Grieving Genoa seeks relief from derby after bridge collapse

Published 8:22 a.m. ET Nov. 22, 2018 | Updated 9:10 a.m. ET Nov. 22, 2018

ROME (AP) — The local economy is devastated. The traffic is endless. A general sense of mourning lingers.

In the more than three months since 43 people were killed in the Morandi highway bridge collapse, Genoa’s residents have had little to smile about.

The city derby on Sunday — the first meeting between Genoa and Sampdoria since the bridge tragedy — could provide an opportunity for some relief.

“I hope the derby can produce a smile on the…

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