genoa
  Lorenzo Insigne Napoli
  Aleksandar Kolarov Roma
  Christian Kouamé Genoa
  Romelu Lukaku Internazionale
  Andrea Petagna SPAL
  João Pedro Cagliari
  Krzysztof Piątek Milan
  Erick Pulgar Fiorentina
  Stefano Sensi Internazionale

Top assistsEdit

As of 16 September 2019
Rank Player Club Assists[27]
1   Alfred Duncan Sassuolo 3
  Lorenzo Pellegrini Roma
3   Luis Alberto Lazio 2
  Daniele Baselli Torino
  José Callejón Napoli
  Douglas Costa Juventus
  Paolo Ghiglione Genoa
  Alejandro Gómez Atalanta
  Lorenzo Insigne Napoli
  Dejan Kulusevski Parma
  Riccardo Orsolini Bologna

Hat-tricksEdit

Player Club Against Result Date
  Domenico Berardi Sassuolo Sampdoria 4–1 (H) 1 September 2019
Note

(H) – Home (A) – Away

Number of teams by regionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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External linksEdit