The past seven days brought a return from injury, as well as some big wins for our loanees’ clubs!

Gaetano Oristanio is back in action for Cagliari, the side that now haven’t lost in their last four games. The attacking midfielder made an appearance off the bench in the 66th minute as his side defeated Salernitana 4-2 at home.

Monza made a successful away trip to Genoa, defeating them 3-2 on Saturday. Valentín Carboni was involved for the final 15 minutes of the match.

It was a tough week for Brest in Ligue 1, who made the away trip to Lens on Saturday. Martin Satriano‘s side narrowly lost 0-1, with the striker coming on in the 58th minute. In the final minutes of the game, Satriano even had the chance to equalize but narrowly missed by hitting the woodwork. He also received a yellow card in stoppage time.

Mattia Zanotti had a solid performance last Saturday, despite his side losing 2-3 at home to Lugano. The Italy U21 international saw the full 90 minutes.

In Serie B, Sebastiano Esposito made his return to action after being ruled out of action for the past four weeks. His side Sampdoria hosted Ascoli at home, defeating them 2-1 after two late goals to turn the game around. Esposito came on in the 60th minute, providing the assist for the equalizer. The striker received a yellow card late on in stoppage time. Filip Stanković started the game and saw the full 90 minutes.

Cosenza played out a 0-0 draw with Cittadella at their home stadium. Alessandro Fontanarosa started the game, seeing the full 90 minutes of action.

On Saturday, Spezia managed to win their home game as they were up against Südtirol. Francesco Pio Esposito played the full length of the second half after coming on at half time.

Lecco also had a home game on their calendar last weekend, however they ended up losing 0-1 to Palermo. Eddie Salcedo made yet another substitute appearance, coming on in the 65th minute of the game.

Down in Italy’s third tier, two matchdays took place over the past seven days. Aurora Pro Patria managed to win both of their games, with a 2-1 home win over Pro Vercelli on Tuesday, as well as a 2-0 away win over Lumezzane. William Rovida returned to the squad, first as an unused substitute before starting the second game and seeing the full 90 minutes, keeping a clean sheet straight away. Andrea Moretti started and saw the full 90 minutes in both games, whereas Dennis Curatolo started and completed the full length of the first game, however remained an unused substitute in the second game.

Foggia managed to win their first game 2-0 at their home ground, but played out a 1-1 draw away at Sorrento on the weekend. Alessandro Silvestro started & completed both games, seeing a yellow card in the 63rd minute of the first game.

It was a successful week for Torres, who managed to win both of their games. First came an away win against SPAL, in which Francesco Nunziatini saw a late substitute appearance in the 86th minute. For Torres’ second win, a 2-1 at home against Virtus Entella, the midfielder remained an unused substitute.

Fermana had less to cheer about, as they first went away to Ancona, where they ended up losing 1-2. Jacopo Gianelli came off the bench in the final minutes of the game. On Sunday, he was in the starting XI and played 57 minutes before coming off as Fermana drew 1-1 at home with Pineto.

Players who were an unused substitute:

Joaquin Correa, Marseille

Jan Żuberek, Ternana

Players who were not involved in matchday squads:

Lucien Agoumé, Sevilla (injury)

Zinho Vanheusden, Standard Liège (injury)

Ionuț Radu, Bournemouth

Nikola Iliev, CSKA 1948