Unione Sportiva Sassuolo Calcio

Unione Sportiva Sassuolo Calcio

US Sassuolo Calcio
General data
Nom. full Unione Sportiva Sassuolo Calcio
Nickname (s) Neroverdi, Tricolore '' Sasòl (Italian dialect)
Foundation July 17, 1920 (100 years)
Owner (s) Flag of Italy.svg Mapei
President Flag of Italy.svg Carlo rossi
Coach Flag of Italy.svg Roberto De Zerbi
Stadium MAPEI Stadium - Città del Tricolore
Locate Us Reggio Emilia, Italy
Capacity 21 viewers
Opening April 15, 1995 (25 years)
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La Unione Sportiva Sassuolo Calcio is a football club in the city of Sassuolo, in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. It was founded in 1920 and uses a black and green t-shirt with vertical stripes, which is why they bear the nickname of neroverdi.

Originally he played home at Stadio Enzo Ricci in Sassuolo. When he was promoted to Serie B in 2008, he moved to the Stadio Alberto Braglia in Modena. On May 18, 2013, Sassuolo achieved promotion to Serie A for the first time in its history, for which reason they moved to the Stadio Città del Tricolore in Reggio Emilia.

Our Story

Beginnings and promotion to Serie C2

The club was founded on July 17, 1920, participating in the Emilia-Romagna amateur divisions for most of its history, even up to its first promotion to Serie D in 1968. At this time, the club merged with other teams. of local soccer to finally form the current US Sassuolo Calcio in 1974.

In 1984 the club reached its first promotion to Serie C2, the lowest level of professional football in Italy. However, they were relegated again for the year 1990 and subsequently spent most of the decade in Series D. Finally, in 1998, US Sassuolo reached second place and thus achieved promotion to Series C2 for the second time in Little time.

Series C1

After a long stay in Serie C2, the team achieved promotion to Serie C2004 in the 2005–1 season after a tough fight with AC Sansovino to reach the last place of promotion.

After staying for a couple of years in Serie C1, in 2007 US Sassuolo hired Massimiliano Allegri as coach, who years later would lead Juventus in Turin, winning multiple titles. At the end of the 2007–2008 season, he achieved promotion to Serie B thanks to the championship achieved in the absence of four dates for its completion, after beating SS Manfredonia Calcio on April 27, 2008.

Serie B

In its first season in the second division of Italian football, US Sassuolo finished in seventh position with 60 points, 4 of the places that gave access to the promotion play-off of Serie A. Then, for the 2009 season– 2010 finished in fourth place with 69 points and failed to achieve promotion to Serie A after falling 3-2 on aggregate to Torino Football Club in the play-off semifinals that season.

A year later, in the 2010–2011 edition, he failed to maintain the good results of the previous seasons and finished in 16th position with 51 points, just 2 points above the positions to play the play-out due to relegation to the C1 series. Again in the 2011–2012 season they finished in third place with 80 points to 3 behind Torino Football Club and Pescara Calcio who achieved direct promotion and lost 3-2 against Unione Calcio Sampdoria in the play-off semifinals.

US Sassuolo Calcio achieved a historic season in 2012–2013 as they achieved promotion to Serie A, for the first time in their history, after drawing 1-1 against Calcio Padova on matchday 40; being champion of Series B with 85 points.

Serie A

The 2013–2014 season was Sassuolo's debut in Serie A, and their first match ended in a 2-0 defeat at Torino FC. On the second date, their forward Simone Zaza scored the club's first goal in Serie A but fell 1-4 at home against AS Livorno Calcio; They then added defeats against Hellas Verona FC by (2-0) and Inter Milan by (7-0) and achieved their first point on the fifth match after drawing 1-1 in their visit to the San Paolo stadium against SSC Napoli.

The first victory for US Sassuolo was on matchday eight after defeating Bologna FC 2 1-1909 at home, then on the 19th date they defeated AC Milan 4-3 with 4 goals from Domenico Berardi and finished the first round in position. 17th with 17 points and only one point from the relegation positions. They quickly chained 7 losses in a row and fell to the bottom of the table but achieved a 0-0 draw with Bologna FC 1909 and defeated Calcio Catania 3-1 but added new defeats, 3 in a row. During the last seven dates of the championship, Sassuolo added four victories and on matchday 37 they secured their permanence in Serie A after defeating Genoa Cricket and Football Club 4-2 at home.

The 2014–2015 season started badly for Sassuolo as they claimed their first win until the eighth date when they won 3-1 on their visit to Parma. However, the club chained a streak of good results and finished the first round in eleventh position with 25 points. Subsequently, the club had a series of poor results and at the end of the season they added four victories in a row, finishing in thirteenth position in the championship with 49 points well away from the relegation places to Serie B.

US Sassuolo began their third consecutive season in Serie A in the 2015–2016 cycle being one of the best, since unlike the previous two years the team started with a 2-1 victory at home against SSC Napoli and did not suffer his first defeat until the seventh date when he was defeated 1-0 in his visit to Empoli Football Club. Immediately afterwards, the club added several victories including one by 1-0 to Juventus on matchday 19 and another by the same score on their visit to Inter Milan on matchday 32, thus ending the first round of the championship in sixth position. with 8 points and in the qualifying zone for the UEFA Europa League. However, Sassuolo could not add any victory during the next six days, which fell to eighth position XNUMX points behind sixth place that would mean a historic qualification for European competitions.

Subsequently, the club added three victories in a row against Empoli FC, SS Lazio and AC Milan, but then only won one of the next six games, placing it in seventh position at the end of matchday 34 with 49 points to 4. away from AC Milan that occupied the last position that gave access to Europe. In the last four dates of the championship Sassuolo defeated Torino FC, Hellas Verona FC, Frosinone Calcio and Inter Milan, while AC Milan only managed a 0-1 win against Bologna FC 1909, for which US Sassuolo finished in sixth position with 61 points and achieved a historic qualification to the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League.

In the 2016–2017 season, they played in the UEFA Europa League, but were eliminated in the group stage after finishing fourth behind Athletic Club, Rapid and KRC Genk. Sassuolo finished fourth in their zone. The highlight of what was their first European foray was a 3-0 home win against Athletic Club and a draw on the road at Allianz Stadion against Rapid Vienna.

Season 2018-19

Sassuolo was one of the teams that made the most signings, highlighting the arrival of Kevin-Prince Boateng or Marlon Santos among others, but assuming the loss of important players such as defender Francesco Acerbi to Lazio or forward Matteo Politano to Inter de Milan. They started the league very well, beating Inter Milan 1-0, reaching the 3rd place in the championship until October, only surpassed by Napoli and Juventus in Turin.


  • Titular uniform: T-shirt with vertical stripes, interspersed with black and green. Completely black pants and socks with a green border but with most of it in black.
  • Away uniform: White t-shirt with a diagonal line with rainbow colors. Entirely white trousers and stockings with black trim but mostly white.
  • Alternate uniform: Blue t-shirt and pants with black highlights, blue socks with a small black detail at the top.

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MAPEI Stadium - Città del Tricolore, the team's stadium since 2013.

The stadium MAPEI Stadium - Città del Tricolore It is located in Reggio Emilia, Italy and is used, temporarily since 2013, for the local matches of the Italian team that currently plays in Serie A. It replaced the small Stadio Mirabello stadium in 1910 before being acquired in 2013 by the Mapei company, owner of US Sassuolo Calcio.

It currently has a total capacity of 21 spectators and is home to the Associazione Calcio Reggiana 584 and the US Sassuolo Calcio teams.


The official anthem of the Sassuolo is the song neroverdi, composed in 2013 by the Italian singer-songwriter Nek and used as such from December of the same year.


Squad 2020-21

US Sassuolo Calcio Squad for the 2020-21 Season
Players Technical team
No. Nac. Pos Name Age Last team End of contract
47 Flag of Italy.svg 0BY Andrea Consigli  34 years Flag of Italy.svg Atalanta  2022
56 Flag of Italy.svg 0BY Gianluca Pegolo  40 years Flag of Italy.svg Robur Siena  2020
63 Flag of Italy.svg 0BY Stefano turati  19 years Flag of Italy.svg Renate
2 Flag of Brazil.svg 1DEF Marlon  25 years Flag of Spain.svg Barcelona  2023
5 Flag of Turkey.svg 1DEF Kaan Ayhan  26 years Flag of Germany.svg Fortuna Düsseldorf
6 Flag of Brazil.svg 1DEF Rogério  23 years Flag of Italy.svg Juventus FC  2022
13 Flag of Italy.svg 1DEF Federico Peluso  37 years Flag of Italy.svg Juventus FC  2020
17 Flag of Turkey.svg 1DEF Because Müldür  22 years Flag of Austria.svg Rapid Vienna  2024
19 Flag of Italy.svg 1DEF Filippo Romagna  23 years Flag of Italy.svg Cagliari
21 Flag of Romania.svg 1DEF Vlad Chiriches  31 years Flag of Italy.svg Naples  2020
22 Flag of Germany.svg 1DEF Jeremy toljan  26 years Flag of Germany.svg Borussia Dortmund  2020
31 Flag of Italy.svg 1DEF Gian MarcoFerrari  28 years Flag of Italy.svg UC Sampdoria  2021
77 Flag of Greece.svg 1DEF Giorgos Kyriakopoulos  25 years Flag of Greece.svg Asteras Tripolis  2020
4 Flag of Italy.svg 2MED Francesco Magnanelli Captain sports.svg  36 years Flag of Italy.svg Sangiovannese  2019
10 Flag of Serbia.svg 2MED Filip Dauricic  29 years Flag of Italy.svg UC Sampdoria  2022
14 Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg 2MED Pedro Obiang  29 years Flag of England.svg West Ham United  2022
23 Flag of Cote dIvoire.svg 2MED Hamed traore  21 years Flag of Italy.svg Empoli  2020
44 Flag of Italy.svg 2MED Andrea ghion  21 years  Lower
68 Flag of Morocco.svg 2MED Mehdi Bourabia  29 years Flag of Turkey.svg Konyaspor  2022
73 Flag of Italy.svg 2MED Manuel Locatelli  23 years Flag of Italy.svg AC Milan  2023
7 Flag of Cote dIvoire.svg 3OF Jeremie God  24 years Flag of England.svg Chelsea  2022
9 Flag of Italy.svg 3OF Francesco caputo  33 years Flag of Italy.svg Empoli  2022
11 Flag of Denmark.svg 3OF Jens odgaard  22 years Flag of Italy.svg Inter  2022
16 Flag of Italy.svg 3OF Federico Ricci  26 years Flag of Italy.svg Rome  2022
18 Flag of Italy.svg 3OF Giacomo Raspadori  21 years Flag of Italy.svg Lower  2022
25 Flag of Italy.svg 3OF Domenico Berardi  26 years Flag of Italy.svg Juventus FC  2022
27 Flag of Slovakia.svg 3OF Lukáš Haraslin  24 years Flag of Poland.svg Lechia Gdańsk  2020
92 Flag of France.svg 3OF Gregoire Defrel  29 years Flag of Italy.svg Rome  2020
98 Flag of Italy.svg 3OF Nicholas pierini  22 years  Lower
99 Flag of Italy.svg 3OF Gianluca scamacca  22 years Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jong PSV
No. Nac. Pos Name Age Eq. origin Given to
Flag of Italy.svg 1DEF   claud adjapong  22 years  Lower Flag of Italy.svg Lecce
Flag of Italy.svg 1DEF   Edward Goldaniga  27 years Flag of Italy.svg Palermo Flag of Italy.svg Genoa
Flag of Italy.svg 2MED   Luca mazzitelli  25 years Flag of Italy.svg Rome Flag of Italy.svg Pisa
Flag of Senegal.svg 3OF   Khouma the Babacar  28 years Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina Flag of Turkey.svg Alanyaspor
Flag of Italy.svg 3OF   Enrico Brignola  21 years Flag of Italy.svg Benevento Flag of Italy.svg SPAL
Flag of Uruguay.svg 3OF   Emiliano Gomez  19 years Flag of Uruguay.svg Boston River Flag of Spain.svg Albacete B
Flag of Italy.svg 3OF   Federico Di Francesco  26 years Flag of Italy.svg Bologna Flag of Italy.svg SPAL
Flag of Italy.svg 2MED   Davide frattesi  21 years  Lower Flag of Italy.svg Monza
Coach (s)

Flag of Italy.svg Roberto De Zerbi

Assistant Coach (s)

Flag of Italy.svg Davide possanzini

Goalkeeping coach (s)

Flag of Italy.svg Fabrizio Lorieri

  • Pos : Position
  • Nac. : Sports nationality
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  • Injury icon 2.svg Injured
  • BY / ARQ : Goalkeeper
  • DEF : Defending
  • MID / VOL : Midfielder
  • OF : Forward

Updated September 29, 2020

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  • Ezio Pascutti (1986–87)
  • Loris Boni (1997–98)
  • Stefano garuti
  • Robert Bushi
  • Gianni Balugani
  • Daniele Simeon
  • Fabio Bedogni
  • Paolo Magnani (2000 - March 26, 2002)
  • Oscar lamagni
  • Cesare Maestroni (2002 - January 13, 2003)
  • Cristiano Bergodi (July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004)
  • Giuseppe Brucato (July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005)
  • Gian Marco Remondina (July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2007)
  • Massimiliano Allegri (July 17, 2007 - May 28, 2008)
  • Andrea Mandorlini (July 7, 2008 - June 30, 2009)
  • Stefano Pioli (June 12, 2009 - June 9, 2010)
  • Daniele Arrigoni (June 26, 2010 - October 3, 2010)
  • Angelo Gregucci (October 3, 2010 - May 9, 2011)
  • Paolo Mandelli (May 9, 2011 - June 9, 2011)
  • Fulvio Pea (June 9, 2011 - June 10, 2012)
  • Eusebio Di Francesco (June 19, 2012 - January 28, 2014)
  • Alberto Malesani (January 29, 2014 - March 3, 2014)
  • Eusebio Di Francesco (March 3, 2014 - June 13, 2017)

Club data

  • Foundation: 17 of July of 1920
  • Seasons in Serie A: 7 (2013/14-Present).
  • Series B seasons: 5 (Serie B (Italy) 2008 / 2009–2012 / 2013).
  • Best place in Serie A: 6 (2015/16).
  • Worst place in Serie A: 17 (2013/14).
  • Highest win achieved
    • At home national championships: US Sassuolo 6:2 Cagliari on May 21 for Italy 2016/17.
    • In visiting national championships:
    • In international home championships: US Sassuolo 3:0 to Athletic Club and 3:0 to FC Luzern for the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League.
    • In visiting international championships: he has no triumphs.
  • Biggest win received:
    • At home national championships: US Sassuolo 0:7 with Internazionale on September 22 for Italy) 2013/14.
    • In visiting national championships: Juventus 7:0 to US Sassuolo on February 4 for Italy) 2017/18, Internazionale 7:0 to US Sassuolo on September 13 for Italy) 2014/15.
    • In international home championships: US Sassuolo 0:2 with KRC Genk UEFA Europa League 2016/17.
    • In visiting international championships: KRC Genk 3:1 to US Sassuolo UEFA Europa League 2016/17.


Official tournaments

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Serie B 1/0 Championship)

Subsidiary teams

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