Feedback ON THE NEW NUFC.CO.UK

icon_corner icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_post icon_miss icon_save icon_card_red icon_save icon_start_stop icon_sub icon_card_yellow attack icon chevron-down icon chevron-left icon chevron-right icon chevron-up icon cross icon defence icon icon_disallowed_goal email icon facebook icon google icon instagram icon linkedin icon messenger icon pinterest icon play icon plus-thin icon plus icon search icon soundcloud icon sub-in icon sub-out icon tweet icon twitter icon icon_user__out icon_user_out vimeo icon whatsapp icon icon_start_stop youtube icon

High Contrast is on. Turn off You can turn high contrast on again via the link in the footer to our accessibilty page

Close

Archive

Viareggio Round-Up: Fiorentina Win Again

Written by Newcastle Utd

Fiorentina top Group Eight as they make it two wins out of two, while Roma record another big Torneo di Viareggio win

By Dan King in Forte dei Marmi, Italy

Fiorentina's 2-1 Group Eight win over Lecce sees them top United's group, with six points from their two games, and means the best Newcastle can now hope for is to qualify in second place from their group.

That remains mathematically possible but would require a big win from The Magpies against Lecce on Saturday, together with some unlikely results elsewhere in the tournament.

In Group Seven, Roma all but booked their place in the last 16 with a 5-0 win over Taranto, giving them maximum points and a goals for column of ten. Jedinstvo and Midtjylland drew 1-1 in the other game.

Group Nine saw AC Milan held to their second 0-0 draw from two games - this time Sassuolo held them - while Nagoya Grampus beat Stabaek 4-1 to top the table.

Genoa lead Group Ten after a 1-0 win over Parma. Citta Marino Calcio drew 1-1 with Nordsjaelland.

Something has to give in Group Eleven, where Palermo and Prato both have maximum points ahead of their meeting on Saturday. Palermo beat Lumezzane 3-0 and Prato were 1-0 winners over Emergence Brera Gabon.

And another team with six points out of six is Siena, who lead the way in Group Twelve after a 1-0 win over Napoli. Meanwhile, Spezia beat Kallon 2-0.