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Serie A confirm rearranged dates for Sampdoria and Genoa fixtures after bridge collapse

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The Lega Serie A has rescheduled the two fixtures it postponed from the opening weekend of the new season.

Sampdoria's clash with Fiorentina and Genoa's trip to AC Milan were both called off in the wake of the tragic bridge collapse in Genoa, with a minute's silence for the victims also set to be held this weekend when the 2018-19 season gets underway in Italy.

The Lega Serie A announced on Friday the dates for the rescheduled fixtures.

Sampdoria will welcome the Viola to the Stadio Luigi Ferraris...

Juventus still the team to beat in Serie A as Napoli, Inter and Milan look to bridge gap

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Juventus
2017-18 record: W30-D5-L3
2017-18 finish: Champions

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Milan vs. Genoa, Sampdoria vs. Fiorentina postponed following tragic bridge collapse

ESPN FC's Mark Donaldson and Shaka Hislop square off in predicting the most notable matches to kick-start the 2018/19 Serie A campaign.

Serie A has postponed two of this weekend's opening Serie A fixtures involving Genovese clubs Genoa and Sampdoria following the bridge collapse that killed at least 39 people in the Ligurian city on Tuesday.

The rest of the 2018-19 Serie A opening day remains on schedule -- including Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus against Chievo on Saturday (11:50 a.m. ET, streaming live on ESPN+) in what will be his competitive debut for his new club since his blockbuster summer move from Real Madrid.

Sampdoria...

Fiorentina forward Giovanni Simeone out to emulate father's success

Fiorentina forward Giovanni Simeone said he has had to work hard to emerge from the "burdensome" shadows of his father, but believes his determination to have a similarly successful career.

Simeone is heading into his second season with La Viola having scored 14 goals in 38 appearances last term, following a move from Genoa -- his first club in Italian football.

His father, Diego, had three spells in Italy -- with Pisa, Inter Milan and Lazio -- and Giovanni admits his father's success means he could...