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Rossi dismissed by Sampdoria

11 November 2013 22:31

Sampdoria have sacked head coach Delio Rossi after slipping back into Serie A's bottom three over the weekend.

A 2-1 defeat away to Fiorentina was Sampdoria's third in a row and their seventh from 12 games so far this term.

After failing to win any of their opening seven Serie A games of the season, two consecutive victories against Livorno and Atalanta seemed to have turned the tide for Rossi.

However, a further defeat to Verona and a last-gasp loss at home to relegation rivals Sassuolo heaped the pressure back on the 52-year-old.

Youth coach Francesco Pedone will take charge of first-team affairs for the time being, with the entirety of Rossi's backroom staff also let go.

A Sampdoria statement read: "The club would like to thank everyone for their efforts and the professionalism demonstrated in these months of collaboration and wishes them the best fortunes for the rest of their careers."

Sinisa Mihajlovic and Zdenek Zeman are reportedly the early front-runners to replace Rossi at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.

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Competition
Serie A
Date
10 November 2013
Game week
12
Kick-off
20:45
Half-time
2 - 0
Full-time
2 - 1
Venue
Stadio Artemio Franchi (Firenze)
Attendance
28305

Goals

G. Rossi (PG) 11'  
1 - 0
G. Rossi 17'
(assist by Borja Valero) 
2 - 0
2 - 1
75' M. Gabbiadini
 (assist by Eder)

Lineups

Substitutes

Wednesday 24 December

22:46
22:01
21:20
20:39
20:18
19:08
18:35
17:52
17:20
17:07
16:30
16:04
15:45
15:28
15:04
14:59
14:49
14:24
13:43
13:31
13:16
12:49
12:46
12:28
11:53
11:05
11:04
10:25
09:54
08:24
06:14
02:25
01:08
00:44

Tuesday 23 December

21:16
20:37
19:12
18:23
18:21
18:18
17:57
17:53
17:49
17:14
17:14
17:06
16:56
16:37
16:12
16:11
16:11
16:00
15:51
15:32
15:14
14:48
14:16
14:13
14:03
13:54
13:32
12:58
12:45
12:34
12:17
11:33
11:29
11:27
10:56
10:31
09:51
09:41
09:33
09:13
05:30
04:57
03:11
01:38
01:22
00:15
00:12
00:00

Serie A table

# Team MP D P
3 16 +9 27
4 16 +8 27
5 16 +8 27
6 16 +6 26
7 16 +7 25

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