Tonight Massimiliano Allegri gambles with his Milan career by facing Genoa on Gigi Del Neri’s debut, while Siena test Palermo’s mettle.
The action continues on Sunday with an unusual lunch-time kick-off for Juventus in Catania, then Inter travel to the Dall’Ara.
Fiorentina-Lazio is the battle of the season revelations, but expect goals galore in the two evening games Napoli-Chievo and Roma-Udinese.
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