Roberto Gotta Archive
The path to Roman ruin
Roberto Gotta looks at the peculiar pressure in Rome as Vincenzo Montella looks to revive the Giallorossi.
March 1, 2011
Napoli fluff their lines at San Siro
Roberto Gotta says Napoli may not yet be done despite a defeat at AC Milan.
February 16, 2011
Heaven or Hell for Sampdoria
Roberto Gotta wonders if the Cassano-less Sampdoria can turn a corner this season.
February 1, 2011
Guidolin finding the right balance at Udinese
Roberto Gotta explains why by Francesco Guidolin's Udinese have been impressing this season.
December 7, 2010
Benitez must bring home the World
Rafael Benitez needs success in Abu Dhabi to feel comfort, Roberto Gotta says.
November 16, 2010
Zarate reborn as Lazio return to form
Roberto Gotta examines how a tactical shift could see Mauro Zarate fire Lazio's unlikely challenge.
October 19, 2010
Gotts: Tactical dilemmas remain for Allegri
Roberto Gotta examines the tactical failings prevalent in AC Milan's defeat to Real Madrid.
October 14, 2010
Unanswered questions remain for Italy
After an abandoned qualifier, Roberto Gotta attempts to answer some of the questions still facing Italy.
September 14, 2010
Open season for Serie A minnows
Roberto Gotta provides an in-depth look at newly-promoted Cesena after their shock win over Milan.
August 27, 2010
Tactical battles await in Serie A
Roberto Gotta previews the new Serie A season, with some fascinating tactical battles awaiting.
July 20, 2010
Angel or demon?
Roberto Gotta looks at the future for Mario Balotelli, a man who divides opinions in Italy.
June 24, 2010
Dismal Italy tactically lacking
Roberto Gotta says that Italy's formation and players just weren't up to the job.
June 20, 2010
Italy left with work to do
Roberto Gotta watched Italy play out another disappointing draw, this time to minnows New Zealand.
June 14, 2010
Lippi set for tactical tinkering
Roberto Gotta believes Marcello Lippi will tinker with his team in search of a better formula.
June 13, 2010
Azzurri apathy reigns supreme
Roberto Gotta examines the Italian public's pre-finals apathy towards the national team.
May 22, 2010
Tactical triumph for Mourinho
Roberto Gotta unpicks Inter's tactical victory over Bayern Munich in the Champions League final.
May 21, 2010
The long wait for glory
Roberto Gotta looks at Inter Milan's long wait for glory on the biggest of European stages.
May 18, 2010
Serie A Team of the Season
Roberto Gotta picks out the best XI in Italy for his Serie A Team of the Season.
April 28, 2010
Inter wall stands firm
Roberto Gotta praises Inter Milan's teamwork as some Jose magic stifled Barcelona's attacks.
April 20, 2010
Inter prove European credentials
Roberto Gotta reports as Inter Milan gave holders Barcelona a lesson at the San Siro.
April 19, 2010
Gotta: Inter's date with destiny
Roberto Gotta talks tactics as Inter Milan attempt to plot their way past a rampant Barcelona side.
April 9, 2010
Putting the Cat amongst the pigeons
Roberto Gotta explains why a resurgent Catania could cause AC Milan real problems on Sunday.
March 18, 2010
Colomba ends the Bologna malaise
Roberto Gotta on the story of Bologna, who look safe in Serie A for another season.
October 13, 2009
Lippi's lust for lucky omens
Roberto Gotta examines Marcello Lippi's belief in omens and why the spectre of Cassano looms large.
September 15, 2009
Gotta: Ibrahimovic primed for warm welcome
Roberto Gotta wonders what reception Zlatan Ibrahimovic will get upon his return to the San Siro.