Mattia Cassani

  • Date of birth : 26/08/1983
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Italy Italy
 
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Mattia Cassani

Mattia Cassani

A tenacious, pacy right-back who ended a productive five-year stint at US Città di Palermo with a summer 2011 loan move to ACF Fiorentina, Mattia Cassani is a challenger to Christian Maggio for a starting berth in Italy's UEFA EURO 2012 team. He started four of the ten qualifying matches, including both games against Northern Ireland.

• Started out with Juventus but was unable to break through with the Turin giants and had a brief spell in Serie B with UC Sampdoria, which ended in promotion, before remaining at second-tier level with Hellas Verona FC.

• Accumulated 118 Serie B appearances for Verona over a three-year period, his consistency earning a move to top-flight Palermo in the summer of 2006.

• Made his European debut for the Sicilians in a UEFA Cup first round tie against West Ham United FC at Upton Park and scored a spectacular first Serie A goal against ex-club Juventus on 6 April 2008 to give Palermo a 3-2 victory.

• Earned widespread recognition as one of Serie A's finest full-backs as he accumulated 161 league appearances for Palermo before returning to the mainland in 2011 when he joined Fiorentina on loan with a view to a permanent transfer.

• First capped for Italy by Marcello Lippi in a November 2009 friendly against Sweden but did not make the cut for the 2010 FIFA World Cup; became much more prominent under new Azzurri boss Cesare Prandelli.

Last updated: 07/03/12 18.06CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 30/05/2014 02:01 CET
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundItalyItaly2-0MaltaMalta9000
25.08.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma0-0ChievoChievo9000
01.09.2013Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese3-1ParmaParma9000
16.09.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma1-3RomaRoma9001
22.09.2013Italian Serie ACataniaCatania0-0ParmaParma9000
30.09.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina2-2ParmaParma8501
06.10.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma3-1SassuoloSassuolo9000
20.10.2013Italian Serie AVeronaVerona3-2ParmaParma9000
27.10.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma3-2MilanMilan9000
30.10.2013Italian Serie AGenoaGenoa1-0ParmaParma9000
02.11.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma0-1JuventusJuventus9000
10.11.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma1-1LazioLazio9000
23.11.2013Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli0-1ParmaParma7200
30.11.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma1-1BolognaBologna9000
08.12.2013Italian Serie AInternazionaleInternazionale3-3ParmaParma9001
15.12.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma0-0CagliariCagliari9000
06.01.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma3-1TorinoTorino9001
14.01.2014Italian CupFifth roundLazioLazio2-1ParmaParma9001
19.01.2014Italian Serie AChievoChievo1-2ParmaParma9000
26.01.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma1-0UdineseUdinese9000
09.02.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma0-0CataniaCatania9000
16.02.2014Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta0-4ParmaParma9000
24.02.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma2-2FiorentinaFiorentina9000
02.03.2014Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo0-1ParmaParma9000
09.03.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma2-0VeronaVerona9000
16.03.2014Italian Serie AMilanMilan2-4ParmaParma9000
23.03.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma1-1GenoaGenoa9000
26.03.2014Italian Serie AJuventusJuventus2-1ParmaParma2900
30.03.2014Italian Serie ALazioLazio3-2ParmaParma9000
02.04.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma4-2ParmaParma9000
13.04.2014Italian Serie ABolognaBologna1-1ParmaParma9000
19.04.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma0-2InternazionaleInternazionale9000
27.04.2014Italian Serie ACagliariCagliari1-0ParmaParma9000
04.05.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma2-0SampdoriaSampdoria9000
11.05.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino1-1ParmaParma9000
18.05.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma2-0LivornoLivorno9000

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General info

  • Name: Mattia Cassani
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 26/08/1983 (30)
  • Country: Italy
  • Squad number: 2
  • Club: Parma ( ITA)

  • Height: 184cm
  • Weight: 75kg

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    13/11/02: Dynamo Kyiv 1-2 Juventus
  • National team: UEFA European Football Championship (Qualifying round)
    03/09/10: Estonia 1-2 Italy

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Italy40
Total40

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Juventus10
Total10
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Palermo150
Total150
Last updated: 01/08/2013 08:16 CET
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